What is assisted living and does Medicare pay for it?
Assisted living is designed to help adults who are frail or experiencing health issues to live independently by providing daily assistance with meals, medication monitoring, personal care and supervision. Nursing or medical care is not provided. If ongoing medical care is needed, a skilled nursing facility may be more appropriate.

Assisted living cost ranges from $2,500-$6,000 per month. Medicare and Medicaid do not pay for assisted living facilities; however, there may be other funding assistance to pay for part of the costs of assisted living. Call the ADRC at 262-605-6646 for further information and a qualifying screen.

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1. How do I return to the Aging and Disability Resource Center home page?
2. How do I contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)?
3. How can I help my elderly parent at home?
4. Are there any resources to help me stretch my food and grocery budget?
5. I don’t think I can afford help. What can I do?
6. What is assisted living and does Medicare pay for it?
7. Where can an older adult find affordable housing?
8. I need a piece of medical equipment for a short time; can I borrow rather than buy it?
9. Are there any legal resources available for the elderly or disabled?
10. What can I do if I believe an elderly or physically disabled person is being abused or neglected?
11. What is the profile of a perpetrator of elder abuse?
12. What is self-neglect?
13. What transportation services are available to older adults and adults with physical disabilities?
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