Kathleen Hoffmann is a Certified Senior Advisor at Oasis Senior Advisors
As an advisor for Oasis, she offers service to anyone looking for senior Living arrangements, from Assisted Living to Independent Living to Memory Care facilities.
Kathleen offers first-hand experience and will personally meet with you to discuss your needs on everything from lifestyle to budget. Several years ago, when her mom became ill, Kathleen experienced the challenges of dealing with the healthcare system. “We found our way through, but not without difficulty. Oasis has given me the opportunity to assist families in navigating through this often confusing and difficult process. It would be my privilege to help you find the perfect senior community for your loved one.” After spending many years in the IT field, her real passion is to work with helping people. “I knew that I wanted the next chapter of my life to be about helping people and serving my community.”
Oasis Senior Advisors is a FREE, local, community-based referral placement service. We bring families and senior living communities together using a personal one-on-one approach.
Whether you are looking for Assisted Living, Independent Living, or Memory Care, Oasis Senior Advisors help take the stress off your shoulders and be your guide.
Assisted Living Communities
Skilled Nursing Homes
Residential Care Homes
To move or not to move?
When is the right time to transition to an Assisted Living community? When is staying at home no longer the best option? Unfortunately no easy answer exists. Here is a checklist of questions you should ask when contemplating this difficult decision:
Has your loved one fallen in their home or do they have a fear of falling?
Do they have difficulties navigating in their home?
Do they restrict their living space to one or two rooms?
Do they have difficulties getting out of a chair?
Do they experience shortness of breath performing normal activities?
Do they grab onto furniture to catch their balance?
Are they willing to make modifications? (Cane, grab bars, raised toilet, etc.)
Do they frequently miss doses?
Do they know what to do if they miss a dose?
Do they know what their medications are for?
Mood, Memory, Mental State
Do they verbalize loneliness?
Do they sleep a lot or nap frequently?
Do they spend days without leaving the house?
Do they use “evasive” talk such as using “he” or “she” versus a name
Do they miss appointments?
Activities of Daily Living
Do they have difficulties with bathing, dressing, toileting or walking?
Do they often wear the same outfit for several days?
Do they have a body odor?
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