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The Cost of Home Care vs. Assisted Living (VIDEO)

Aging in place is very important to your parent or loved one but when they are in need of more supportive care, families are often torn between keeping their loved one at home with services brought in or moving to an assisted living community. home care cost

While both home health care and assisted living can provide a safe and secure environment for your loved one there are the other important factors that you should take into consideration when weighing the options. In this video I detail some of these factors to consider when comparing “apples to apples”.

Find a cost of senior living expense calculator to accurately weigh your senior living options. Remember, if you are simply looking at the monthly expense of each service individually, you may be missing some really important intangible elements that can impact your loved one’s overall quality of life, such as participating in meaningful activities, having companionship and maintaining independence — all of which are part of the vibrant social environment that assisted living offers.

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