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This presentation will explain the differences between Skilled Nursing Homes, Independent and Assisted Living Communities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Memory Care Communities. Liz Cornish will then focus specifically on Assisted Living and Memory Care and how these communities can differ in care and amenities. She will provide information regarding questions that families should ask and things to look for in an Assisted Living or Memory Care Community.
Liz will also provide information on how and when to start a conversation with your family member about transitioning to an assisted living or memory care community.
Lastly, she will discuss the cost of assisted living verses the cost of remaining in the home. As well as different ways to pay for care in the home and ways to help cover the cost of Memory Care or Assisted Living.
Please register with Beth Van Ness so you will receive the Zoom link by email. Send your message to firstname.lastname@example.org or bvanness@TownofCantonCt.org
Liz Cornish is the owner of New Season In Life, LLC. The company specializes in providing information and guiding seniors and their families through the maze of Assisted Living and Memory Care in Connecticut. Liz’s passion for helping seniors stems from her more than 30 years of experience as a Physical Therapist.
Liz has worked in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals and skilled nursing homes. She has spent most of her years providing Physical Therapy to seniors in their homes and in Senior Living Communities. This has provided her the opportunity to work in the majority of Senior Living Communities throughout Connecticut. She provides her insight and extensive knowledge of each of the Senior Living Communities in Greater Hartford and Litchfield. Liz continues to work as a home care Physical Therapist in the Farmington Valley.
She enjoys the outdoors and spends many weekends hiking the trails throughout Connecticut and New England with her family.
Inclement weather policy: If Canton schools or afterschool activities are cancelled for weather-related reasons, so too are events for teens and children at the Canton Public Library. The library is often still open, please contact us with questions or concerns at 860.693.5800.