Senior Care: Tough Decisions & Easy Answers with Retirement Care Guide

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As more families are faced with the need to make tough decisions about eldercare for themselves or their loved ones, the Internet has proven to be a valuable resource for getting answers to the toughest questions.

Senior care including decisions about retirement homes, home healthcare, retirement communities and the like are among the most difficult decisions many families face. The complexity of the decision is exasperated by the fact that most families need to make decisions quickly.

For many, the necessity of making senior care decisions come a little sooner than expected whether the decisions they are making are for themselves or their loved ones. The need to make a fast, informed decision about nursing homes, senior housing and healthcare underscores the need for many people to find fast, reliable information on facilities, benefits and possibilities for them or their loved ones.

Eleanor Boyd suffered a stroke in her early 60s. Her family was not anticipating that she may need senior care within the foreseeable future, at least not until they received a phone call that Boyd suffered a stroke.

Though Eleanor Boyd was born well before the age of computers, it was computers that helped her daughters find the information they needed to get the right care for their mother. With both of her daughters working full-time and raising families, the need for finding fast and reliable information was vital.

With many consumers frustrated by Internet searches that result in primarily advertisements, the need for unbiased and reliable information is vital. Resources like Retirement Care Guide have helped many families make some of life’s toughest decisions by providing the information needed in a matter of minutes.

Retirement Care Guide is one of the rare resource sites on the Internet that do not base ratings, rankings or listings on fees paid by the vendors being ranked. Visitors to the site are assured that the information they are receiving is fair, honest and accurate.

Information is the key to success in making the right elder care decisions. The accuracy, reliability and timeliness of the information are all critical factors in determining how much or how little reliance can be placed on the information being provided.

The reality is that many families face elder care decisions each and every day. With most families faced with time constraints sites like Retirement Care Guide help consumers make informed, difficult decisions easier than ever before.    


The Retirement Care Guide is designed to be the World Wide Web’s most efficient, comprehensive tool for people who are faced with finding the perfect care environment for the elderly. The site allows its users to gather all of the information they need in less than 15 minutes by using a unique, six-step navigation tool. Visitors are able to view and print an e-brochure on every community in its database, create a customized comparison chart, build a home list that can be sent to the email address of their choice, the ability to contact multiple communities with the touch of a button, and print out informative checklists that can be brought along on site visits.

The site warmly greets all visitors with an attractive layout, a pressure-free environment, and the ability to provide important information in an attractive, uniform layout for easy comparison. It is one of those rare sites that do not require daily visitors to register for anything, pay for anything or navigate through excessive advertisements. Its sole purpose is to deliver information to those who need it quickly and efficiently so that elderly can get the care they need when they need it.

Andrew McPhaul



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