The Cost of Assisted Living Facilities
How much does assisted living cost in my state? The costs of assisted living facility largely depends on the state, programs offered and care options. Read about how to pay for the costs of assisted living, evaluate assisted living costs and what programs may help with the costs of monthly care.
Articles About Assisted Living Cost
- Assisted Living Can "Kick Out" a Resident Who Can No Longer Pay
When an elderly person signs a contract with an assisted living facility, the elder can be asked to move out.
- Hidden Costs of Assisted Living
It’s possible that assisted living communities provide the hands-on services needed, but it could be an added cost. Find the hidden costs of assisted living.
- Key Differences Between Independent Living and Assisted Living
In order to find the best fit for an aging loved one, it’s important to understand what types of housing and care are available and how they compare.
- Paying for Senior Housing: When Siblings Split Cost What Is Fair?
The reality is that when it comes to assisted living, most families pay their own way. This, of course, can cause issues within the extended family context, especially if some siblings are wealthier than others.
- How to Handle Rate Increases at Senior Living Communities
The cost for senior living facilities is rising. And as your parent ages, he or she may require higher levels of care, which can also make the price go up. So what are your options for handling rate increases?
- Medicaid and Assisted Living: What’s Covered and What’s Not
In every state it is possible to have Medicaid pay for certain assisted living costs. While the cost of room and board is never covered, Medicaid may cover certain costs.
- How to Pay for Assisted Living
Most people pay assisted living fees out-of-pocket, but there are several options for paying for assisted living that you should be aware of.
- Assisted Living Questions and Answers
When it is time for a family member to move to assisted living, caregivers and family members have lots of question. We've compiled the most common questions that caregivers have about finding and transitioning into assisted living.