Lower Cost Senior Care

All seniors in the U.S. receive Medicare health insurance at age sixty-five.   Those who are disabled may qualify at a younger age.  Medicare does not pay for long term care needs, only short-term care for rehabilitation and recovery in a nursing home.  There are many ways to pay for the lower cost senior care by Senior Helpers of Chattanooga. Some forms of payment that may be accepted by your local Senior Helpers center include private pay, long term care insurance, Reverse Mortgage, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefit, and at times, Medicaid. When the cost of an institutionalized setting such as nursing home or assisted living facility can be almost double that of in home care, lower cost senior care is available by Senior Helpers of Chattanooga to all areas of Chattanooga, Hixson, Cleveland, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, and surrounding areas.

Particularly among the elderly seeking senior care, in home care is becoming a more and more popular elder care choice.  Home care is a cost effective and lower cost senior care option for families who wish to help their loved one remain at home and independent for as long as possible.  There are many benefits to receiving care in the comforts of your loved one’s home.  There is convenience and a better quality of life.  Individuals requiring assistance can receive the same high quality of care as an institutionalized setting in their own home.  Lower cost senior care will allow your loved to remain independent and receive a personalized level of care.  Whether your loved one needs basic life assistance, a full-time caregiver, or in-home hospice care, Senior Helpers of Chattanooga will match a caregiver with your loved one’s unique needs and schedule.  Senior Helpers offers lower cost senior care, so if your loved one requires daily assistance, transportation to medical checkups or other appointments, or even Alzheimer’s and dementia care support, they will find a better quality of life by remaining in a familiar environment.

With a little knowledge of the home care industry, families can save money on care services for their elderly loved ones.   When most elderly people express their desire to remain at home for as long as financially and physically possible, it is often best to help them achieve their wishes.  In the long run, emotionally, your loved one will thrive in their own familiar home environment.  To create such a life changing event such as a move to an assisted living facility or nursing home can be very traumatic.  Your loved one may feel isolated and sad in an institutionalized setting, no matter how homey they try to make it.  When Senior Helpers of Chattanooga can provide lower cost senior care in your loved one’s private home, there is no reason not to choose the best of all options.

The cost of in home senior care is something that many people have never considered.  Lower cost senior care from Senior Helpers of Chattanooga includes a wide variety of services.  These services available to your elderly loved one in the comforts of their beloved home include transportation, errands, grocery shopping, light housekeeping, medication reminders, cooking, and calendar planning.  Your loved one will benefit greatly from the dependable and reliable companionship services available to them.  Lower cost senior care does not mean lower quality.  Your loved one will feel loved and cared for with a regular visit from a companion who truly wants the best for them.  If you and your family are too far to attend to your loved one’s needs, you will find peace of mind knowing they are never alone for long stretches of time.  This will greatly reduce the feeling of isolation and loneliness.

If you would like to learn more about the many benefits of caring and consistent in-home elderly care and professional dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers to speak to a senior care specialist today 423-710-1500!   Senior Helpers of Chattanooga provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, companionship, personal assistance, and so much more to all areas of Chattanooga, Hixson, Cleveland, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, and surrounding areas.

 




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