Nursing homes have become an extension of hospital care for seniors, providing rehabilitation services, ongoing care for age-related illnesses and hospice care. Medicare will pay for up to 100 days in a nursing home, which means many seniors will transfer to a nursing home after a hospital stay.
Medicaid, for qualifying low-income seniors, pays for long-term nursing home stays. Seniors on Medicare must private pay for their nursing home stay beyond the Medicare-approved days.
Seniors entering nursing homes for a short-term stay or long-term stay have the same questions:
Caregiverlist provides the answers. Caregiverlist's Nursing Home Star-Ratings take the top criteria from the government inspection reports to help you choose the right nursing home. We then provide the daily price for nursing homes, for both single and double rooms, along with ownership information and acceptance of Medicare and Medicaid as payment. You may search by cost, star-rating and number of beds once you request the nursing homes in your area.
Use our Nursing Home Checklist to assist you with your nursing home evaluation.
Review the average daily costs of nursing homes and senior home care nationwide.