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Planning Your Move to Assisted Living or Memory Support

As you’re preparing to move your loved one into assisted living and memory care, consider that this will be a new environment in a smaller space.

It’s often recommended that you avoid bringing lots of knickknacks or collectibles, area rugs or throw rugs, chairs on wheels, multiples of most things, sharp items such as scissors and knives, large-scale furniture and boxes of stored items.

 Furniture

  • Bed
  • Nightstand
  • Seating: small sofa, chairs with arms
  • Small end table(s) with storage
  • Small kitchen table for two
  • Dresser
  • TV stand or bookshelf

Personal Items

  • Clothes
  • Shoes, nonskid slippers
  • Basic toiletries
  • Minimal jewelry
  • Special heirlooms or mementos
  • Shower chair


Decorations

  • Wall décor
  • Photographs and photo albums
  • Seasonal decorations
  • Lamps, lightbulbs
  • Clock
  • Throw blanket