It’s important that your health and wellbeing are taken care of when you’re a senior. Unfortunately, the cost of living in a nursing home, retirement community, and other assisted living facilities can make this an unaffordable luxury. In 2019, the average cost of a private room in a nursing home was a whopping $8,365 per month or $275 a day. Luckily, there’s a cheaper solution: home care services for seniors.
Home care services allow you to receive the care you would receive in a nursing home, without having to move into one. You can find out how affordable these services are with a quick online search.
Here is what you should know about senior home care services.
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The Cost of Senior Home Care
When you’re at a nursing home, many people pay for all-inclusive care. Your monthly fee will include medical assistance, meals, cleaning, and assistance with daily living activities. While it might be necessary for some seniors to have around the clock care, not all seniors require that level of help.
With home care services, you can pick and choose the services you pay for to save money. There are different costs associated with the type of care you need.