Deciding where to live rarely happens by closing your eyes and waving your hand over an open map, picking the city or state your roving finger randomly lands on. You lay out the pros and cons. You discuss priorities and preferences with your partner or family. You assess costs. It can be a tedious, time-consuming… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Care Types
“Some 73 percent of seniors and their families who receive paid home care to help with their daily tasks said they were satisfied with the care and thought it was a good value for the money. However, a recent study conducted for Home Instead Senior Care shows that many people don’t know how affordable home care can… Read more »
“Faced with the usual options for senior housing and elder care, some older adults are inventing their own grassroots versions — do-it-yourself senior living that’s friendlier, more autonomous and less expensive compared to assisted living or independent living communities.
Medicare and Medicaid: Constantly revised, subject to change and very confusing! Here’s a good article with useful information regarding alternatives to nursing home care for medicare beneficiaries and what Medicare covers when it comes to nursing homes, first published on 212articles.com.
The recently released Cost of Care survey from Genworth Financial looked at the average prices of home care providers, adult day health care facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes, and unsurprisingly, found that there are staggering variations among the cost of long-term senior care in the US. The priciest state for nursing home care in the U.S…. Read more »