Posts Tagged ‘ elder care ’

ASSISTED LIVING FOR ELDERLY LOVED ONES

Nov 23rd, 2012 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

How to Tailor Assisted Living to Your Needs Making the move to an assisted living facility can feel like a huge jump for many men and women, but that doesn’t mean that it needs to be uncomfortable, scary or even that much different than living in your home. In fact, if you’re careful about your [...]



HOW EXPENSIVE CAN ELDER CARE GET?

Feb 15th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Projecting ahead into the next year, it begins to appear that the costs of elder care, i.e. assisted living, nursing care and other such forms of suitable accommodation for the elderly who require attention will continue to escalate. Depending on the nature of the care, geographic location, the condition of the resident (client, patient, etc.) these costs seem to continue to climb, until it is possible to imagine that over a ten year period, one can be talking in terms of somewhere between $400k and $500k in costs for care. That begins to feel prohibitive and downright scary.

Those who are wise enough to have applied for and qualified to receive long term care insurance are surely on the right track. And, they are even wiser if they chose the inflation rider as a part of the policy.

We relish the thought of our elderly loved ones