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LOCAL TODAY EXCELSIOR SHOREWOOD CHANHASSEN WAYZATA PLYMOUTH ST LOUIS PARK MINNETONKA DEEPHAVEN HOPKINS MARCH 2019 Turn to this Oasis advisor for smart advice about senior living When it’s time for you to choose a new senior living option, there’s a lot to consider. Are you a senior looking to downsize? Do you want to have more fun and friends in your life? Or are you the adult child who has to decide the next move for a parent whose health has declined? experience managing and improving quality in healthcare organizations. She can walk you through the intricacies of independent and assisted living, memory care, in-home care, and more. and preferences,” said Fordyce. Sorting through the 90-plus senior living options in the west metro area is a daunting task. Without experience, it’s difficult to even know what questions to ask when looking Oasis Senior Advisors is a for the perfect fit for yourself or a national company that provides free, parent. You don’t have to navigate this community-based senior housing “Many people may have to make transition alone. Objective expertise services in some 30 states through a decision in a hurry, which is very and understanding are available to advisors like Fordyce. stressful,” said Fordyce. “I guide them you now and just a phone call away. “I assist seniors and families in with questions, factual information Certified Senior Advisor Barb navigating senior housing options and local options.” Fordyce is a Minnetonka-based and finding the “right fit” in a senior Fordyce has visited the senior Oasis Senior Advisor® with 30 years’ community that meets your needs communities in the area and knows the staff at many of them. She will accompany you on tours and stick with you throughout the transition. When you call Fordyce, she’ll find out why you’re calling to assess your situation and ask questions to get you on the right path. If you’re a senior who wants to downsize, she’ll ask you things like: What city do you want to live in? Do you want to be in a place that also has assisted living available? What amenities and activities are important to you? And if you’re the adult child who’s making the decision, Fordyce will ask: What is happening with your parent? What kind of assistance is needed, such as help with showering or taking medications correctly? What types of activities does your parent enjoy? And so on. funding options, and professionals such as elder law attorneys. I will help secure experts to sell the home, downsize belongings, and more,” said Fordyce. “My service is free as I am usually compensated by the senior living community you choose,” said Fordyce. Health care knowledge. Familiarity “What matters most, though, is that with 90-plus senior living choices. we find the best choice for you and Local relationships with providers in that’s my promise.” your community. You get all that and more with Oasis Senior Advisor Barb You can reach Barb Fordyce, Fordyce. CSA, at 612-388-6678, or online at: “I also can connect you with in-home care, experts who can help navigate minnetonka/