Based in San Francisco, California. Programs available across the USA.
"Search from over 400 financial assistance programs to find those for which you qualify."
"Aging Americans are struggling to pay for assisted living, home care and other forms of long term care. Our mission is to solve this puzzle by providing tools, information and creative ideas which help families and caregivers discover the means to care for their elderly loved ones."
By completing an online form seniors and family members are able to find senior benefit programs and options relevant to their particular situation.
Through PayingforSeniorCare.com and the Eldercare Financial Resource Locator Tool, the American Elder Care Research Organization is helping seniors and their families answer the question of how to save money on senior health care and senior long-term care.
PayingforSeniorCare.com helps with the following areas:
Financial Assistance for Senior Care – search local, state, federal and non-profit financial assistance programs for assisted living, in-home and Alzheimer's care.
Understand Senior Health Insurance Benefits – tools to better understanding Medicare, Medicaid and veteran’s benefits for home and residential care and for making home modifications allowing seniors to age in place.
Find Quality, Affordable Care - find affordable senior housing, high-quality assisted living, home care, adult day care and nursing homes in a particular area.
Lower Senior Care Costs -ideas for lowering the cost of senior living and in-home care including negotiating tactics, tax breaks, respite care, low cost or free medications and many other ideas.
The website has helpful guides to better understand senior long-term care options and senior healthcare benefits such as:
- What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
- Medicaid and Assisted Living, Medicaid and Home Care, Medicaid and Adult Day Care
- Transferring Medicaid from State to State
- Who Pays for Long Term Care?
- Paying for Alzheimer's Care
- Paying for Adult Day Care
- Paying for Home Care Supplies
- Paying for Walk In Tubs and Bathroom Modifications
- Paying for Scooters and Wheelchairs
- Using Your Home to Pay for Care
- Veterans' Guide to Paying for Care
- How Assisted Living Works
- Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care
The website as a useful chart which compares senior health benefits and coverage such as: Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, Government Housing, Elderly Tax Credit, Long-Term Care Insurance, VA Benefits, Death Benefits, Respite Care, PACE programs and more.
Senior Health Insurance Benefit Programs