You’ve finally reached that age of discernment everyone hears about but you need help around the house. Just a little assistance, you not ready for a nursing home. What are your options? There’s in-home care or assisted living. Maintaining your current residence plus paying for someone to come in all day is not the best economical decision for you, so consider assisted living the cost of housing, utilities and access to care are all rolled into one fee. This could be the best choice from a financial point of view and who knows you many end up loving it there.
Charleston, West Virginia has several options for seniors seeking extra assistance. There’s in-home care with homemaker services or home health aide services or adult day care. All of these services would be in addition to your other monthly living expenses and each of them would add another $30,000 to your expenses. An alternative is assisted living which includes housing, electricity, gas, water, garbage and in some cases meals. With this all inclusive service that assisted living facilities offer you will get a private one bedroom and access to trained medical assistance 24-hours a day. In West Virginia the average annual cost of an assisted living facility is $36,000.
Charleston, West Virginia is a great place to spend your time, especially as an older person, because so many activities are designed specifically for seniors. Trips, luncheons and tours to Savannah, Georgia, Tanger Outlet shopping trips, Valentines, Spring and Halloween luncheons, fitness seminars, golf and loads of classes. Learn how to weave baskets, crochet, sew, paint or garden. Finally, learn how to use email and all the other benefits of owning a computer. There’s so much to do in Charleston, you’ll love the city by the ocean and the multitude of activities the city offers its elderly population.
Deciding on an assisted living facility can be confusing. First of all you don’t know what the reputation of the facility or your options for another place to live. Start your search by using SeniorLiving.Org to get unbiased reviews of all the assisted living facilities in the Charleston and its surrounding areas. Compare them and then with all the facts in hand, set-up a tour date. When it’s decided, move in knowing that you have made a completely informed decision about your future home and the care you’ll have available year round.