How to Pay for Assisted Living

As you consider the potential move for yourself or a loved one to assisted living, it’s natural to grapple with feelings of worry and anxiety. One of the biggest concerns you might have is: how do you pay for assisted living? In this blog post, we’ll explore financial strategies that can help you pay for assisted living and ways to

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Understanding Finances: The Cost of Assisted Living

Senior living has evolved in many ways since the days of traditional nursing homes. Modern seniors deserve and desire more options for the different phases of their golden years. From active lifestyles full of sports and recreation to specialized care for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia, there are plenty of options for Americans 65 and up. These options come with

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Tips for Moving Parents into Assisted Living

Like any significant life change, transitioning to assisted living takes time and thought. It’s not uncommon for you or your loved one to experience worry and anxiety throughout the process. You’ll need to play an active role in the transition to ensure your loved one feels supported.  However, you don’t need to figure it out alone. Here, you’ll find tips

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Why Socialization is So Important for Seniors & Older Adults

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There’s just something about being around people you really like. Having good friends who listen, lift you up and remind you how much you matter. And modern science concurs:  good company is good for your mental, emotional, and physical health. It’s one big reason why socialization for seniors is so important. At New Perspective, our vibrant welcoming communities and team

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What to Expect From a Memory Care Facility

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If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, they’re not alone. Finding the right memory care community for your loved one is essential, and that takes knowing what to expect from a memory care facility and how to choose the right one for your loved one. Learning how to evaluate a memory care facility

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Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: What’s the Difference?

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Exploring new living arrangements for yourself or aging loved one can be a bit overwhelming. You want what’s best — which means you’re likely searching high and low to discover the best possible fit. You’re likely going to run into various types of senior care options, housing, and living situations that you may not fully understand. We’re going to help

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Downsizing in Your 60s: A Guide for Retirees

Making the decision to downsize for retirement is no easy task. It requires a lot of forethought and planning, and can stir up a lot of emotions as well. But no matter your reason for downsizing, there are resources and tips out there to help make the transition as smooth as possible. 3 Reasons for Downsizing in Your 60s As

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VA Aid and Attendance: How It Can Help Pay for Assisted Living

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If either you or your spouse is a veteran, we at New Perspective honor your service. We want you to know the details about VA Aid and Attendance, a pension benefit that can help with the costs of senior care. In fact, this VA benefit for senior living could assist in paying for long-term care such as assisted living or

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Sources for Funding Senior Care and Housing

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Some of the biggest questions that many older adults face concerns the cost of senior living and specifically, long-term care—can they afford it? How will they pay for it? Can’t they just stay at home and save money? It’s important to know your options for funding senior care before suddenly having to make a decision. The good news is there

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Insurance Options for Paying for Senior Living

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Value is important, especially when it comes to senior living—whether you are considering independent living for yourself, or you are helping a loved one find the right assisted living or memory care setting. You want to be sure you are making the right choice. And you want to explore every possible source of funding—including how you could use insurance for

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