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7 Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living Costs

Many seniors and their families have questions about assisted living costs. Knowing more about assisted living costs can help you plan for these expenses. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about assisted living costs — and their answers.

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Are Assisted Living Costs Affordable?

If your aging loved one is no longer able to live at home without help, you might be considering long-term care options and wondering if assisted living costs are affordable. Although getting older is getting more expensive, there are a number of factors that influence assisted living costs.  

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Comparing Assisted Living Costs to Home Care Costs

While cost is far from the only factor in the decision to move your loved one to a senior living community, it’s certainly an important one. So many caregivers are simultaneously responsible for both their parents and children. Naturally, you are dedicated to finding the best care for mom and dad, but you need to keep a watchful eye on your bank balance. So, it’s time to compare: Assisted...

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Assisted Living Costs: Questions to Ask When Visiting Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living costs are confusing. When a parent can no longer live at home, your goal is to find the best possible option – a place where they’ll be happy and engaged with life.

Figuring out how much it will cost can leave your head spinning. This post provides key questions to help you understand what it will cost at each facility you consider. And what will work best for you and your...

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Four Ways to Pay for Assisted Living Costs

Although assisted living costs can vary widely from community to community, it’s a big investment. “Can we afford it?” “How long will the money last?” What if the money runs out?” are all questions that may be on your mind. 

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Assisted Living Costs Unraveled

If you’ve already been on the search for assisted living facilities for a loved one, you’ve likely noticed that assisted living costs vary widely. With a variety of choices, it can be hard to uncover which assisted living facility of all of the options you are considering, can provide the appropriate level of care for a feasible price.

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Seniors and Financial Decline

Finances can be an uncomfortable topic for even close-knit families to talk about. However, it’s almost always a part of the conversation when considering moving into a senior living community. While our community at Highgate Senior Living can be a solution to managing financial decline, it can still be awkward when you’re talking to a parent about the ability to continue managing his or her own...

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Financial Solutions for Transitioning into Senior Living

At Highgate, we're committed to helping our residents in any way we can. This always includes helping families find the best solution for both current care needs and anticipated future needs. In addition, it sometimes this means assisting families in finding the best ways to finance the move into Highgate.

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Financial Solutions for Veterans

Our commitment to helping our residents goes beyond providing a high quality of life and pleasant surroundings. It also embraces helping our residents afford their move into Highgate. For those who have served our country, we’re committed to helping them find the financial solutions their service entitles them to receive.

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Companion Suites - One Way to Reduce Memory Care Costs

We offer companion suites as an affordability solution in our Memory Care Cottage at Highgate. This is an alternative to private suites, which for many residents offers more than a way to reduce costs. You may want to consider companion suites for two important reasons.

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