The Facts

  • The right choice can improve quality of life, while the wrong choice can cause worry and problems
  • The wrong choice can require a second move, which is additionally disruptive and costly
  • The average cost of an assisted living stay over time is almost $80,000, making the right choice an important financial one
  • Making the right choice is time-consuming, requiring weeks of telephone calls and internet searches
  • Internet searches may be misleading because the information is often incomplete, imprecise, outdated, and designed to attract customers