Choosing the Right Senior Living Option
Looking into senior living options for yourself or someone you love can be a challenging task with all the choices available. Senior living exists on a spectrum, with some offering higher levels of care and more services than others. To help you find the best fit, we’ve put together this brief overview of the senior living options we provide so you can see what the main differences are.
Of course, you can also contact us and we’ll happily answer any questions about which senior living options would work best for you. We can also arrange a tour of our facilities so you can see first-hand how Miami Jewish Health helps our residents to live life, better.
What is Assisted Living?
Assisted living gives you or your loved one a long-term place to live independently, with the convenience and comfort of staff available 24/7 to help with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and more.
Who is Assisted Living for?
Assisted living is ideal for aging adults who are mostly independent but require varying levels of assistance with daily activities and self-care. Assisted living should be also considered when the safety of your loved one becomes a concern in any way. For example, if they are at risk of falling at home, taking the wrong medications, or experiencing cognitive decline, then it might be time to start thinking about moving into an assisted living community instead of continuing to live independently
What does Assisted Living cost?
Our assisted living apartments are move-in ready, with monthly rents starting at $3,700.
We work together with you or your loved one to develop a care plan that enables you to live as independently as possible, with support for any areas where extra help is needed. You can get as much or as little assistance as you need – which is priced accordingly so you are only paying for services you actually use. Residents can easily transition to higher levels of support as their needs change.
What is included in Assisted Living?
In addition to all the amenities that our independent living residents enjoy, assisted living residents also have access to onsite licensed nurses and emergency call buttons in their private rooms.
What is Independent Senior Living?
Independent living feels quite similar to a private residence. However, there are amenities provided to make residents’ day-to-day lives a bit easier, giving them more freedom and flexibility to enjoy their retirement years however they like.
Who is Independent Living for?
Independent living is ideal for older adults who are self-sufficient but enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing that help is always around (if it is ever needed).
What does Independent Living cost?
At Miami Jewish Health, our independent living apartments start at $2,200 per month.
What is included in Independent Living?
Housekeeping, chef-prepared meals, transportation, security services (such as gated entrances, surveillance systems, etc.), onsite medical services, and social activities are offered. However, there is no full-time staff dedicated to helping with activities of daily living, self-care, or skilled nursing care.
What is Memory Care?
Memory care includes all the same amenities as assisted living, with the addition of care services and activity programs that are designed to help with memory problems and neurocognitive decline. Memory care residents enjoy private and semi-private apartments on a secure floor of our assisted living facility with a dedicated dining room, activity area and interior courtyard.
Who is Memory Care for?
Memory care is designed for aging adults who suffer from some form of dementia or memory impairment. We welcome residents at all different stages of memory loss – from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease.
What does Memory Care cost?
Memory care costs $5290 per month for a shared apartment or $6005 for a private suite.
What is included in Memory Care?
All daily needs are included in the memory care package. Residents have full access to all of our activities and services. Additionally, each resident is partnered with an aide for safety whenever they leave the memory care floor for community events and off-campus outings. Residents also benefit from the latest research, treatments, and support programs from MIND Institute at Miami Jewish Health.
What is Florida PACE Centers (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)?
PACE is a federally funded Medicare and Medicaid program that allows qualifying seniors to live at home and receive customized healthcare and social support. Instead of living in a nursing home, PACE participants simply visit a nearby Florida PACE Center to see their doctors and receive most PACE services. Depending on their needs, participants can also receive services at home.
Who is PACE for?
You may enroll Florida PACE Centers if you meet the following criteria:
- You are 55 years or older.
- You live within eligible zip codes (View PDF).
- You meet the nursing home level of care requirements of the Department of Elder Affairs.
- You are able to live safely in the community with the support of Florida PACE Centers services.
What does PACE cost?
Florida PACE Centers is covered by Medicare and Medicaid for eligible individuals. It is also available on a private pay basis.
What is included in PACE?
In addition to complete personalized healthcare and social engagement, PACE services also include:
- Coordination of all health and personal care needs
- Management of appointments
- Prescriptions and
- Meals and activities
- Open & accessible communication with you and your loved ones about health status and planning for future care needs
- And much more