Jun 13 2019

Recent demographic statistics indicate that there are an estimated 47 million senior citizens currently living in the United States. This means that demand for senior care services is at an all-time high. Soon, senior citizens will be more than 30% of the entire population of the United States.

With the increasing number of senior citizens, the number of agencies offering senior care services is also increasing. In a pool of home care agencies, you need to shop for a home care agency that will provide safety and professional health to your loved one. Don’t be shy to ask questions and evaluate different factors that will inform you on the best home care facility for your family’s needs.

There are some important factors that you need to consider when you are shopping for senior care services for your loved ones.

1. License and Certifications

Most states require assisted living facilities and senior care providers to have a state license and certification. You can check with the state department of health and see whether a particular senior assisted living facility has the necessary licenses. If the facility is supposed to have licenses and does not have them, it would be advisable to consider another facility that has the necessary licenses and certifications.

2. Medicare/Medicaid Certification

Senior care services are costly; they include comprehensive medical attention to a senior citizen. They do not only offer medical services, but they provide seniors with high-end nutrition and psychological services. Other personal services such as bathing and feeding are also offered.

If you don’t want to pay out of pocket, just go for senior respite care that has been accredited by Medicare or Medicaid. All the costs that your loved one will incur will be paid through these insurance policies, which will save you considerable amounts of money. Of course, not all senior assisted living facilities will accept Medicaid or Medicare funds.

3. Services Provided

With the increasing number of home care agencies across the country, not everyone will need to move into an assisted living facility. Home care can range from non-medical help with daily activities to intensive hospice care.
Before choosing a provider, think carefully about the exact senior care services you need and can afford.

4. Agency Staff and Training

The other important factor that you should check is the number of staff members per patient and their level of training. You want your loved one to receive care from trained and experienced individuals. You don’t want amateurs to serve your loved one in their time of need.

And, obviously, it would be advisable to find a facility with adequate staffing. Adequate members of the staff mean that there is always a person who is available to care for your loved one.

5. Cost Involved

With the cost of health care services increasing around the country, the cost of senior care services is also expected to increase. This means that all persons seeking respite care services will have to pay more. Although the market dictates the prices one needs to pay for home care services and assisted living, there is always a way through which you can minimize your expenses.

Choosing the right senior care can be a complicated process. Don’t be afraid to take your time in finding the right provider for your family.

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