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Senior housing types near Shiloh, IL

  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Morningside of Shiloh

    1201 Hartman Ln, Shiloh, IL 62221
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Shiloh in Shiloh, IL, a Good Neighbor Care community 'Where neighbors become friends and friends become family.' Our residents enjoy privacy, security, and a quiet lifestyle with all the comforts and conveniences...

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  • Bradford Place

    Bradford Place

    1463 Benchmark Centre Ct, Swansea, IL 62226
    (14)
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    Bradford Place is an assisted living community nestled in the peaceful town of Swansea, St. Clair County, Illinois. Swansea is known for being a quiet community with a nice blend of commerce and farming. Not only is it a great place to live, but it offers a lot of attractions for family members who...

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  • Sycamore Village

    Sycamore Village

    217 Castellano Drive, Swansea, IL 62226
    (24)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Enrichment Community

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  • Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    1207 Vandalia Avenue, Collinsville, IL 62234
    (17)
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    Cedarhurst of Collinsville offers assisted-living apartments in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Families love our wide range of services designed to promote independence, comfort and connections. Our staff devotes themselves to providing exceptional personalized service. Our goal is to work...

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  • Cedar Trails

    Cedar Trails

    490 Urbanna Dr, Freeburg, IL 62243
    (8)
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    Cedar Trails Senior Living Community located in Belleville Illinois provides superior support for independent and assisted living needs. We offer a warm, safe family like environment for your aging parents. Our friendly professional staff, numerous services and activities or designed to provide a...

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  • Morningside of Troy

    39 Dorothy Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Troy, IL, a modern Good Neighbor Care independent and assisted living community for seniors. Our residents are free from the cares of chores and other daily stresses. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to...

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  • Cambridge House of Maryville

    Cambridge House of Maryville

    6960 State Rte. 162, Maryville, IL 62062
    (6)
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    Welcome to a gracious and affordable assisted lifestyle! Cambridge House offers 103 private apartments to seniors 65 or older. Our emphasis is on maintaining your health, wellness, dignity, and independence.We offer a helping hand and personal attention to do the things you may no longer be able to...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    241 Magnolia Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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    San Gabriel Memory care is a family owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer's and other memory related illnesses. By becoming part of the family at San Gabriel, residents continue their life journeys in an environment that supports...

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  • Cedarhurst of Granite City

    Cedarhurst of Granite City

    3450 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (15)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst of Granite City! When it comes time for individuals and families to consider relocating to an independent or assisted living environment, the decision can be very emotional and challenging. You are not alone. Each day, more than 5,000 American families find...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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  • Altenheim St. Louis

    Altenheim St. Louis

    5408 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63111
    (10)
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    Experience elegant, boutique senior living at affordable rates. The charm of the Altenheim begins with its magnificent location on the banks of the scenic Mississippi. From the moment you walk in, you'll feel at home with the most delightful surroundings you could ask for in an independent,...

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  • Mary Ryder Home for Women

    Mary Ryder Home for Women

    4361 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
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    Mary Ryder Home is a not-for-profit residential care facility (RCF Level II) located in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, focused on assisting low-income senior women who can no longer live independently but who do not yet need the level of care provided by a skilled nursing...

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  • Villas at St. James

    Villas at St. James

    14335 Jamestown Road, Breese, IL 62230
    (7)
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    WELCOME HOME. Located in rural, serene Breese, Illinois, The Villas at St. James is an independent & assisted-living community for seniors that has been serving Clinton County since 2004. We provide the ideal living arrangement for independent, active seniors who want to be healthy and happy and...

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  • Sherbrooke Village

    4005 Ripa Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63125
    (24)
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    Welcome to….. Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village, where we make A Difficult Choice Easier. Nestled on several acres at the foot of Ripa Avenue in an area of outstanding natural beauty in South County, Sherbrooke Village represents Today’s nursing care residence. We share a mission of providing care...

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  • Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    6543 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109
    (22)
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    Welcome Aboard Charter Senior Living of St Louis Hills! This community offers private studio apartments and limited one bedroom apartments with discreet assistance. Our community is part of the larger St. Louis Hills community. When you are looking for an apartment that offers discreet...

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  • Allegro

    Allegro

    1055 Bellevue Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Allegro is now open in Richmond Heights! Allegro is proud to bring our 40 year history and experience to the St. Louis metropolitan area, home of our company headquarters. Allegro strives to reimagine senior living, bringing comfort, convenience and quality care to older adults who want and deserve...

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  • Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    9916 Reavis Road, Affton, MO 63123
    (39)
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    Southview Assisted Living is the premier senior living community in South County near St. Louis, Missouri. We offer, assisted living and Dementia / Memory Care . This newly built senior living community will begin welcoming residents in Summer 2012. We know how difficult change can be, especially...

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  • Aperion Care Hidden Lake

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    Hidden Lake, A Lutheran Senior Services Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering the peace of mind that comes with knowing your'll enjoy priority access to additional levels of care should your needs ever change. Independent Living. A distinctive patio home or a one or...

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  • Sunrise on Clayton

    Sunrise on Clayton

    7920 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    (22)
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    Sunrise on Clayton is located in the Clayton / Richmond Heights area, just minutes from the Galleria Mall. We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homelike. Step into our community and you can't help but feel at home. We...

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  • Sunrise of Webster Groves

    Sunrise of Webster Groves

    45 E Lockwood Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (29)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sunrise of Webster Groves is an assisted living and memory care community in St. Louis, Missouri. For more detailed information about amenities, features and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call us. Sunrise Senior Living is the first senior living provider to be recognized in...

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  • Stonecrest of Clayton View

    Stonecrest of Clayton View

    8825 Eager Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63144
    (6)
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    Perfectly nestled between Ladue, Frontenac and Clayton, MO, in Richmond Heights, Stonecrest at Clayton View will offer an active and engaged lifestyle with just the right supportive care available when needed. Just a stone's throw from all of the exciting cultural, shopping & dining attractions St....

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  • Cambridge House of O'Fallon

    844 Cambridge Blvd., O'Fallon, IL 62269
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Cambridge House of O'Fallon is an affordable assisted living community in the charming, small town of O'Fallon, IL. O'Fallon is a city in the St. Louis, IL region and one of the fastest growing cities in the area. Home to personnel from the Scott Air Force Base the city is rooted in a tradition of...

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  • Knollwood Retirement Community

    921 Knollwood Village Rd, Caseyville, IL 62232
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Knollwood Retirement Community is an assisted living community located in Caseyville, IL. The town of Caseyville is located in St. Clair County with just over 4,000 people. A former coal mining town, Caseyville is picturesque, tranquil and quiet. Residents can relax outdoors and hear the water from...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook Collinsville (Opening Spring 2019)

    121 South Bluff Road, Collinsville, IL 62234
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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  • Cedarhurst of Highland

    220 Field Crossing Dr, Highland, IL 62249
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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  • Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    312 Mechanical Dr, East Alton, IL 62024
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  • Kingsland Walk (Opening Spring 2020)

    6668 Vernon Ave, University City, MO 63130
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

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Assisted Living in Shiloh, Illinois

What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is a kind of senior care and housing which offers residents support for activities of daily living (ADLs). Residents commonly receive support for bathing, dressing, medication management, and meals. Different from a skilled nursing community where residents receive around-the-clock nursing care, assisted living communities give residents access to care while also offering an array of activities and services in a community setting. Some assisted living communities also provide support for seniors with certain medical requirements such as for example cognitive loss because of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, diabetes, or incontinence health care.

When you are unsure about what sort of care your family member needs, speak with a medical expert who can help you select the best kind of care. Also, our Senior Living Advisors are standing by to answer all of your inquiries and help you look for a senior care facility that meets your needs.

What Is Senior Living Like in Shiloh, IL?

Boasting four distinct seasons and gorgeous Midwest scenery, Illinois is a beautiful spot to retire. Home to one of the world’s largest airports, retiring in Illinois offers your friends and relations a convenient place to visit, while likewise providing you easy access to world travel.

With regards to deciding on senior living, there are various things to consider, from the amount of attention and support to standard of living, location and more. Shiloh, IL provides many possible choices so you can make a confident and informed decision for your loved ones.

  • 55+ Apartments/Senior Apartments: Also referred to as adult communities, age-restricted apartments, and senior condos. Senior apartments are simply like apartments for people of all ages, but they have an age restriction; typically residents must be over the age of 55 or 62. Older adults typically feel more secure in senior apartments and prefer living in close proximity to persons from their own generation.
  • Independent Living: Independent living is a kind of senior housing for seniors who now live independently but want to live in a community setting with various other seniors. This sort of senior housing commonly has community events, activities, excursions, and oftentimes has transitional programs for seniors who ultimately need assisted living.
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs): Continuing care retirement communities are retirement facilities with accommodations for independent living, assisted living and nursing home care, providing people a continuum of care. A person can spend the rest of his life in a CCRC or life plan community, moving between levels of care as needed. This type of arrangement is also called “aging in place,” although it does require departing one’s original home.
  • Adult Day Care: Adult day care can provide respite care for caregivers who are still working while also caring for a loved one. That is a great solution for caregivers and seniors searching for ways to remain active and engaged while living in the home and getting home care services.
  • Residential Care Home/Board and Care: Care homes are ordinary homes in residential neighborhoods which may have been adapted to care for a small number of residents. Offering solutions similar to assisted living communities, care homes specialize in providing individualized health care in a home-like setting.
  • Assisted Living: Assisted living gives residents assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) like bathing, personal grooming, medication administration, and more. Amenities and services can differ greatly but typically there is staff on hand around the clock to help residents with necessities as they arise. Residents likewise routinely have a care plan that is on a regular basis monitored and adapted as requirements change over time.
  • Memory Care: This type of health care can be for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other varieties of dementia. These facilities are usually especially designed to ensure that residents do not get lost or wander. They provide dementia-friendly meal plans and life enhancing activities that enhance engagement and interpersonal interaction.
  • Nursing Homes/Skilled Nursing Facilities: Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, are for seniors who need the highest level of 24- hour attention, including those people who are bedridden. Nursing homes are also used by seniors for rehabilitation following a hospital stay.
  • Respite Care/Short-Term Stay Respite: This care typically means a short-term stay at a long-term care facility. Respite care may also refer to in-home caregiving services used for simply a short period. Family caregivers utilize respite services if they need a break or have other obligations.
  • Hospice Care: Hospice care will help the terminally ill and their families make the most of the last days of their lives. Rooted in the word “hospitality,” hospice isn't a location, but a philosophy of care and attention that sees loss of life as a natural part of life, and looks to to help people meet this end with dignity and grace. This means comforting the patient emotionally and physically while assisting their relatives as they navigate any end of life decisions.

What Solutions Are Available?

The amenities and services offered in senior living may differ greatly from community to facility. However, most communities offer studio, one-room or two-bedroom apartments, entertainment, meal plans, transportation, and other amenities.

Other services often within assisted living include:

  • Access to medical services
  • Access to therapies on-site and off-site
  • Activity and nutrition programs
  • Housekeeping assistance
  • Medication management

How Do I Tour Assisted Living Communities ?

Shiloh has 30 communities in the local area so it is essential to tour several assisted living communities before finding the right one for your senior family member. That way you will discover what options can be found and will have a less complicated time narrowing down your alternatives. Call or get in touch with A Place for Mom and we will help you create a visit at your preferred community.

Here are a few of the best questions you need to be ready to ask during your tour:

  • Are there any outdoor spaces that residents can enjoy? If so, are they kept clean and tidy?
  • Can your staff provide prescription medication?
  • Do you have a nurse on-site 24/7?
  • Do you include all of your services in the monthly price? If not, just how much are additional services?
  • Will your policy require an initial assessment before admission?
  • Will there be a waitlist? If so, how many persons are currently on it?
  • What apartment types can be found and what exactly are their price ranges?
  • What are the current residents like?
  • What are your billing and payment guidelines and methods?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the staff members involved? Friendly?
  • What's your release policy?
  • What sort of know-how do your workers have?
  • It's also advisable to pay close attention to any residents you meet or pass while you’re there. Do they seem content and are they treated well?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

According to Medicare.gov, “Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease.”

Medicare covers only short-term, non-custodial care. This means you cannot use Medicare to cover long-term nursing home stays or assisted living. Medicare covers medically necessary skilled care at a nursing home if you want short-term skilled care for an illness or injury and you meet certain conditions.

How Can I View Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Illinois?

The state of Illinois offers great usage of its assisted living facility data through its Department of Social Services website. Data available to review includes licensed assisted living facilities that are updated frequently, and info on assisted living licensing and violations.

In the state of Illinois, assisted living communities are required for legal reasons to:

  • Have a license if housing 17 or even more unrelated individuals
  • Have over 80% of residents be 55 years old or older
  • Provide each resident with a written service plan that includes a doctor’s assessment and evaluation
  • Provide personal and health services 24 hours a day with personnel assisting with personal needs such as showering, eating, and personal hygiene

How Do I Choose the best Assisted Living Community?

Choosing the best community for your senior family member is one of an important decisions you may make. Throughout your tour, consider the standard of care that your loved one may receive. The decision of “if, when and where to move” resides specifically with you as well as your family member, so think about what factors are ultimately beneficial to you and your loved one.

  • Activities: It’s a good idea to try and schedule your tour together with facility get-togethers. Ask the manager if you can look at the activities or even get involved. Are the activities and occasions well attended? Does the staff seem to be enjoying the activity as well? Take a look at the community calendar of events. Do they meet your loved one’s pursuits? Do the activities and events vary in size and type? Do they involve excursions and trips away from the community? If it is important to yourself, don’t forget to ask about spiritual offerings.
  • Cleanliness: Does the community feel clean and fresh? Be sure you look beyond the furnishings and into baseboards, corners, and windows. Ask how often house cleaning services are offered in the personal living area. Be sure you get total details on the types of repair provided and the estimated response times. Don’t forget to ask about laundry procedures. Ask for specifics on what is available and at what price.
  • Friendliness: The demeanor and friendliness of the staff are of the utmost importance. Make sure you watch some personnel mingling with current occupants. Do they pay attention and make eye contact? Make sure to get a good understanding of the staffing routine. Just how many people are in fact involved in residents’ care? Make sure you receive an introduction to the management team. This can help you understand the goals and objectives of the facility. It is important that you have confidence in the community’s personnel.
  • Meals: Much like most of us, the dining room experience is essential to seniors. When visiting communities, it is beneficial to discuss entree choices and find out about dining hours, options, and policies. Make sure you and your loved one try a meal at facility. Not only is it the best way to try the cooking, but it’s a great chance to meet other people. Be sure to go over what goes on if a resident is not able to make it to the dining room for a meal.
  • Reputation: Ask people and family members, past and present, for their honest views about the facility. Many facilities have a resident council that'll be pleased to reply any of your concerns. Visit our website to see some of the 301 reviews from family members who have shared their opinions of individual facilities.
  • Safety and security: Safety and security features are extremely important and provide reassurance for the caregiver. Make sure that washrooms are accessible and also have grab bars in convenient locations. Ask how residents call the staff if they have an an urgent situation in their living area. Learn about other safety features available in living quarters and throughout the facility. Be sure you learn about staffing routines to determine who is on-site at all times to aid residents. Are there registered nurses on-site? How do staffing schedules differ during the night? How does the facility assist or manage residents’ medication requirements?
  • Trust your gut: When you are visiting, make sure you think about yourself or your family member actually living at the community. Can you imagine your loved one being relaxed? Do you really feel at ease? Are the team members and residents open, inviting and amiable?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Shiloh, Illinois?

The A Place for Mom Senior Living Cost Index shows that the typical cost of assisted living in the Shiloh region ranged from $1700 to $20000 per month. Charges for assisted living communities may differ widely depending on amenities, area, and services, consequently looking into close by suburbs and towns may offer you more flexibility.

How to Pay for Assisted Living

Many people finance a move to assisted living through the sales of a house or personal savings, but for some persons, this won't be an option. Here are three other methods that will assist you pay for assisted living:

  1. Life Insurance Policies: If the parent or senior loved one you are helping transfer to assisted living has a life insurance policy, you may well be able to cash out the plan and obtain money now. Different policies and constraints apply according to the kind of coverage you have, so call an economic advisor or eldercare lawyer to determine more about your options and to determine what’s most effective for your circumstances.
  2. Reverse Mortgages: For senior couples who may have different health care requirements, a reverse mortgage could be a good approach for just one person to go into assisted living while another resides at home while their partner transitions to senior living. A reverse mortgage enables home owners aged 62 or older to borrow against their home equity. To learn more, get in touch with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find a reverse mortgage counseling agency in your area or contact the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
  3. Veterans Benefits: Many seniors may qualify for veterans benefits that they don’t recognize. One benefit, specifically, Aid & Attendance, has helped many families afford assisted living. To qualify, veterans must be at least 65 years old and have served at least 90 days of active duty, with at least one day during what the Veterans Administration considers active wartime periods. Qualifying widows and widowers of veterans can also be able to receive benefits. With the existing average age of U.S. veterans at 64 years old, it’s worth it to learn if your loved one may qualify for benefits. To find out about benefits for veterans, see our “Guide to VA Benefits and Long-Term Care,” call the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs or check out www.va.gov.

For more ideas about the best way to finance your move to senior living, call A Place for Mom to speak to a Senior Living Advisor today.

5 Questions to Ask an Assisted Living Community

Choosing the best assisted living community is a major decision, both for a senior and for his or her relatives.

Listed below are five points to consider when thinking about making the move to assisted living:

  1. How many staff are on hand to assist at night? Some assisted living facilities provide 24x7 nursing staff, while others may have more generalized help available after hours.
  2. Is there a waitlist? Popular communities can fill up fast. If the main one you like is not available, inquire about the waitlist and what the community’s policy is for managing it. Many communities will ask for a deposit and some communities have internal lists for special care needs. Here is where doing your homework can genuinely pay back - plan in advance!
  3. Will there be an outdoor space? For most residents making the transition from a private home to assisted living means leaving behind a beloved yard or back yard, so the ability to access a gardening area, an outdoor patio or a courtyard is important. Many larger assisted living facilities offer a range of outdoor space, with features such as for example BBQ areas, gardens, and jogging paths for community events.
  4. What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Will this community give your loved one with the help and support they want? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 25% of assisted living communities have a ratio of 1 personal care associates for each 23 residents. Staffing may differ widely depending on the size of the community, so make sure to enquire about the services you are looking for.
  5. What services are within the monthly fee? Before signing the contract, it’s a good idea to understand what is included in the basic charge arrangement and what might incur an additional charge. Some facilities employ a fee-for-service model, or a la carte pricing, this means they ask for a monthly charge for rent and meals but supplemental costs for things such as medication management. Others may use a tiered pricing model where different levels of care are billed distinct charges.

What Else Should I Consider When Choosing a Community?

With so many choices to choose from, choosing the best assisted living facility can seem like a daunting task. That’s where our Senior Living Advisors can help - they are experts in helping match seniors to the facilities that will be the best fit for his or her care requirements, personality, and budget.

Here are a few things to take into account during your search:

  • Be sure to look for your loved one, not you. Today’s assisted living facilities offer everything from homey environments to upscale resort-style five star living. It might be easy to be influenced by the features and creature comforts you may decide for yourself, but in the end it comes down to what will function best for your loved one.
  • Focus on the present, not the past. Does your loved one need support bathing and dressing? Do they have special needs like limited vision or special diet programs? Would they take pleasure in the benefits of a larger community or be more relaxed in a smaller, more personal environment? Take into account the here and now, not what may have been their choice ten or 15 years ago.
  • Arrange to tour at least 3 to 5 communities, if you can. Start with planned tours and consider having a meal with the residents. If none of the places seem like a good fit, ask your Senior Living Advisor for more alternatives. And don’t hesitate to ask questions and take down notes while you’re there.

The process of selecting the right assisted living facility is often overpowering, but there are resources that can help. Call A Place for Mom today - we are able to help save you time and money and help you make a good choice.

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