Packing and Moving
There are packing and moving companies that specialize in helping people transition to Assisted Living Communities. They can create a well-organized plan to make your physical move as easy and stress-free as possible. Services include: Downsizing, packing, moving, shipping, storing, staging, and interior design.
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation provides a safe, convenient, and comfortable way to travel for people with limited mobility. They have fully licensed and insured drivers and vehicles which can be scheduled to go both short or long distances and include wheelchair lift vans and gurney transfers.
Home Health Care
Home Health Care Providers offer a wide range of health and medical services that are typically 100% paid for by Medicare or Private Insurance. Their services can be given virtually anywhere (private residence, nursing or medical facility, Assisted Living) and include skilled nursing care, diabetic management, IV therapy, wound care, coordination of medical equipment, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and nutritional guidance.
Hospice or Palliative Care
Hospice or Palliative Care Providers generally treat those who are not seeking intense rehabilitation but rather, comfort care and pain control. Like Home Health Care Providers their services can be basically given anywhere and typically it’s 100% paid for by Medicare or Private Insurance. They treat a person’s medical, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs by providing: 24-hour skilled nursing care with an attending physician and Registered Nurse, pain management, social work or counseling services, chaplain, and trained volunteers.
Mobile Doctors and Nurses
Mobile doctors and nurses are licensed medical professionals who can travel to you and provide their services in the comfort of your own home or Assisted Living Community. Such physician’s include General Practitioners, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Podiatrists, and nurses include Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners.
Medical Equipment (Dme)
Medical Equipment Providers sell and rent: mobility aides, walkers, rollators, manual wheelchairs, shower wheelchairs, power or electric wheelchairs, scooters, shower chairs, transfer benches, patient or Hoyer lifts, hospital beds, bed-side tables or trays, commodes, incontinence supplies, oxygen concentrators, hearing aids, and more.
Home Modifications are typically needed if you or your loved one are going to stay home and need to make your private residence safer and more accessible. These include: wheelchair ramps, grab bars, hand railings, walk-in or barrier free showers, stair lifts, home elevators, vertical platform lifts.
Elder Law Attorneys
Elder Law Attorneys deal with legal matters such as estate planning, will and trust planning, powers of attorney, advance directives, lifetime planning, and family issues.
Skilled Nursing Facilities (nursing home)
Or nursing homes provide medical care such as IV therapy, wound care, and intense rehabilitation services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Many times, they are a good temporary option to consider for people who have just been hospitalized and need a place to recover.