SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES
For the families of seniors, it can be about helping parents and loved ones be close to you in their hour of need when they can no longer be on their own or helping them move into assisted living facilities.
Our research has shown that many senior citizens will move 3-4 times from the time they retire. We know that seniors no longer wish or no longer can do many of things that younger people would rather do themselves when they move.
So the moving companies in the our movers network have special moving services catering to the needs of senior citizens. Let Movers Community do all of the research for you and help make this a pressure free and stress free move.
We will get you FREE and NO OBLIGATION moving quotes for senior citizen moving, Movers Community offers special discounts and coupons for our senior citizens. Remember to mention if you are a member of A.A.R.P.
Other Senior Citizen Links:
Senior Citizen Website.Com Welcomes Adults Over 50-A friendly site for adults 50 and over, offering articles of interest to older adults, health information, a resource directory, amusement, puzzles and more
Senior Citizen Bureau-The Senior Citizens Bureau is a national, non-profit community resource for senior adults, children of the senior adults and other caregivers, advocates and More
USA.gov for Seniors: View topics about and for senior citizens, including retirement, health, housing, taxes, and travel.
Home-Senior Citizens Magazine-Home-Senior Citizens Magazine. The premiere lifestyle, news and resource magazine for today's senior citizen and their family
AARP-AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service
Whether you are a senior citizen or the child or caregiver of a senior, you'll find the information you need here.
senior citizen information:
Old folks home:
Whether you call it Old Folks home, a long-term health care facility, or an assisted living facility, choosing the right facility is one of the most important decisions older adults and their families can make.
The decision to move into a nursing home is often made during times of illness or stress, and it carries a lot of emotion for the family as well as the elder who is making the move.Because a old Falks home may be “home” for a long time, it’s especially important to check out the home thoroughly to make sure the nursing home offers the quality of care and lifestyle that will enhance residents’ lives.
Moving isn't easy, especially if you're moving from a home you've lived in for a very long time, and relocating to a neighborhood where you don't know anyone. As an older adult, this transition is even more challenging. A physical illness or disability may prevent someone from seeking companionship outside the home. when moving to a nursing home It's important to ensure that there are local groups that the older adult can connect with; whether it's a church group, a club or a recognized non-profit agency, find a place where the members will support a senior. This could also include home visits or perhaps meetings that would be conducted in a individual's home setting. Finding these types of networking situations will assist your older family member in adjusting to their new environment.
Senior living communities and retiremnt communities:
Many senior citizens of retirement age decide to reside in senior retirement community rather than in a single family home. While some of these communities can be expensive, it is possible to find affordable retirement communities with a little smart shopping. The first thing you should do is figure out what kind of living arrangement you need. There are different kinds of communities based on different needs. They include active, active and supportive, and supportive. The differences between these types of communities is the amount of on site assistance and care provided.
Active communities are for seniors who don’t require on site medical care. They don’t have nurses, doctors or medical facilities on site but they may be located close to such facilities for the convenience of the residents.
Active and supportive communities, also called continuing care retirement communities, do have medical facilities on the grounds but also have residential housing where seniors live independently.
Supportive communities are sometimes referred to as long term health care communities because they provide assistance and medical care to residents around the clock. You may also hear these communities referred to as assisted living communities or nursing homes.
Choosing the right facility based on your needs is easy, while choosing one based on your budget is a bit more difficult. The fact of the matter is that no senior retirement community is going to be cheap. One expense you will be required to pay is an entry fee which can range from a few thousand dollars to more than $100,000. And that’s not all, because there are also monthly fees that usually cost somewhere between $1000 and $3000 on average. In some communities services like assisted living cost even more and can range up to an extra $200 per day. The best thing to do when considering any senior living communities is compare your available options to see what you can afford.
One way to find affordable retirement communities is to look for those that are nonprofit. Some of these facilities will try to help residents who are unable to pay the full amount. Of course this may not always be an option. You will find that some senior retirement communities offer rental properties while others offer sale properties. Choosing retirement communities is a big decision and one that should not be done lightly. Always make sure the facilities you are considering are accredited and do your research before signing on the dotted line.