According to one U.S. government source*, the average cost of long term senior care ranges from about $36,000 to around $72,000 per year. And in some cases the average can be over $250,000 per year. “Wow, what’s with the huge difference?” you may say.

That’s easy to answer. It is because there are 50 states in the U.S. and probably about 100 different Kinds of Long Term Care, or senior homes and senior living, depending on the state. Each of those different kinds of senior living has a different cost associated with it.

That’s right, the Kind of care and where it takes place makes a big difference in the yearly (and of course monthly) cost.

“The national median monthly rate for a one-bedroom unit in an assisted living facility is $3,500, according to the 2014 Cost of Care Survey released in April by Genworth Financial Inc. of Richmond, Virginia. That's $42,000 per year, an increase of 1.45 percent over 2013.”

And so the key to finding out ‘What is the Cost of Senior Home Living’ to you and your loved one is to have a good resource to help you

  1. Identify the kind of Senior Home you are in need of.
  2. Determine which of those homes can provide the kind of care required.
  3. Locate homes that fit and are close and convenient to you and your family.

Once you have that information, you can contact those homes to gain a good knowledge of the Cost of Senior Home Living for you and your loved one.

Senior Home Search is one of the Best Sources for helping you get this information. We offer information on thousands of small to medium sized Senior Care Homes across the U.S. in an easy to use format. Homes that are many times family owned and operated, fully state licensed, professionally staffed and very importantly, offer a family like home atmosphere.

There are literally dozens and dozens of web sites with “calculators” to get costs – and your name and phone number. There are web sites that pressure you to call an “800” number to talk to a sales person. But really, the best way is to use Senior Home Search to help you collect the information you need without the hassle. Contact Senior Care Home owners directly to find out what the Cost of Senior Home Living really is.

 

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*Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Friday, 08 January 2016 17:06

Senior Home Options in Your State

Senior Homes - What are the Options in Your State

Types of Senior Living

In your search for a place for yourself or a place for mom or dad to live, you are seeing so many different names and terms for various types of senior homes and senior living. These terms and names have changed over the years and what we may have at one time called a 'Nursing Home' or 'Old Folks Home' are now called many other things. At one time thoughts of white-walled, institutional settings we we’re hesitant to visit are now independent and assisted living options offering a wide range of appealing amenities, features and socializations.

Assisted Living, Adult Foster Care, Nursing Home, Board and Care Homes.

The different levels of care available today will depend on you or your loved one's needs, and various options, depending on a senior's health, age and financial status.

What is very important however, is that most if not every state in the U.S. has it's own definitionsdescriptions and usually licensing requirements for senior living options. This is where we provide you with an important and useful resource for finding what your states options are.

To discover what senior living options are offered in your state:

 

  Click to Choose Your State

 

Information updated regularly.

When it comes time to choose a home for you or your senior Loved One, you may discover it is a difficult task. Your goal is to find the best home possible yet you may be looking at many, even dozens of homes on a list. How will you make the right decision?

Checklist for Assisted Living and Senior Homes

Choosing an Assisted Living or Senior Home for yourself or a loved one can prove to be challenging. Here at Senior Home Search we hope to help you by providing information and links to articles that will make your search better and easier.

Do You Have a Checklist?

Using a Checklist while searching online or when visiting a home in person can be very important. It will help you ask all the right questions and get all the answers you need to make an informed decision.

We have put together a checklist for you to use. Have it handy when calling and visiting each home you are considering. It is very comprehensive and we hope you find it helpful.

There may be things on the list you did not think of and this will help you in your search. You can print out as many copies as you need to take with you when visiting each home. Click on this link to get your copy:

 

Senior Home Search Checklist

 

Thank you and check back often for updates on making your Senior Home Search the best it can be.


 

Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:34

Why Use Senior Home Search ?

Our passion is providing the best information about Adult/Senior Family Care Homes as you search for a new residence for yourself or a loved one.

These Adult Family Care Homes are just that - homes that provide small intimate settings with consistent caregivers that foster a family like atmosphere.

Senior Care Homes
Find The Right
Senior Care Home

for Mom or Dad

When looking for a new home for our own mother we chose one of these, an AFC, and she couldn’t be happier. Around the country, access to these homes has been getting better, however with the large – hotel and apartment like facilities leading the markets for assisted living they sometimes get lost in the haze so to speak.

This is why our site is dedicated to these homes and only these homes, no big guys to muddy up the waters. Our site links you directly with the owners, no annoying care coordinators hounding you for your business and no large commission charged to the home owner. It’s a win, win for everyone.

Please feel free to use our Senior Home Search web site to find out what we did, that bigger isn’t always better and let us know what you think.

Thank you for visiting our site, Senior Home Search. Please browse as often as you wish. You may use our contact page to ask questions or even make recommendations. We would love to hear from you. k2

 

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