Private Pay vs. Medicaid in Assisted Living: Emerging Challenges

Though most assisted living communities are primarily private pay (residents must pay for housing, care and services out-of-pocket), a specific number of beds are reserved for seniors receiving Medicaid funds. (Read more about payment options for assisted living care here).


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How Do I Pay for Assisted Living?

Assisted living is an extremely popular option for those who need assistance with day-to-day tasks but do not necessarily require the advanced medical/skilled care provided in a nursing home. Some prefer assisted living care because it fosters independence in ...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Assisted Living

It’s one of the most popular care options for seniors today, but it might also be the most misunderstood. Assisted living communities nationwide are extremely diverse in terms of what services they provide and in what type of setting, and these differences occur not just from state to state, but even from county to county.

Although this variety is beneficial in some ways, the lack of consistency is challenging, ...

Read More’s Senior Living Transition Resource Guide

Transition. The word operates as both a noun and a verb. As a noun, it is defined as “a passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another;” as an intransitive verb, it refers to the act of making a transition.

Life is comprised of transitions great and small, but the later years are certainly rife with them.

Getting an AARP membership, needing bifocals when reading the morning paper, ...

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