Assisted living communities can be mini-oases for seniors. Nowadays, many strive to create their own amenities for seniors so that they don’t have to travel far to have access to recreational activities, physical health options, healthcare services, physical therapy, meals, transportation services, and the like. Many try to make life as easy as possible on seniors so that they can maintain their quality of life as they age.
New York Medicaid Consulting desires to help seniors with living a high-quality life by providing the best in Medicaid planning services. Medicaid can be hard to navigate, but having an expert such as us by your side and who can help explain your benefits to you can help save you money, effort, and time. We offer Medicaid estate planning, as well as Medicaid asset protection. Below, we’ll continue our look at the benefits of assisted living communities. Contact us today for your free consultation!
MORE BENEFITS OF ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITIES
Housekeeping, Laundry Facilities, Transportation, and More
Many assisted living facilities offer regular help with chores that can be hard for seniors to do themselves. Housekeeping services are offered by a majority of senior living facilities, and some offer help with laundry. A self-use laundry facility is usually available on site for residents to use as well.
Many seniors struggle to drive, either due to chronic health conditions, deteriorating eyesight, or other health matters. Most assisted living facilities offer help with transportation into town to such much needed services as the doctor’s office, the pharmacy, the grocery store, or even just going into town to get out.
Most assisted living communities realize the importance of friendship and camaraderie, especially as people age. New York Medicaid Consulting notes that getting older can be isolating since it’s harder to get around, and to be frank, friends are dying. Many assisted living facilities work hard to foster opportunities for seniors to be together. They do this through offering field trips, social gatherings, and seasonal parties such as Christmas parties. They bring in speakers, professionals to teach new activities, such as line dancing or pottery, or they even sponsor senior trips across the country. Many seniors report that the community of senior living facilities is the best part of senior community living.
Gone are the days of having to get up early on a Saturday morning in order to beat the heat so you can mow. Yard work and housework are virtually eliminated with housekeeping services, as well as home maintenance. Now, if your heat doesn’t work, you call the front desk, and they deal with it, not you. You now have more free time to do the things you enjoy doing, such as catching an early round of golf, go fishing, read a book, or plan a night on the town or a vacation.
Peace of Mind
Assisted living offers peace of mind for the relatives, so they don’t have to worry on a daily basis about the health and care of their aging parents. Furthermore, residents will have peace of mind knowing that help is always available should they need it. Assisted living communities are great places for your parents’ golden years. Not only can they be freeing for your parents, but freeing for you as well.
HOW NEW YORK MEDICAID CONSULTANTS CAN HELP
New York Medicaid Consultants offers help for seniors as their retirement years approach in planning for medical expenses and using the benefits of Medicaid to help. As experts in Medicaid law, we can help you determine what Medicaid benefits you qualify for based on your income and assets, as well as help you plan for future healthcare costs, including long-term care. We offer free consultations. Make the right choice today, and call now!