Category Archives: Assisted Living

Preventing Confusion in the Face of Crisis: Getting Your Final Affairs Together

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Proactive planning and candid discussion can make a world of difference for your children or loved ones when they are faced with the daunting and emotionally draining task of orchestrating your funeral and settling your final affairs. Considering the grief, heartache, and accompanying confusion that come with the loss of a loved one, it’s really in your best interest to...

How Will I Afford Assisted Living?

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An assisted living facility usually costs between $3,000 and $5,000 a month. While some medical care can be covered by Medicare and Medicaid, the majority of the costs associated with assisted living are paid for privately out of pocket. So, the question arises: “How can I afford for assisted living?” There are actually many different ways to cover this expense....

What Is Assisted Living?

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Most of us have heard the terms “assisted living,” “independent living facility,” “nursing home,” “hospice care,” and “in-home nursing care,” but we do not always understand the differences between each of these different types of care. All of these types of care are designed to help people with disabilities or those who are elderly continue to live their lives as...

4 Things to Consider when Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

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If you or a loved one is considering moving into an assisted living facility, you’ll most likely have to deal with a lot of uncertainty when finding a facility. You will probably visit a number of places, find yourself discouraged with the process, and not know where to turn. The good news is there are a number of sources online...