Laureate Group Executive Vice President, Beth Anderson, reflects on pandemic one year later: The speed at which life in our senior living communities changed in early 2020 was amazing. I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes.
Learning how to choose the right senior community for your loved one is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make for your aging senior. Assessing a community’s assisted living should be part of the process, as health needs can change quickly.
From Beth Anderson, Executive Vice President of Laureate Group Senior Communities: The COVID-19 virus has taken all of us on quite a journey. This is the first time I’ve been on a journey like this, and it’s been a learning experience watching how COVID-19 is changing senior living.
Today, people are more aware of the term family care since it was proposed in 1998. It is a complex government entitlement program where consumers have many choices. The program provides professional staff to guide older adults and their families through individualized health and long term care planning, and provides financial support to individuals who qualify.
It’s important to understand who decides family care funding and what guides those decisions.
Residential Care Apartment Complexes (RCAC) and Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) are assisted living services. What are the differences and similarities?