Page 15 - Senior Housing 2019 South Central Michigan Directory
P. 15

MEETING CARE NEEDS AT HOME Senior Housing Directory 2019Carefully watching the changes in level of care that is needed, and realizing that additional services may be required at some point, is a practical way of being in control of making future choices. Family members and friends can help manage the changesin the early stages of care needs but at some point professional assistance maybe required.home to have the government (Medicaid) help pay for their care. Contact the Veterans Administration at 1-800- 827-1000.Choosing an established agency to pro- vide care in the home may be the best way to get started. In-home agencies can offer many levels of care and customize a care plan to meet speci c needs. It can start sim- ply with someone to manage medication or possibly household care, ultimately leading to increased personal care and respite.a challenge, however. While most pay for in-home care out-of-pocket there are options for assistance based on service or need.The MI Choice Waiver Program, or simply, "the waiver" will pay for in-home services, or services in a community setting, when otherwise the person would qualify for nursing home care. The program also has a  nancial eligibility quali cation. While the program does not provide 24-hour care, the services offered are often enough to help the family keep their loved one at home for a long period of time. The waiver is available in all Michigan counties. Each participant can receive the basic services Michigan Medicaid covers and more.Whenever you need care, or wherever you live,  nding the appropriate match for in-home services is out there for you. The best way for you to start is to assess your needs before it becomes urgent. This will make the process to  nd a  t that promotes safety, welfare, and happiness far less stressful.Balancing the need for in-home care and  nancial eligibility for services can beWevalue the comforts, love and security of home.Luminate Home Care, LLC aspires to consistently be known and valued for providing the highest standard of in-home care services; for enhancing the lives we touch, inspired by humble servanthood; and for being the provider-of choice in the community.If you have a reliable support system there is bene t in evaluating what care each person is comfortable with, willing to provide, and has the availability to pro- vide. Where there are holes in the schedule of care needs that’s where you introduce professional in-home care, or even make arrangements with an adult day program, or both.P.A.C.E. is another option. It is a Medi- care and Medicaid program that allows eligible adults who meet income and asset criteria, and would otherwise need a nursing home-level of care, to remain in the commu- nity. Part of the senior’s time may be spent in the day facility and then the balance of their day at home. A primary difference in this program is that all care is provided, or managed, by the P.A.C.E. program. To  nd out more visit or Medicaid. gov, or you can call your State Medical Assistance (Medicaid) of ce.The Veterans Administration provides pension bene ts to Veterans, their spouses, and widows or widowers with limited in- comes. The VA Aid and Attendance Pension bene t pays for home care, where tradition- ally, people would have to go into a nursingGiving CaregiversPeace of MindMarian E. Burch Adult Day Care CenterProviding support Monday-Friday, 7am-4:30pm so you can keep your loved one in their own home environment as long as possible.• Care Conference meetings with Care- givers to discuss loved ones’ progress.• Transportation, Nutritious Meal, and snacks.• Variety of daily cognitive and physical activities, including music, art, and community outings.• Full-time nurse providing medication management and medical monitoring. Our nurse works closely with your primary care physician.• Full-time Certi ed Nurse Aides provid- ing personal care including whirlpool baths, shaving and personal care.• Pre-arranged Overnight Respite• Restorative Therapy available.• Full-service beauty shop and podiatryservices available.• Serving adults 18 years and olderMonday - Friday, 7am-4:30-pm• Financial assistance available to thosewho qualify.Marian E. Burch is a department of Calhoun County Medical Care Facility since 1983.1150 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49014 (269) 962-1750• Dressing / Showers / Hygiene• Assistance with mobility issues and transfers• Respite/end of life doula services• Transportation to appointments,events, shopping• Light housekeeping • Meal planning andpreparation• Laundry• Companionship • Med reminders • Med set up andmanagement bylicensed nurse• Handyman services930 Fourth Ave. Lake Odessa MI. 48849 616-755-0938 • www.luminatehomecare.comSENIOR HOUSING DIRECTORY | 2019 15

   13   14   15   16   17