Read the Story of Armond and Dorothy Rudolph
Armond and Dorothy met resistance from their assisted-living facility when they announced their plan to voluntarily stop eating and drinking. They overcame eviction and achieved the peaceful ending they sought. Learn from their experience how to avoid similar obstacles. Read the full story here.
Assisted-Living Facility Rights
Assisted-living facilities (ALFs) are designed to provide necessary services in a setting with all the comforts of home. If you’re living in or considering life in an ALF, you should expect them to honor any choices you make in the privacy of your home. As the Rudolphs found out, that isn’t always the case.
As the end of life approaches, a variety of options for dying at home are accepted in law and medicine in every state. Do you hope the ALF will remain your home for the duration of your life? Ensure your home is suited to your choices. Download our rider here. Ask the facility you’re considering to confirm it will be your “home,” with the dignity and privacy that implies.