Are Your Retirement Savings Enough To Pay For Nursing Home Care?

Two important trends paint a very dark picture for the future of long-term care in America. The first trend is the continually increasing price of long-term care. Nursing homes, one of the most popular long-term care options, cost an average of $264 a day for a private room in California. That adds up to more Read More

Selecting A Nursing Home For Your Loved One

Nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities, as they are also called, have a gloomy reputation and certainly through the years that reputation has been earned. However, more and more, nursing home directors are working hard to make their facilities as pleasant and homelike as possible. Still, when you are selecting a nursing home for your Read More

Moving Into A Nursing Home Means A Change Of Address – Let Your Contacts Know

Moving into a nursing home is a big and time-consuming process. There are a lot of things to think about, such as what to do with pets, what to sell, what to give away and what to take with you. With so many decisions to make, it can be easy to forget that you are Read More

What To Do About Your Vehicle When You Move Into A Nursing Home

If you are preparing to move into a nursing home or assisted living facility, you will have to make a lot of decisions regarding your possessions. Traditional nursing homes offer only a limited amount of space, which means you probably won’t be able to take all of your possessions with you. Besides pets, one of Read More

Oddities That Matter When Evaluating a Nursing Home

Evaluating a nursing home can be incredibly difficult. Why? Well, it is almost always your first time doing such an evaluation, so you can often lose the forest for the trees. Placing a person in a nursing home can be a real emotional and stressful decision. Sooner or later, however, many older seniors simply need Read More

Nursing Home Location, Location, Location

When it comes to choosing a nursing home, many factors must be taken into consideration. One of the most important is the nursing home location, specifically its proximity to an elder’s family members and existing social network. Moving into a nursing home can be fraught with worries and fears. Many seniors worry about becoming isolated Read More

Assess the Nursing Home Menu Before Deciding

There are many different things to consider before choosing a nursing home for yourself or making a recommendation to a loved one. You will want to assess the quality of the staff, the overall cleanliness of the home, the comfort of the rooms, and many other different features. Don’t overlook the nursing home menu. A Read More