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The Slow Pace Of Alzheimer’s Research Funding The urgent need for funding of Alzheimer’s research and the need of providing care for those afflicted with the disease is constantly in the news. In recognition of this urgent need, in 2011…
The Law Will Require Development Of A Strategy To Recognize And Support Family Caregivers UPDATE: 03-29-2018 In January, Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. The law creates a strategy to support millions of people…
Adult Foster Care Homes Are A Great Alternative To Nursing Homes One of the goals of this website is to bring attention to the great alternatives to assisted living and nursing home options for mom or dad.     For…
Failure to enroll in Medicare Part D could cost you a huge late enrollment penalty. Enrollment for Medicare Part D may be coming up for you soon. If you are approaching age 65 and will soon be eligible for Medicare…
Will You Or A Loved One Need Long-Term Care One Day? You may feel great today. On the other hand, maybe you are starting to sense the affects of ageing creeping up on you. Either way, you may not be…
If you are helping a parent or another loved one or friend downsize before a move - be patient. Stop and think “What if it was me? How would I feel about emptying out my nest?” When my aunt was…
More and more of us are living longer, and we need a Long-Term care solution more than ever. "About half of all senior citizens will need to spend about $138,000 for personal care over two years" Yet, for one in…
How will the new FLSA laws affect the cost of Assisted Living and Senior Care Homes? According to the official government website for the act, it will have an impact. “Hospitals and other institutions “primarily engaged in the care of…
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…
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. The different levels of care…
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…
Activities of Daily Living - A List and Definition   There are six (6) basic ADLs commonly accepted when considering senior care and often insurance requirements (i.e. Medicare, Medicaid or long-term care insurance). These are:
Across the country, thousands of nursing home residents face this situation every year: "You had to go to the hospital, and when it came time to return home, to your nursing home, you were told you couldn't move back in"…
In this article I thought to share with you some of my findings on the HIDDEN FEES that are lurking in some if not all Assisted Living Facilities' pricing structures. This came to mind after I was reviewing a checklist…
I was on the forums these past few days and one of the threads was talking about how many days are covered by Medicare in a Nursing Home or Rehab after a hospital stay. The answers were all over the…
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…
With so many people falling victim to dementia and other illnesses that rob them of their thinking ability these forms are becoming ever more essential.   As the population ages, more attention is being given to senior issues. This is…
Use Senior Home Search to find Adult Foster Care, Assisted Living, Board and Care Homes and More   The purpose of this website is to provide information that will assist you in understanding your senior housing choices so you may…

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