“Safely” Aging in Place

Residence Ensurance Plan

Seniors today have several options when determining their primary residence. Many seniors have spent decades in their homes and do not want to move. If your decision is to Age in Place you need to consider how you will do it safely.  Without the ability to understand your options available to support your decision, you could be faced with a move.

Working with an your Advocate, we will identify important services that are available to support your decision to age in place safely. Should anyone challenge your decision to remain in your home, having worked with your Advocate to develop your Residence Ensurance Plan, you will be able to present your plan with confidence.  Your plan will include a personalized assessment to determine your physical capabilities, what modifications, if any, need to be made to your home, what support services you may need as your health status changes, and your commitment to ask for assistance if necessary.  Your decision making checklist will provide all the important considerations that were taken into account when you made the decision to Age in Place, safely. Your Advocate has an extensive network of trusted providers to support your decision.

Call PSA today, let’s create your Residence Ensurance Plan to Age in Place, safely.

CALL TODAY: 714-845-3442

Did you know

Without an Health Care Directive, if you are unable to speak for yourself, the medical facility will make ALL treatment decisions for you.

When Seniors are discharged from a hospital, they are told they are going to “Rehab”. No one tells them that this really means they are going to a Nursing Home.

Bet you didn’t know that having great insurance can actually be dangerous.

Privately paid caregivers that provide care in your home are not legally allowed to assist you with your medications.

When you are in the hospital, you may request that routine lab work be done during your waking hours, not the middle of the night.

Premature discharges lead to 40% of post-op complications occurring at home.

Why do they take photos of your body when you’re admitted to a nursing home/rehab facility?

Drug resistant infections acquired during a hospital stay have increased 230% since 2001.

When an elderly person has urinary tract infection, it is common for them to have “dementia like” symptoms.

A new patient has their belongings logged by the staff. The same staff reconciles the list. See The Potential Problem?

Legally a facility doctor in a Nursing Home only has to see a patient once every 30 days unless the nurse notes in your chart that an issue requires the doctor’s attention.

Why would anyone need to leave a nursing home to go to a doctor’s appointment?

28% of hospitalizations of Seniors are caused by medication errors.

Discharge planning begins when you arrive at the hospital, and you should be included in the planning process.

Unscrupulous medical billing practices will often reflect a “balance due” on a bill when the insurance company has already been billed.

You have guaranteed rights as a patient? Do you know what they are?

Seniors can be stuck with large medical bills when the hospital doesn’t Admit them. Admission vs. Observation?

The ratio of patient to staff in a medical facility is not regulated.

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