Ageing is a fact of life and one needs to recognize the need for a healthy and active lifestyle as they age. Preparing for long term care involves more than the financial aspect as one may need high care facilities for specific medical needs. The best time to think about long term senior care is before you actually need it so that you are well prepared with your options.
One needs to do senior community research for high care facilities as required by the elderly loved one. It is important to have conversation with your loved ones about the high care facilities, services offered and quality of service. Assessing your health care needs is important and it is equally important to prepare for future health care needs and choose high care facilities that suits your lifestyle.
Know the financial options available and also start saving for the cost of senior care. One also needs to be prepared legally for the future by having a living will in place.