US News and World Report has some great information on how to make the decision to put a loved one in a care facility. The article provides information on steps to take to when thinking about such a move.
This is a multipart series and should be required reading for anyone in this situation.
We have created a four-step tool that first will help you determine whether nursing home care can be put off at least for awhile.
Step 1: Decide if a Nursing Home Is Necessary – US News and World Report