Entries by Dave Shrein

Smoking Inside of A RAL Home

Should I allow smoking in my residential assisted living facility?
Generally, smokers feel passionate about maintaining their right to smoke and having some amount of freedom to express that right. But what does the law say? RAL homes and their staff have a duty to balance residents’ rights with the safety and health of all residents.

Does Medicare Cover the Cost of Assisted Living?

The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) administers Medicare, the nation’s largest health insurance program, which covers 39 million americans. If you have limited income and resources, there may be state programs that help cover some of your costs in some long-term care choices.

How Much Does Residential Assisted Living Cost?

Residential Assisted Living has an average national cost of $3,750 per month. However, most people want above average, and some people can’t afford it. This separates the question concerning the cost of assisted living into 3 categories; low-incoming senior living, options, average priced assisted living, and luxury assisted living facilities.