Downloads and Guides

Tips and Resources

We’re always happy to share articles, guides, checklists and tip sheets about senior health, senior living, and other topics of interest. Scroll down to see a sample of free resources you can download and keep.

If you have comments or questions about a particular topic, or would like more information, contact us using the form on this page or call us at 214-528-0660.

Why Live at Monticello West

Moving into a senior living community can be an overwhelming experience. There are many items to consider. We make it easy. At Monticello West, we truly believe in the importance of aging in place, which is why we tailor our support to the changing needs of our residents.

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A Caregiver’s Guide

There’s no “how-to” manual for becoming a caregiver. And caring for an older loved one can be overwhelming, especially if it’s new to you. From the first signs of a health condition to an advanced stage, we understand you need a place to find information and get answers to your questions.

Check out our guide

Benefits of Senior Living

Did you know that social seniors are happier, healthier seniors? Having social connections can have a significant impact on your health and happiness. In fact, loneliness is linked to depression and other chronic health conditions.

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10 Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living

Is your loved one showing signs of needing help with activities of daily living? Is it time to start a conversation about assisted living? If you’re not sure whether added support is needed, here are clues that will help you decide.

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How to Talk to an Older Loved One About Senior Care.

How do you start talking to a loved one about assisted living? What questions do you ask? What topics are off limits? Our helpful questions are designed to help you plan a productive discussion about senior living with your loved one.

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Living in a Life Care Services® Community

When you choose a senior living community, you’re making more than an investment of retirement savings; you’re making an investment of the heart. Choosing a community managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, means putting both in the hands of an organization that has a rich history of quality senior living for nearly five decades.

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions


Need a little more detail? You’ll find answers to some of the most popular questions we’re asked on our FAQ page, with information about our community, services, care and more.