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AA Senior Care - Planning On Buying Long-Term Care Insurance?

Planning On Buying Long-Term Care Insurance?

Do you know that long-term care insurance costs are not covered by Medicare or Medicaid?

Long-term care insurance (LTC) helps provide for the cost of long-term care that is generally not covered by health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.  LTC insurance covers non-medical services for individuals who are unable to perform basic activities of daily living (ADLs) such as dressing,

When Do You Know You Have Found The Right Agency To Assist Your Elderly Parents At Home?

The decision to have someone come into your home and care for yourself or a loved one is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make.

The most important, and even critical, questions a client or family needing in-home care for their elderly parent should ask include:

  • Who can we trust to care for our elderly parent(s)?

Non-Medical Home Care Can Prevent Rehospitalizations

How can non-medical home care agencies enable effective care transitions after hospitalizations?

Industry data shows that hospital re-admissions are frequent and expensive.

  • 19% of Medicare patients are readmitted within 30 days of discharge from hospital.*
  • 20% of patients experience post discharge adverse events.*
  • 75% of elderly rehospitalizations (which equates to 4.4 million people a year) may be preventable.*
  • Readmission often results from incomplete communication across a fragmented healthcare system.