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Elder Law and promotion for independence

On Behalf of | Nov 3, 2021 | blog, Elder Law |

One of the primary problems that many elderly residents of Indiana face is maintaining as much personal independence as possible. While many members of the senior citizen community have difficulty staying self-sufficient with respect to maintaining their home, they can still be offered some amenities that can improve their quality of life during their later years. This service can be extensive and very important.

On-site home management

Many senior citizens are still functional and want to remain in their homes as long as possible when health conditions allow. Having an agency that provides elder law assistance means they can often receive upgrades to their residence as well as assistance acting as a liaison between the individual and health care professionals while still promoting social interaction.

Financial management

Some people will require assistance with financial matters such as paying bills, balancing checkbooks, and making deposits and withdrawals when necessary. While income may be direct deposit, financial transactions are still necessary to maintain a home and keep it functional regarding all financial aspects and general organizational assistance.

Long-term care

Certain home health care agencies can provide the needed attention for some senior citizens provisions in association with their Medicare insurance coverage until time comes for placement in a long-term facility. Assistance can even be provided for those who need help qualifying for Medicaid as well when it is necessary to cover any treatment needs or housing in a skilled nursing facility.

These are just a few of the advantages people can receive that can allow them to stay as independent as possible for as long as possible before any needed move to a long-term care unit. Independence is a goal for many Indiana residents who are in their golden years, and there are agencies who can help significantly.