These are tasks residents perform each day like dressing, bathing, grooming, dining, and managing their medications.
Independent living gives seniors a safe place to live in a senior community where there is assistance available if needed, and meals, housekeeping and maintenance are taken care of by the community allowing seniors to have peace of mind and a more carefree lifestyle. Services like transportation, dining, light housekeeping, activities and more are included in the monthly fee.
Assisted Living provides assistance to residents with the activities of daily living—dressing, bathing, dining, and medication management. Services like transportation, dining, housekeeping, and more are included in the monthly fee.
Dementia can be a variety of diagnoses, the most common of which is Alzheimer’s. This disease begins slowly, but over time, symptoms worsen. While occasional memory problems are common for individuals over age 65, people with dementia cannot retrieve information and, in most cases, lose the ability to remember.
Long-term care insurance is a type of insurance developed specifically to cover the cost of skilled nursing, assisted living, home health care, and other long-term care services. These services are usually not covered by traditional health insurance or Medicare.
If you are a Veteran or the widow of a Veteran, you may be eligible for a wide variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans. These include disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocation rehabilitation and employment, and burial. For complete details, go to www.benefits.va.gov.