Assisted Living

Do Nursing Homes Accept Medicare?

One frequent question we get is, “Do nursing homes accept medicare?” Medicare will not usually pay for long-term room and board at nursing homes. A nursing home that provides medical services may accept payment for those particular items, but not for residential fees. If it is medically required for you to get “skilled nursing care” (for […]

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How to Make Assisted Living More Affordable

Challenges of Growing Older When you were younger, you may have given some thought to the challenges associated with aging. However, now that you are getting older, those challenges are becoming more real every day.  As some point, you began to realize that you needed help with basic tasks such as cooking and housekeeping.   […]

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Why Assisted Living May be Right for You

Assisted living helps the elderly and disabled find a whole new lease on life. If you are worried about needing assisted living, follow these simple tips to see if assisted living is the right choice for your needs. Forgetting Food If you find yourself forgetting when it was the last time you ate or your […]

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Your Elderly Relative: When to Know If It’s Time for a Nursing Home

When you have an elderly relative in your life, you probably have a lot of amazing memories with that person. However, you might also be experiencing some sadness at seeing him or her age. One of the important parts of caring for your aging loved one is knowing when caring for them become too much. […]

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Choosing the Right Level of Care for an Elderly Relative

We may be living longer than ever before, but our elderly population is becoming increasingly reliant on palliative care from friends and relatives. Whether simply through old age or as a result of a debilitating illness such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, there is an ever increasing possibility that you will be called upon to provide […]

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