How to Find the Right Long-Term Care Facility

Friday, Dec 2, 2022
From 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time


Contact: AARP OR

This event is full.

Learn about the different types of long-term care options and how to find the right one.

About the Event

Whether for you or a loved one, planning for today or in the future, this presentation will provide practical tips, best practices and guidance on this important decision.  

Learn about: 

  • Strategies to plan ahead 
  • Various types of facilities to find the right match 
  • Research tools  
  • Different philosophies of care 
  • What to look for and ask about during an on-site visit  
  • Your role after move-in 

Speakers will include Dr. Vicki Schmall, professor emeritus of Oregon State University, primary author of “The Caregiver Help book: Powerful Tools for Caregiving” and a family caregiver; Fred Steele, Oregon long-term care ombudsman, and Lori Stanton, southern regional manager and DEI pillar lead from the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & SW Washington chapter. The discussion will be moderated by Yvonne Smith, a licensed clinical social worker on the full-time faculty at Clackamas Community College in the Human Services and Gerontology Programs. 

Please note that you must sign in to your account or create an account to register. AARP membership is not required to create an account. Please do not opt out of event-related emails, as you will be emailed a link to join the class via Zoom prior to the event. 

For further information, contact AARP Oregon at

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