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Common Questions for those Considering Senior Living Facilities in Jacksonville

Question: I’ve always lived an active lifestyle, if I move to an assisted living or nursing home facility will I get bored and stop doing the things I love?

Answer: 

Todays senior living facilities are not just focused on providing round the clock professional care, but are also committed to enriching lives by offering a host of modern amenities, planned activities for improved health and mental acuity, ample opportunities to make new friends and explore your interests. Just because you will be receiving help with normal daily activities, don’t think that you’ll relegated be watching TV all day.

You will have the opportunity to enjoy activities that will keep you busy and entertained all day long, No longer is it just, cards, bingo and birthday parties, today you can expect a wide range of activities that include walking, yoga, painting, dining and book clubs, learning about internet or social media technology or a new language, and off-site trip to church, shopping, movies, and restaurants.

 

Question: Many of my friends still live in the old neighborhood. Should I expect to spend a lot of time alone?

Answer:

No. You will be able to see and continue enjoying your lifelong friends and social involvement, and your family will still visit you. Most senior care residents love the opportunity to make new friends and to share in their life experiences. You will also be busy taking part in the many activities offered by your Jacksonville assisted living or nursing home facility.

Making new friends is one of the most commonly reported benefits of residents currently living in senior living communities. Seniors say, “The able to share in the joys and pains of my peers is a meaningful experience that fills my day with purpose and passion.”

 

Question: Can I afford a Senior Care Facility?

Answer:

Remember when you move to a senior care facility you will no longer need to pay a mortgage, monthly utilities, home owners insurance or monthly maintenance expenses.

There are financial options that you may be unaware of. No matter what your financial status, make sure you are investigating and taking advantage of the many different ways to pay for assisted living, including:

  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Aid and Attendance Veterans Benefit
  • Life Settlements
  • Reverse Mortgage
  • Home Equity Loan

As with any financial decision, always speak with your family, attorney, or financial advisor.

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