Frequently Ask Questions
What is an assisted living residence?
An assisted living residence is part of the continuum of care that provides a combination of housing, personal care, and health care services for the elderly who require assistance with activities of daily life.
What is short-term memory care?
Short-term memory care is caregiving support providing personal healthcare services for the elderly with loss of short-term memory such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.
How do I know if my loved one needs assisted living or memory care support?
Cognitive decline is a normal part of the aging process. However, if your loved one experiences routine forgetfulness (i.e., cannot remember important dates or people’s names, cannot remember to pay bills or take prescribed medication, etc.), an appointment with a physician is advised.
What is the cost for an assisted living community?
Costs of assisted living communities vary depending upon the services provided. Family members should ensure that the services provided meet the needs of their loved one and ask the provider what is and is not included in the monthly fee.
What services are included in the monthly fee?
Services included in the monthly fee should comprise assistance with ADL’s (activities of daily life), personal care, and basic healthcare services such as medication management. Additional services vary depending upon the provider.
Is transportation to medical appointments included in the cost of care?
Transportation to medical appointments may or may not be included in the cost of care. Family members should ask the provider if this service is provided at an additional fee.
Add What payments are accepted?
Hope’s Residence accepts the following payments: Private Pay, Elderly Waiver, CADI Waiver and Long Term Care Insurance