The Fees and Accessibility of Elder Care Services in Orlando, FL

The Fees and Accessibility of Elder Care Services in Orlando, FL

February 15, 2012 - 11:36 pm

The primary aim of nearly all families is to assist their dear ones remain in their own household in a secure and familiar environment for as long as possible. No one’s favorite option is to go to a facility or an institution despite how appealing the structure or the décor. For a senior to stay in their own home in safety they may need just a couple of hours of support or they may well need around the clock care. A consideration by a home care professional is needed to decide what is best.

UNDERSTANDING THE COST OF ELDER CARE  SERVICES:

According to the MetLife Mature Market Annual Survey on the Cost of Care in the United States, the findings look like this:

  • The national average daily rate for a private room in a nursing home rose 4.4% from $229 in 2010 to $239 in 2011.
  • The national average monthly base rate in an assisted living community rose 5.6% from $3,293 in 2010 to $3,477 in 2011.
  • The national average daily rate for adult day services rose 4.5% from $67 in 2010 to $70 in 2011.
  • The national average hourly rates for home health aides ($21) and homemakers ($19) were unchanged from 2010.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST YOUR FAMILY?

The greatest way to know precisely how much home care services will charge is to speak with one of our professionals. Collectively you can come up with a plan of care and a number of hours that are not only budget friendly, but keeps your aging loved one safe and in their own home.

Ask about options like The VA AID and ATTENDANCE PENSION BENEFIT, Reverse Mortgages, Life Settlements, and Long-Term Care Insurance. Chances are that one of those programs may be able to help with the cost.

HOW SOON CAN HOME CARE SERVICES START?

As soon as today in most cases. The start date is up to you, but our team is dedicated to getting a caregiver in your home as soon as you need them.

Contact us today: 407-788-9393

Alzheimer’s Orlando Elder Care in Orlando, FL counselors at Partners in Healthcare are available to talk with you about your in-home care needs including how to reduce caregiver stress while providing better, affordable care. We are a senior care agency providing Elder Care in Orlando.

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