ApexCare provides a referral service for all types of assisted living care homes at NO COST TO YOU. In many cases, you may even receive a discount off of your first month's cost of stay by using our services. Having inspected most of the licensed elderly care homes in our service areas, we are intimately aware of the local resources. Our staff constantly updates information vital to evaluating each care home.
We share our knowledge and resources with you and will work with you until your needs are met. ApexCare is committed to finding the best care available, within your budget, in the fastest time. Again, this service is FREE TO YOU!
Assisted living is a generic term used to describe non-medical, long term care. Facilities that provide this service can be called Assisted Living Facilities, Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, Board and care homes, Alzheimer's Care Centers or Senior Group Homes. They range in size from five or six residents to hundred of residents. Assisted living can be a very good alternative to nursing homes for elders who do not need constant medical care. Typical services may include:
Residents live in a social, non-institutional, home-like setting. Costs of stay are much lower than nursing homes.
Many things should be considered when choosing a care home - Finding a place where your loved one will be content and well cared for, while staying within your budget is no easy task. There may be hundreds homes to choose from.
1. Look at care homes from the point of view of the resident – Know what is the most important in the resident's life and try to maintain it if possible. Sometimes the ability to bring a pet or continue with an activity may out weigh all other considerations. Here are some things to consider:
2. Obtain Information On Care Homes – In addition to the phone book, the Internet and friends, here are some places with information on care homes: