Laureate Group Staff

paying for senior care

Financial Options for Senior Care

When researching financial options for senior care, evaluate your available financial resources, including monthly income and assets. Each family’s individual circumstances determine how they may best cover the cost of senior care for a loved one. Here are 6 examples of financial options for senior care.

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assisted living costs

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

If you have just begun your search for assisted living, you may be surprised at how much assisted living services cost at specific communities. It is helpful to consult an objective source when considering the fees for assisted living in comparison to other options for care. Since 2004, Genworth Financial has surveyed long-term care costs on an annual basis.

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What is a Senior Referral Site?

When the time comes to consider senior care options, caregivers may be overwhelmed. Where to start? They begin to wonder where they will find the time to search possible senior living communities. One option is to seek support from professional agencies that can help take some of that searching stress off of their shoulders. Here is what you need to know about how referral agencies work with senior living communities like the Laureate Group.

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Laureate Group Centenarians Share Secrets of Longevity

Laureate Group senior communities is proud to serve centenarians, and many Laureate Group centenarians share secrets of longevity with us. The U.S. Census Bureau published a report in their online library that 55,000 Americans were 100 and beyond compared to the 32,000 in 1980. Living to 100 years old and beyond is a milestone that should be recognized and celebrated. Read more as Laureate Group centenarians share secrets of longevity!

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senior driving

How Do I Ask My Elderly Parent to Stop Driving?

Talking about transportation concerns does not have to be difficult. Arrive to the discussion prepared and with a desire to help your parent make the right decision. Although these are big changes, they can be positive ones. Have a conversation that is honest, open, and respectful. Their transportation represents independence and a sense of freedom for your parent. Here a few things to consider when discussing transportation concerns.

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Moving to a Senior Community: Top 4 Obstacles

One of the biggest obstacles that keeps people from exploring a senior community is the belief that there are too many sacrifices to be made – freedom, independence, living space – to name a few. The reality is that today’s senior communities can provide gracious living, security, an active way of life along with many other wonderful benefits that can enhance an older adult’s independence. And retirement communities can be surprisingly affordable! If your loved one is reluctant to explore a senior community, consider these ideas when discussing their concerns.

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