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The Cost of Assisted Living Services Across America

Assisted Living In general, a state-licensed program offered at a residential community with services that include meals, laundry, housekeeping, medications reminders, and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLS) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLS). Supportive Services include: Meals Overall Нealth Private/ Shared Social Medication 24-Hour Trans- Laundry portation Activities Most RCFE's provide care for up to six seniors; however, they can be smaller or larger in size. Residential Care for the Elderly (RCFE Home) Private/ Shared A residential care home for seniors, or RCFE, sometimes also known as a Board & Care Home, is typically a traditional home that has been converted to a care home and is licensed by the state to take care of seniors. Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) Monthly Contractual charges A CCRC resident contract often involves either an entry fee or buy-in fee addition to the monthly service charges, which may change according to the medical services required. CCRCS are typically licensed by the state. Congregate Housing Shared A shared living environment designed to integrate the housing and services needs of elders and younger disabled individuals. MEDICARE Medicare does not pay for: Life Care 'Community C Room and board Shared Contractual A CCRC that offers an insurance type contract and provides all levels of care. It often includes payment for acute care and physician's visits. + Personal Care Assisted Living Independent Living Community Multi-unit senior housing which encourages socialization also be used to describe housing with few or no services. Over 31,100 "residential care facilities" exist in the U.S. with a capacity to serve nearly one million residents. In 2012 $3,600 paid per month for assisted living 971,900 beds nationwide The Cost of Assisted Living Families typically use a combination of : Social Security The Population living in assisted living communities Veterans Savings 70% Female of seniors have long term care insurance. The average resident is an 87 year old female widow. Private Pay vs. Medicaid 54% Over Age 85 The average resident stays for 28 months. 82.5% Private Pay 90 % are paid for with private funds. Residents have an average annual income of $27,260. 19% Receive Medicaid 37% About 4 in 10 RCFS had one or more residents who had some or all of their long-term care services paid by Medicaid. Need Assistance with Three or More Activites of Daily Living Alzheimer's Facts The only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed. The sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. 42% Alsheimer's More than 15 million provide unpaid care valued at Have Alzheimer's Disease \or Rélated Dementia $210 Billion Alzheimer's patients paid an $4,750 month 1 in 8 Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. 5.4 million nationwide Today, researchers are increasingly finding that aduults may spend more years caring for their parents than caring for their children. Sources: http://www.cdc.gow/nchs/data/databriefs/db78.htm disease_focts_ond_figures.osp Meay BEST CARE SENIOR SERVICES INFOGRAPHIC DESIGNED BY NationalPositions Profitable Internet Marketing

The Cost of Assisted Living Services Across America

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For many seniors, there comes a time when they may need help with some of the daily aspects of their lives. However, not everyone has the same needs as everyone else. Some seniors may require constant...


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