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Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?

By Humberto Fortuna MA, MS

Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?

Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?
Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?

YES! YES! YES!

You should make an appointment to tour any type of alternative housing especially an Assisted Living Community or an Alzheimer’s Dementia / Memory Care Unit in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County.


Having been an Administrator of very large communities, I have witnessed, firsthand, what can happen when people just “Show up” for a tour of an ALF, Assisted Living Community or a Locked Special Care Unit.

You may come upon a scenario that is unpleasant or unnerving. Things happen in communities with an elderly population, and the community should not be judged by an isolated incident, but by how it is handled by the staff.


Another important reason you should make an appointment to tour an Assisted Living Facility or an Alzheimer’s Dementia Special Care units, is the fact that you want to tour the Assisted Living community with the Sales or Marketing Representative, not a receptionist or office worker as a fill in. While they may be able to show you around, they are not going to be able to answer all of your questions and give you the personal attention that you will require in making this important decision. So, if you are planning to set up a tour for an Assisted Living Facility or a Alzheimer’s Dementia Special Care unit make an Appointment and make sure you get your answers to your questions from a good source without wasting your time.

Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?
Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?

PCC can assist you in arranging the tours and Facilities for you or your loved ones at no cost to you.


For more information, please contact Placement Counselors Corp. as a FREE service.


Placement Counselors Corp network with several local and nations organizations like Area Agency on Aging of Broward County, Elder Affairs and ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) Adult Protective Services, etc. PCC provides information and assistance about state and federal benefits, as well as available local programs and services to most hospitals in Florida as part of our ongoing networking such as:




Broward Health Hospitals: https://www.browardhealth.org/

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Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?
Should YOU Make an Appointment to Tour an Assisted Living Community?

PCC and 55+ Magazine is part of the local Networking system in Southeast Florida and with the following establishments: Nursing Homes, Rehabilitation Services, Group Homes for Seniors, Adult Family Care Homes, Dementia Care Units, Retirement Homes, Senior Care Facilities, Home Nursing Care, Retirement Facilities, Senior Living Communities, Assisted living Homes, Senior Living Facilities, Home for Elderly, Assisted living Apartments Near You, In Home Nursing Services, Care Facility for the Elderly, Senior Care Assistance, Elder Care home Care, Elder Care home Services, Senior Living Communities, Secured mental Health Care License Facilities. Memorial Healthcare System | Memorial Healthcare System - MHS With numerous locations in South Florida, its Memorial Regional Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital South, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Pembroke 24/7 Emergency Care Center, Memorial Primary Care, Memorial Urgent Care Center, Memorial Manor, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital https://baptisthealth.net/ Baptist Health Hospital | Doral, Baptist Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Bethesda Hospital West, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital Broward Health Hospitals: www.browardhealth.org/ Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children's Hospital at Broward Health

Our Counselors specialize in specific areas in Broward, Dade and or Palm Beach counties in Southeast Florida. You will be assigned to a placement counselor under the supervision of Humberto Fortuna MA, MS – Geriatric Specialist, that knows your desired area of search and will not just be guessing or recommending a facility from a list or a directory. This is a personalized service that you can trust.

We are committed to providing a comprehensive Assisted Living Placement Service at no charge to our clients in Southeast Florida : Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Contact us at pcc@placementcounselors.com or

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