Cost of Care Category
Costs of Care – Individuals and family are shocked when they realize needed care is not reimbursed by Medicare or private insurance. The care most beneficial to older adults as they age is care paid for privately to support ongoing independence. Government programs, like Medicaid, do exist. How will you or your loved ones pay for care? What options are available?
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The average cost of in-home care for the elderly is a topic of concern for caregivers and elderly adults. Elderly parents and loved ones want to stay at home. This desire can be supported by providing in-home care for elderly parents by family members or paid caregivers. The average cost of in-...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
As I say frequently about an intention to purchase long term care insurance, sometimes it is just too late. I met with a married couple who were interested in long term care insurance but were well aware that together, they could only afford a premium of $3,000 per month. They mentioned ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Long term care no longer means nursing home care. How to ensure you receive care where and when it is needed. ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Watch
How much is too much to pay for care? For some older adults paying for care is a “no go”. When care is needed, adult children are not always a practical or realistic option....Free Family Library - Click Here to Watch
Pamela D. Wilson, CSA, MS, BS/BA, CG Recent economic woes have found many Americans postponing health care. For those laid off or unemployed the situation is even more serious because they lack health care insurance for even basic needs. Many small companies have never been able to affor...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Pamela D. Wilson, CSA, MS, BS/BA, CG In recent months I’ve met with an increasing number of families trying to figure out how to access long term care for their parents. The challenge for most is that they never for a moment considered that they would have to pay for care; they simply as...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
A client I met decided to support her mother, Eleanore, by inviting her to live in the basement apartment of the home she shared with her husband and two children. When Eleanore first moved in six months earlier she was fairly able to take care of all of her own needs. Unexpectedly, Eleanor...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
By Pamela D. Wilson, CSA, MS, BS/BA Ever wonder how a service that touts itself as “FREE” can operate if it doesn’t charge the client a fee? I was recently working with a client on the subject of medical and legal issues. She told me she had consulted with a placement agency who recomm...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read