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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Assisted Living facilities in Cheney and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

Assisted Living near Cheney, Washington

The Renaissance at Coeur d'Alene

2772 W Avanté Loop, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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Regency Pullman

1285 SW Center St, Pullman, WA 99163

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Regency Pullman offers Retirement, Assisted Living and Memory Care options. Our community offers 24 independent living cottages that feature 2 bedrooms, garages and lovely garden areas. We have 81 apartments with several studio, one and two bedroom floor plans. The secured memory care unit has...

Arletta's Adult Care Home

4126 S Adams Road, Veradale, WA 99037

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Welcome To Arletta's Adult Family Home. Spokane's Premier Adult Family Home and Assisted Living Facility. We know how difficult the decision to place a loved one in a long-term care facility can be. With the several things to sort through, having to decide between a nursing home, an assisted...

Generations Assisted Living

13400 N Meyer Rd, Rathdrum, ID 83858

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Generations Assisted Living is known for its warm and inviting social atmosphere, along with extraordinary customer service. We’re a relatively small community, and that provides us the opportunity to get to know our residents well and they become like family to us. We take pride in the...

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Brighton Court Assisted Living

1308 N Vercler Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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We invite you to come see for yourself everything happening at Brighton Court Assisted Living and Memory Care. With 25 years of expertise we are conveniently located in the Spokane Valley in Washington State. Brighton Court offers 36 assisted living apartments and a separate secure memory care...

Safari Adult Family Home

10205 East 8th Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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When your loved one needs extensive care it can be very stressful finding the right atmosphere for them to be comfortable. Safari Adult Family Home is located in beautiful Spokane, WA. We offer services for assisted living elderly care and also a specialized program for residents that suffer from...

Maple Wood Assisted Living

10547 N. Reed Rd, Hayden, ID 83835

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Brookdale Park Place

601 South Park Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99212

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Great Living Needs a Great BackdropYou’ve spent decades taking care of others. Now it’s our turn to take care of you. Our independent living residents live the senior living life that many of them have dreamt of, with hotel-like accommodations, and a whole staff of people to handle your cooking,...

Kinzler Homes

371 Liberty Lane, Sagle, ID 83860

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This is a Certified Family Home, supervised by the state of Idaho. I have been taking of the elderly for over ten years. As a certified Executive Director I know that my residents receive better and more attentive care than Assisted Living Facilities. I am capable of, and have cared for,...

Pleasant Comfort AFH

9106 N Dorset Rd, Spokane, WA 99208

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Pleasant Comfort AFH is a senior care home offering a pleasant quality of life in the city of Spokane, WA. Ideally situated on the banks of the Spokane River in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Spokane is the seat of Spokane County and features a population of slightly under 209,000...

North Star

2340 W Seltice Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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North Star Retirement is an independent and assisted living retirement community located in beautiful Coeur d’Alene Idaho. Our Seltice Way address provides easy access to I-90 as well as walking trails down to the river’s edge and a beautiful view of Riverstone pond. We are minutes away from...

Sullivan Park Assisted Living Community

421 South Adams Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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Big city amenities and beautiful scenery surround Sullivan Park Assisted Living Community in Spokane. With an amazing number of outdoor recreational opportunities and indoor activities just a short drive away; our Sullivan Park community embodies fun, and luxurious living for our residents....

Sunshine Adult Family Home II

921 S Raymond Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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Brookdale Coeur d'Alene

205 East Anton, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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It’s Time for a Senior Living UpgradeYou’re ready for something new. Something better. The senior life should be filled with more living, and that’s what you’ll find here. Your future favorite senior living community offers exceptional care in the Kootenai County, Idaho area. We are located in...

Brookdale Nine Mile

5329 West Rifle Club Court, Spokane, WA 99208

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A Community that Specializes in YouIf you or your loved one is dealing with memory loss, Alzheimer’s or some other cognitive challenge, you deserve a specialist. And you’ve found one. While other communities provide a wide range of care levels, we specialize in just one: memory care.You’ll find...

Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d'Alene

840 E. Dalton Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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At Pacifica Senior Living Coeur d’Alene, happiness and safety are the highest priorities in our community. Surrounded by lush lawns and tall, shady Maple trees, our community excels at providing high-quality care in a comfortable home-like atmosphere. Offering different levels of care—from ...

Terri Care AFH

13308 E Guthrie Drive, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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Terri Care AFH, in Spokane, WA, is a residential care home that serves seniors throughout Spokane County. Nestled in a small, rural region, the area offers a serene and natural setting where residents can relax and enjoy the quietude of nature. With a supermarket just two blocks away and Spokane...

Quail Hollow ALF

506 N. Ehorn Lane, Chewelah, WA 99109

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Quail Hollow Assisted Living is a senior care home in Chewelah, WA, that provides care to the Stevens County area. Chewelah is a small, rural town that is brimming with wildlife and breathtaking scenery. With vast forests surrounding the home, residents can enjoy daily nature walks and bird...

Fieldstone Memory Care Spokane

4503 S Freya St, Spokane, WA 99201

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Pacifica Senior Living Pinehurst

208 South Division Street, Pinehurst, ID 83850

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Pacifica Senior Living Pinehurst is a warm assisted living community located in the lovely Silver Valley near Coeur d'Aelene. Our inviting community boasts spacious courtyards, beautiful flower gardens, and attractive landscaping. We offer a pleasant environment with modern amenities, making it a...

Colonial Court

12016 E Cataldo Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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Colonial Court provides the highest standard of advanced care in a home environment with patient, loving nurses and care staff.  We offer specialized care for residents with high needs of incontinent care, diabetic services and medication management.  Colonial Court also offers a...

Valley Pines Retirement Home

12022 E Maxwell Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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We are a premium-quality, residential care home located just off Pines Road and the Freeway in Spokane Valley. Our home is large, with multiple living areas and all private rooms, some with private bathrooms. Our goal is to achieve a high-quality living experience relative to most area...

Home Share HealthCare

4621 South Willamette Court, Spokane, WA 99223

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HomeShare HealthCare is a unique, affordable alternative for seniors requiring long-term care due to advancing age, stroke or Alzheimer’s. Owned and operated by a husband and wife team, (he’s a nurse, she’s a nursing assistant and EMT-trained), and still going strong after 30 years! Our licensed...

Ridgeview Place

12903 E Mission Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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Coming Soon in Spring 2016! Ridgeview Place is a newly remodeled senior & assisted living community in Spokane Valley, Washington. We offer thoughtful, compassionate care and stimulating activities that help our residents thrive. Our community offers assisted living and services for memory and...

Sunshine Adult Family Home I

917 S Raymond Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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Individualized Care for Senior Living We understand there may come a time when it becomes difficult to live independently in one’s own home. Some folks find they require more care than is provided in an assisted living situation, but not enough care that would require a skilled nursing facility....

Oregon Trail Adult Family Home

5627 West Oregon Road, Deer Park, WA 99006

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When seniors live at the Oregon Trail Adult Family Home, they will find that the care is exceptional. There is a doctor on call, a visiting nurse and a trained staff that can give the personal attention that they need on a daily basis. They will have three wonderful meals provided for them a day,...

Guardian Angel Homes

1050 East Mullan Avenue, Post Falls, ID 83854

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Guardian Angel Homes is a premier, award-winning facility in Post Falls, Idaho specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia care.Conveniently located in the heart of Post Falls, Guardian Angel Homes has operated for nearly 20 years. Our staff of caregivers, nurses and other departments receive...

Sunshine Adult Family Home III

915 S Raymond Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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Legends Park Assisted Living Community

1820 N Legends Parkway, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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Emmy-Award winning journalist Barbara Walters once called Coeur D’Alene a “little slice of heaven” and it’s no wonder why – beautiful surroundings and the immaculate peacefulness of the lake make Legends Park Assisted Living Community a delightful place to retire. Located in picturesque Coeur...

Park Hills AFH

7122 E Jennie Lane, Spokane, WA 99212

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If taking care of your loved one is becoming too hard of overwhelming for you, we're here to help! Located on 5 acres in a gated community, Park Hills Adult Family Home is a unique and charming place for your loved one. It's quiet and secluded, surrounded by nature and wild life, but at the same...

The Lodge at Fairway Forest # 1

3989 N. Player Drive, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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The Lodge at Fairway Forest #1 is located in Coeur d'Alene, ID in Kootenai County. This residential care home provides the right assistance that you need in an area that is situated on the north shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Those spending time in Coeur d'Alene enjoy all that it has to offer...

Golden Horizon AFH

960 N Ridgecrest Dr, Spokane, WA 99208

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Creekside Inn Memory Care Community

240 E. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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Creekside Inn a Koelsch Senior Community, is exclusively designed and meticulously planned for those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementias. Selecting a home for your loved one with memory loss is one of the most important decisions you and your family will ever make. Creekside Inn...

Avamere at South Hill

3708 E 57th Ave, Spokane, WA 99223

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Our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is at the core of everything we do – guiding each interaction along the way.At Avamere at South Hill, we are proud to offer a warm and nurturing environment for retired adults. Avamere at South Hill promotes health, friendship, and...

Courtyard at Coeur d'Alene

2100 East Sherman Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Nestled between beautiful Ferman Lake and the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course, mere minutes away from Coeur d’Alene National Forest and numerous shopping options, Courtyard at Coeur d’Alene encompasses a secure courtyard with a serene koi fishpond and long walking paths. Our unique cottage-style...

Fairwinds Spokane

520 East Holland Drive, Spokane, WA 99218

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Fairwinds — Spokane offers spacious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds...

Wellspring Meadows Assisted Living

9873 Buttercup Lane, Hayden, ID 83835

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?Located in Hayden, Idaho, Wellspring Meadows Assisted Living Facility consists of two homes (Syringa and Buttercup) on an exclusive 2.2-acre residential cul-de-sac. This long-term care community maintains a quiet environment that consists of covered porches, heated walk ways, patio furniture,...

Windriver Place

7310 N. Pine Rock St., Spokane, WA 99208

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At Windriver Place, our senior living community, we provide compassionate care in a, neighborhood setting. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We...

Peterson Place

1027 E Honeysuckle Ave, Hayden, ID 83835

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ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES-24-Hour Awake Staff-Housekeeping and Laundry -Assistance with personal care-On-site Doctor visits-Memory Care-Secure environment-RN on-call 24/7-Daily activities-Mobility and transfer assistance?

North Point Village

1110 E Westview Ct, Spokane, WA 99218

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Brookdale North Spokane is a warm and welcoming senior living community in the Spokane Washington area. We’re ideally situated in a beautiful part of the city, close to shopping, dining, and even local festivals. Our compassionate staff is dedicated to the well-being of our residents, offering...

Precious Elders AFH

320 NW Terra View Drove, Pullman, WA 99163

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Precious Elders AFH, in Pullman, WA, is a luxurious residential care home that serves Whitman County. Located in a suburban setting with Terreview Park right in its backyard, residents can enjoy nature walks whenever they please. With Washington State University just a few miles away, Pullman is...

Classy Retreat

4505 S. Helena, Spokane, WA 99223

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Classy Retreat Classy Retreat is a senior care home in Spokane, WA that serves Spokane County. This city is located along the Spokane River, just west of the Rocky Mountains. It is less than 100 miles south of Canada and has an abundance of beautiful views. The tranquility lies in many of the...

Bishop Place

815 SE Klemgard, Pullman, WA 99163

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Bishop Place is designed to provide a beautiful home for our residents, while offering the care and services needed to maintain an active quality lifestyle. Here at Bishop Place our community has been built upon caring, love and a sense of family. We truly value the trust placed in us by our...

Bella Vue Adult Family Home

12803 E 9th Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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Bella Vue Adult Family HomeBella Vue Adult Family Home is a senior care home located in the exciting city of Spokane, WA and in Spokane county. Spokane is in the northwestern part of the state of Washington and is home to the scenic Spokane River, which runs throughout much of the city. It is...

Providence Adult Family Home

2719 West Strong Road, Spokane, WA 99208

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Providence Adult Family Home is a senior residential care home located in the scenic city of Spokane, WA and in Spokane county. The city is home to the Spokane River, which runs throughout much of it. The group home setting is located directly next to the Sky Prairie Park and the Austin Ravine...

Country Cottage

9220 S Williams Lane, Spokane, WA 99224

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Country Cottage is a senior care home located in the Spokane County city of Spokane, WA. Spokane is surrounded by abundant natural in the form of lakes, rivers, streams, meadows, and forested mountains. Known as the City of Lilacs, Spokane features numerous green spaces within its city limits....

South Hill Village

3117 E Chaser Ln, Spokane, WA 99223

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Exceptional staff, engaging activities and an active social life are what set us apart from the rest. We offer quality independent living, assisted living, and memory care services for our seniors. Our residents are happy to call our community home, where they can enjoy the beautiful surroundings...

Princeton Place AFH

5410 W. Princeton Place, Spokane, WA 99205

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Princeton Place is a small, cozy 4 bed adult family home that offers individual personal care. Lori Roberto, a 27 year veteran nurse, owner and house manager, has spent most of her career serving the elderly. She, her husband and family staff offer excellent elder care experience and are...

Sunshine Adult Family Home IV

919 S Raymond Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99206

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The Lodge at Riverside Harbor I

52 North Cedar Street, Post Falls, ID 83854

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The Lodge at Riverside Harbor has raised the standard of assisted living. We provide the most dignified environment for the aging members of our community. Entering assisted living should not feel like leaving home - we're giving you and your loved ones the peace of mind that you are looking for.

Assisted Living in Cheney Washington

What Is Assisted Living?

Today, there are more senior health care choices than in the past. The level and type of care a senior selects depends largely how much assistance she or he needs with their activities of daily living (ADLs). Assisted living is one type of senior housing where residents get support with ADLs including washing, getting dressed, personal grooming, managing medications, and more.

Assisted living can often be mixed up with skilled nursing care but the two types of senior health care are actually quite different. In a skilled nursing community, also called a nursing home, residents receive nursing care 24 hours a day. Within an assisted living community, residents typically have access to personnel 24 hours a day, but the community also offers amenities like activities and outings while also promoting a strong feeling of belonging in a more active community environment.

The range of care solutions provided in assisted living may differ with some communities providing help and support for seniors with specific medical requirements such as for example cognitive impairment from Alzheimer s disease or a related sort of dementia, diabetes, or incontinence service. In terms of deciding on senior living in Cheney, WA, there are several things to consider, from the level of care and help and support to way of life, location, and more. Here are the key types of senior living possibilities:

  • 55+ Apartments/Senior Apartments:Senior apartments have an age restriction of 55 or 62 and so are just like apartments for people of all age ranges. Also known as age-restricted apartments, senior condo properties, and senior cottages, this is a great senior housing alternative for seniors who happen to be independent but desire further security and neighbors who are from the same generation.
  • Independent Living:Comparable to senior apartments, independent living is a senior housing option for seniors who are active but want to reside in a community setting with various other seniors. Independent living typically has community activities, occasions, and outings, and can sometimes have transitional programs for seniors that will eventually need further health care in assisted living or memory care. This could have more of a community environment than senior apartments.
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs):Continuing care retirement communities are retirement communities that offer a continuum of senior care services, including assisted living, memory care, and nursing home care. Typically, a resident can spend the rest of his life in a CCRC or life plan community, moving between levels of care as needed.
  • Assisted Living:Designed to give residents assistance with activities of daily living like bathing, personal grooming, eating, prescription medication management and more, assisted living is an excellent alternative for seniors who need a modest help and support with the day to day. Services can range significantly but typically offer available night and day staff that can help residents with needs and wants when they arise. Residents likewise routinely have a care plan that is regularly monitored and adapted as needs change over time.
  • Residential Care Home/Board and Care:This senior care option is made of homes in residential neighborhoods that have been modified to care for a small group of residents. Offering services comparable to assisted living communities, care homes focus on offering personal care in a far more home-like environment.
  • Memory Care:Specially made for seniors with Alzheimer s disease or a related form of dementia, memory care will help families look after loved ones even in the advanced levels of the disease. These communities are particularly crafted to ensure residents do not get lost or wander. They also offer dementia-friendly meal strategies and life-enhancing activities that encourage engagement and personal connection.
  • Nursing Homes/Skilled Nursing communities:Nursing homes are reserved for residents who require the highest level of 24- hour care, including those people who are bedridden. Nursing homes are also used by seniors for therapy after a hospitalization.
  • Respite Care/Short-Term Stay Respite Care:Respite care is a short-term stay at a long-term care community. Respite care may also involve in-home caregiving providers used for just a short period and include adult daycare centers. Family members caregivers use respite services when they need a rest or have other obligations that take them away from their caregiving responsibilities.

Deciding which kind of senior attention and housing is most beneficial for you and someone you care about can be challenging. Get in touch with your health care provider to make sure you are choosing the right degree of care or contact our Senior Living Advisors who are experts in senior care and can help you discover a senior care community that matches your preferences.


What Services Are Available?

Generally, virtually all assisted living communities give you a variety of activities, amenities, meal plans, and transportation. Solutions offered in assisted living may differ greatly in each community. Other amenities often seen in assisted living include:

  • Fitness programs
  • Housekeeping, including linen services
  • Medicine monitoring
  • Personal care, including washing and getting dressed
  • Social activities and outings
  • 3 meals plus snacks per day
  • Transportation services

How do you Tour Assisted Living communities?

It is strongly suggested that you tour at least three to five assisted living communities before choosing the best one for you and your loved one. Visiting some of the 50 communities in the area will help you uncover what choices are available, and what your unique preferences are, and can ultimately help you make a decision about what is ideal for someone you care about. Call or call A Place for Mom and we’ll help you arrange a tour at your preferred community.

Here are some of the top questions you should be prepared to ask during your tour:

  • Are the current occupants friendly and content?
  • Any kind of services not contained in the monthly cost? If so, what exactly are they and how much do they cost?
  • Is a nurse on hand around the clock?
  • Is an initial assessment required before entrance?
  • Is there a courtyard or garden and patio for folks to enjoy space outside?
  • Is there a waitlist? If so, how long will it be before you can move in?
  • What exactly are your apartment housing choices?
  • What exactly are your billing and payment policies and procedures?
  • What does the outside of the community look like? Is it neat and uncluttered?
  • What is the staff-to-resident ratio? Are the staff members engaged? Friendly?
  • What is your discharge policy?
  • What’s your medication administration plan?
  • What sort of knowledge and training do your staff members have?

Will Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare can play an important role in paying for some senior care but before committing to any senior care alternative, it is important to understand what Medicare will pay for – and what it will not.

It is important to note that Medicare covers only short-term care. This means Medicare will not cover long-term nursing home stays or senior living care. Additionally, Medicare typically does not cover memory care as the care necessary for dementia is considered permanent care. To learn more about Medicare benefits, download A Place for Mom sMedicare Resource Guide.


How Can I See Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Washington?

The state of Washington offers great access to its assisted living community data through itsWashington State Department of Social and Health Servicessite. Available information includes qualified assisted living communities that are updated frequently, and info on assisted living licensing and violations.

Washington defines assisted living as â€Communities in a community setting where staff assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of the adult’s To be licensed as assisted living in Washington, the community must have at least seven residents. Assisted living in Washington typically provides housing, meals, laundry, guidance, and varying levels of senior care. Some assisted living communities offer more specific care for seniors with mental health, developmental disabilities, or dementia.


How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Cheney, WA?

Assisted living in Cheney ranges from Price range = $0 to $0 per month. The common cost of assisted living in the state of Washington in 2018 was $5,135 monthly. Costs for assisted living communities can vary widely depending on amenities, location, and services, therefore if the cost is an issue, consider looking at near by suburbs and towns that might give you more overall flexibility in your budget.

To find out more on assisted living costs, visit A Place for Mom sSenior Living Cost Planner, based on the actual prices families pay when they move to assisted living in fact it is the only cost index of its kind.


How to Pay for Assisted Living

When considering the price of assisted living, it is necessary to see what’s included in your monthly expenses. While many families experience sticker shock when beginning their search for senior living, after taking into consideration housing costs and regular utility bills, they may find that a switch to assisted living puts them financially ahead.

Regardless, how to have the funds for senior care is definitely an obstacle for care. Many families choose to pay for a move to assisted living through the sales of a residence or personal savings, but for some people, this won’t be an option.

Here are three other options that may help you to finance assisted living:

  1. Life Insurance Policies:If the senior moving into assisted living has a life insurance plan, you may be in a position to liquidate the insurance plan and receive money now to cover senior health care costs. Different restrictions and regulations apply based on the kind of plan you have, so call a monetary advisor or eldercare legal professional to find out more about your options.
  2. Reverse Mortgages:For senior couples who need distinct levels of care, a reverse mortgage could be a good method for just one spouse to go into assisted living while the other spouse remains in the home. A reverse mortgage allows home owners aged 62 or older to borrow against their home equity. To learn more, call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to look for a reverse mortgage counseling agency near you.
  3. Veterans Benefits:Many veterans are unaware they are eligible for senior care benefits. One often overlooked benefit is the Veterans Aid and Attendance, which has helped thousands of families have the funds for 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 may 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 be eligible for benefits. To learn more about benefits for veterans contact theWashington State Department of Veterans Affairsor visitwww.va.gov.

For additional tips regarding to fund your move to senior living, get in touch with A Place for Mom to speak to a Senior Living Advisor today.


5 Questions to Ask When Touring an Assisted Living community

There is no question that selecting an assisted living community is often confusing. Even so, considering these five important questions when considering making the move to assisted living can help you make a better-informed decision:

  1. Just how many staff are available to assist at night time?Not all assisted living communities have staff on hand night and day. Some assisted living communities provide nursing staff night and day, while others may have more generalized help on hand after hours. If your loved one needs assistance during the night, who’ll be there to provide the care they require?
  2. Will there be a waitlist?Here is where doing all your homework can really pay off – plan ahead! Popular communities can fill fast. If the one you like is not available, ask about the waitlist and what the community’s plan is for handling it. Many communities will ask for a deposit plus some communities have internal lists for special care needs. How would you join the waitlist? And, if you opt to move anywhere else, how would you leave the waitlist?
  3. Will there be a patio space?Moving to assisted living does not mean you or your family member needs to let go of a favorite lawn or deck space. If having access to a gardening space, a patio or a courtyard is very important to your loved one, search for a community that provides residents that space. Various larger assisted living communities offer a assortment of yard, with features such as BBQ spaces, gardens, and walking pathways for residents.
  4. What’s the staff-to-resident ratio?In line with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 25% of assisted living communities possess a ratio of 1 personal care assistant for each and every 23 residents. Staffing may differ widely depending on the size of the community, so be sure to enquire about the features you are interested in. In the end, you would like to understand if this community will provide your family member with the support they want.
  5. What services are contained in the monthly cost?Understand what is normally included in the standard fee structure and what might incur additional cost before signing any contract. Some communities employ a fee-for-service model, or a la carte prices, which means they bill a monthly price for rent and meals but additional costs for things like medication management. Others may use a tiered pricing model where different degrees of care are billed different rates.

For more details about what to look for when visiting an assisted living community, contact one of our Senior Living Advisors.


What Is Senior Living Like in Cheney, WA?

Offering over 2,500 miles of coastline, Washington is a strikingly gorgeous state that is becoming a favorite retirement locale. Leading efforts in environmental protection, Washington residents value the world around them and actively work to make it a much better place. Retirees in Washington benefit from an income tax-free state, an abundance of outdoor activities, access to world-renown educational options, and affordable housing is available outside of the major urban areas.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Washington

There are 50 assisted living facilities near Cheney, Washington. See the full list.

The Renaissance at Coeur d'Alene, Terri Care AFH and Pacifica Senior Living Pinehurst are the top rated assisted living facilities near Cheney, Washington. See full list of communities.

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