The new cost of assisted living

Posted April 16, 2015
The new cost of assisted living
Genworth, a leading provider of life and long term care insurance recently released it's 12th annual Cost of Care Survey. The study follows the cost of Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Nursing Homes and most importantly to us here at Senior Living Experts, assisted living facilities. According to the report, on a national basis, the yearly costs that consumers pay for assisted living care has risen 2.5% annually over the last five years. Costs have increased at a faster rate in the past year. For 2015, the national median monthly rate for for assisted living care is $3,600, which ...
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Starting the discussion of finances with your aging parents

Posted April 13, 2015
Starting the discussion of finances with your aging parents
"Don't wait until there's a crisis to gather important information." Recently Crain's Chicago Business published an article about talking to your parents about their finances as it relates to their retirement - and ultimately the care they may need later in life.  The article caught my attention because two people we work with and like to refer families too were quoted in the article which was written by Jane Adler. Amie Hyman from Heartfelt Solutions for Seniors and Kerry Peck from Peck, Bloom LLC both gave some sound advice.  The article contains six simple steps one can take to start the ...
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Senior Living Experts welcomes our newest advisor – Janet Newell

Posted April 7, 2015
Senior Living Experts welcomes our newest advisor – Janet Newell
2015 has been our best year ever so far.  We have already found new homes for 23 seniors in the Chicagoland area with another 10 scheduled to move in over the next 3 weeks. In addition, because the demand for our service has been so high, we are thrilled to announce that we just added another senior living advisor. Janet Newell loves helping people, especially seniors.  Janet has firsthand experience caring for family members and making decisions about their care . It was her own experience and love of seniors that led Janet to start her own senior home care ...
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