In many cases a family and/or the individual are thrown into crisis. ALl of this becomes worse when they become unqualified or unable to meet the financial obligations of a desired assistance program, and may no longer qualify for the ideal or even a minimaly satisfactory living arrangement, (and some cannot live in peace with their own relatives)
Even if the right care is available, the costs of an unplanned commitment can unintentionally bankrupt the individual and/or their family after only a short time.
All of that is typicaly followed by a silent change that may go unnoticed. The senior feels "like a burden", and this impacts their pride, demeanor, their behavior, and therefore their decisions and actions, making the solution even more difficult.
Fortunately, once you learn what you need to know you will have an opportunity to address today the tough questions and issues that you will face later, and be able to make better decisions and have better choices. Start investigating your options now, not when you get an emergency call and it’s too late.
Our dedicated service for seniors and their families helps assure that the individual and/or family is at least prepared, and able to make the most informed and intentional decisions. Together our experts will help you understand and compare the options, costs, logistics, risks, and requirements associated with a future decision WE WIL ALL face:
Our consultation gives you the details behind the decisions you may make, helping you decide what the best options are and allowing you time to plan for them.
Assisted living: This is the option when you or your senior family member is not going to live with a friend or relative, and you have also determined they will not have 24-hour or live-in help where they currently live.
When we pay for a house we get real estate. When we buy into an assisted living facility we are really the purchasing a "contract", sometimes known as a "Life Care Contract". It allows a qualified individual to remain at the facility and receive services, in many cases even if the individual runs out of money. The contract value typically amortizes and a program may have a money back guarantee in case it doesn't work out.
To qualify for Assisted Living the resident typically requires:
It can get a bit tricky to move from the current property to the assisted living facility because of imposed deadlines and the complex timing of moving money that is required for:
In cases when the owner wants/needs to sell their existing home first, we are able to negotiate any of the following solutions with the new buyer:
The biggest challenge today with an assisted or independent living solution is finding a vacancy!
It's our comprehensive service we developed specifically for families facing these complexities. You will feel clear, confiident, and in full control so that you are able to get your elder family member(s) to the next step safely and smoothly.
Has something changed? Why not gain peace of mind with a clearer understanding of the options and decisions related to care, assistance, and alternate living conditions from a certified and experienced senior care expert.
What you will learn can save you and/or your family from making the wrong decisions that unintentionally lead to your sacrificing:
That's what can happen when someone we love begins to experience a change in their awareness, we don't know enough, and we do nothing.
Not when you get an emergency call and it’s too late. If you are like most of us, you may not know ALL of the risks, benefits, restrictions, requirements, timing issues, costs or options of the different possible solutions or facilities.
If you are like most of us, you may not know ALL of the risks, benefits, restrictions, requirements, timing issues, costs or options of the different possible solutions or facilities.
These conversations are not always easy. Yet it can be devastating to leave things to chance and unintentionally put the whole family's well-being at risk. Use our knowledge and experience to help you get the information you need to make the right decisions for you and your family.