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Curious about senior care options for your loved one?

Making the choice to transition into assisted living is a big deal.

There’s a lot of information to process and factors to look into to determine which senior care option is best for you and your loved one. We at Green Valley Commons want to help make the decision easier for you by providing helpful information about assisted living facilities, about what they are and what services they offer.

Trying to navigate the process of transitioning someone into a senior care or assisted living facility is never easy. 

Feel lost or overwhelmed and don’t know where to start? We’re here to help.  From understanding the differences between assisted living and nursing homes to comparing the average costs of assisted living facilities across the U.S., it’s a lot of information to consider.

Read on to learn more about assisted living and all it can offer you and your loved one.

Part 1

Assisted Living Definition

Assisted living facilities exist to help seniors transition to a community that can assist with their daily needs and provide a vibrant social environment.

There are different levels of care such facilities offer, though they do not care to a person’s medical needs on the same level as nursing homes.

Making decisions about senior care can be hard. Learn more about what assisted living is and what it can offer you and your loved one.

 

Part 2

Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes

Confused about the differences between assisted living and nursing homes?

No worries, Green Valley Commons has the information you need. While assisted living facilities can help residents with their daily routines and medicine management, they cannot provide the full scope of medical care that a nursing home can.

It is important to know the distinction between these types of senior care facilities to help so that you or your loved one can receive the care that they need.

 

Part 3

Assisted Living Facilities

Want to know more about the services assisted living facilities offer?

From frequent communal activities and extracurricular to housekeeping and minor medical assistance, assisted living facilities can help prevent isolation and help care for the health and safety of residence throughout their daily routines.

There’s also the question of assisted living expenses which can be a big factor for those considering joining a community. Learn more here about potential Medicaid coverage and whether or not your insurance plan will include assisted living costs.

Part 4

Assisted Living Costs in the U.S.

We don’t want money to be an obstacle to receiving the best possible services and high-quality care your loved one deserves.

The cost of assisted living in the U.S. varies depending on location as well as other factors. Costs differ from state to state, and different states even offer different Medicaid benefits and senior care coverage plans. There are also additional benefits to consider for military veterans and their spouses.

If you’re interested in learning more about the cost of assisted living and all the elements that factor into different prices in the different location across the U.S., look no further!