15. Staying in Nursing Homes in New York City

Nursing Homes in New York City

Odds are high that someone in your family, maybe someone that you really do care about very much , will need a nursing home sooner or later. A majority of people over age 65 will require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime, and over 40 percent of people will need a period of care in a nursing home, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

For me personally, I am very worried my grandparets, and ow they will be bale to tfind a way to help them offset their nursing home cost especially in an expensive place such as new york city.

The cost of that care can financially cripple a family. But there are steps you can take—whether a nursing home is needed now, next month, or next decade—to minimize the strain.
Here are some things that you have to know in regards with Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

  • Number of U.S. assisted living communities: 31,100
  • Number of apartments: 475,500
  • Number of residents: 735,000
  • Average length of stay: 36 months
  • Percentage of residents that receive help with three or more ADLs: 40%

Nursing Homes in New York City

Nursing Homes in the Bronx, Nursing Homes in Brooklyn, Nursing Homes in Queens.

Here are some of the living costs that is involved in seniors staying in Nursing Homes in New York City,

  • Type of residence
  • Size of apartment (studio, one or two-bedroom apartment)
  • Types of services needed
  • Geographical location of the community

Many communities charge a basic rate that covers all services, with an additional fee for special services. Most assisted living communities charge a month-to-month rate, but there are also long-term options available.

Typically, base rates only cover room and board and a service of daily meals, determined by the assisted living community. Sometimes there are entrance fees, deposits and laundry and housekeeping fees. But because these all vary by community, it’s important to ask each community about their individual costs and services.

According to Genworth.com, the average cost for a one-bedroom assisted living apartment in the U.S. in 2014 was $3,500 per month; an increase of 1.19% over 2013 with a five-year annual growth of 5.71%. Studio and two-bedroom assisted living apartments varied, accordingly.

Like racism and sexism, Ageism is based on stereotyping. It is simply the discrimination of individuals or groups, based on their age. However, unlike racism and sexism, Ageist comments are not yet off-limits or taboo. In fact, in most cases, age is used to crack jokes for comic relief.

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