Senior Care Blog

National Senior Living Placement Services Aren’t What You Think

Have you spent hours pouring over websites and brochures to the point your head is spinning? Are you avoiding the headache and hoping your older brother will step up and take it off your plate? Choosing the right senior living facility for your loved one is overwhelming. That’s where Senior Home Transitions comes in. We transform the process from a pile of paperwork to a seamless transition for you and your family. National Companies provide generic lists of options in your area where Senior Home Transitions works with you as an individual to find [...]

2022-11-21T11:46:23-05:00By |Senior Living|

Assisted Living vs Personal Care – What to Know

When caring for a loved one, it’s important to find a home that provides both the care and the comfort that they need. Although both assisted living and personal care facilities are similar in many ways, they are also starkly different. They each require different licensing and different staff. You need to understand the difference before making a decision, meaning you need to make an assisted living vs personal care comparison that will help you choose the right one. Personal Care Homes (PCHs) Also referred to as personal care facilities, these are establishments that [...]

2022-11-21T11:40:58-05:00By |Senior Living|

Cost of Senior Living: How to Pay for Assisted Living & Nursing Care

Many times, children of aging parents are suddenly faced with the reality of placing their mom or dad into a long-term care environment, without knowing how to pay for assisted living, skilled nursing, or other senior living options. Too many families do not plan in advance and are often shocked at how expensive assisted living can be. While some make the mistaken assumption that assisted living will be covered by health insurance, they are devastated with the realization that the cost will be coming out of their own pockets. Without thoughtful advanced planning, the [...]

2022-05-26T15:35:39-04:00By |Senior Living|

Assisted Living Cost: What You Need to Know About the Cost of Senior Living

Assisted living costs are increasing across the country as more baby boomers are needing assistance and inflation increases. According to a recent study, a retiring couple today will need $285,000 in savings just to cover medical expenses. This doesn’t include the cost of living. Classic retirement plans, a 401K, or social security may be an option for some, but according to AARP, more than 6.4 million seniors live below the poverty line. The placement specialists at Senior Home Transitions work with seniors of all income levels to find the care they need at a [...]

2022-05-26T15:36:29-04:00By |Senior Living|

Veterans Benefits for Assisted Living: How to Apply, Eligibility & Requirements

More than one-third of Americans over 65 are either wartime veterans or are married to one. Many veteran families may not realize the benefits available to them to help offset the cost of senior care. Less than 10 percent of those who qualify apply for Veterans Aid & Attendance use the benefit, which can be used to help pay for in-home care, board and care, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities. This is because many veterans either are not informed or do not understand the benefits available to them. It’s actually easier to [...]

2022-09-06T10:05:43-04:00By |Senior Living|
Go to Top