Articles about Cost of Care

How Much Does Assisted Living Really Cost?

How Much Does Assisted Living Really Cost?

Have you ever vacationed at an "all inclusive" resort only to find it really wasn’t all inclusive? You may find this same misleading concept to be applicable when exploring various assisted living communities. The monthly base rent a facility charges seldom


Will Medicare Pay for In-Home Care?

Will Medicare Pay for In-Home Care?

Families are often surprised if not dumbfounded to learn that Medicare does not pay for most in-home care for their elderly parents. Medicare will not reimburse in-home caregivers to assist aging loved ones with basic activities of daily living (ADLs) such as


What Does Home Care Really Cost in Comparison to Assisted Living?

What Does Home Care Really Cost in Comparison to Assisted Living?

Staying at home in their golden years is the first choice of many seniors. While lifestyle choices, desirable amenities, and available health services are important considerations, costs ultimately can be the most determining factor. Therefore it is important