Senior living services are not something you shop for every day. There are many options out there and challenging decisions to be made. You’re sure to have questions. Our advisors are here for you, ready to give you the answers you need and to recommend the right solutions for your situation—even if that recommendation isn’t us.
On this page, you'll find information on our living options and services, as well as suggestions to start the discussion about new living arrangements and how to carefully evaluate a senior living community.
All Christian Horizons communities are not-for-profit and faith-based. They range from communities with a single level of care to Life Plan Communities with a full continuum of care. We’ll help you pick the right option for your situation.
Call some senior living options—such as home care and housing—and get general information.
Make a list of pros and cons for their specific situation.
Offer options. But don’t overwhelm them with choices.
Set the tone. Be patient, willing to listen to the concerns that your parent has.
Don’t argue. Go easy and slow unless you are in a crisis situation and believe your parent is in danger.
Talk about ways that you can possibly help them or hire someone to help with one item first.
Decisions don't come quickly. So get as much information as you can to make an informed decision.
Be ready to continue the conversation at any time.
If they are completely resisting any change, then it is time for a third party to try. This can be a friend, pastor or doctor—someone that your parents trust to look at the situation in a different way.
You may have started to notice that your parents are beginning to struggle with day-to-day tasks. Be proactive; don’t wait for something to happen to take action. Here are some questions to answer: