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Magnolia Manor Blog

Feeling Guilty About Moving Mom Into Assisted Living?

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
October 09, 2018


Moving a parent into assisted living is an understandably emotional process for children. Although deep down you understand that assisted living is the best option, it’s completely understandable to feel guilty when Mom--or Dad--has to move out of their home.

But it’s also important not to let that guilt swallow you whole - your Mom still needs you! Rather than dwell on guilty feelings, try focusing your attention on what your loved one is gaining by moving into assisted living.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Coping

6 Signs it’s Time for a Parent to Move Into Assisted Living

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
September 25, 2018


As children we see our parents as superheroes who can do anything. But as we (and they) get older, we realize that our parents are, in fact, human. Along with that realization can come some difficult decisions.

Moving Mom or Dad into assisted living is a decision that is fraught with emotional and practical considerations. Knowing when the time is right to make that call is chief among them.

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Topics: Senior Planning, Assisted Living

Does Medicare/Medicaid Cover Assisted Living in Georgia?

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
September 11, 2018


Financial questions are often some of the first asked by prospective residents when making decisions about assisted living communities in Georgia. One very commonly asked financial question we hear at Magnolia Manor is, Does Medicare or Medicaid cover assisted living in Georgia?

The short answer is, unfortunately, “no.” Medicare and Medicaid do not cover assisted living expenses for Georgians.

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Topics: Medicare/Medicaid, FAQs, Senior Planning, Assisted Living