When it comes to senior care, understanding different types of senior care options is important to make sure you are making an informed decision. Often times, deciding which option to pick is complicated and has a huge financial impact for your family. To make it more complicated, your needs and requirements often change over a period of time. Below you will find different types of senior care, pros and cons, high level cost and what to expect from each option. Usually you want to come together with your family to decide which one is the right choice for you and for your loved ones. Things you should consider when deciding which one is the right type of senior care:

  1. Extent of need (how independent you or your loved one is).
  2. Financial implication, including source of funding and estimated cost over a period of time.
  3. Do you have family members who can help out, either in looking after you or contributing towards cost.
  4. Your preference to stay at home or not.

 

Types of Senior Care

Assisted Living

Alzheimer’s Care

Nursing Homes

Residential Care Homes

Retirement/Independent Living Homes

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Its often helpful to talk to someone knowledgeable before deciding which option to pick. Contact Us to discuss your senior care options with a qualified senior are specialist.