Q: Who pays for Assisted Living?
A: Payment is either out-of-pocket, Long-Term Care Insurance, or Medicaid (In Arizona, ALTCS.)
Q: Can I visit during the Covid problem?
A: Facilities follow accepted protocol, which may include masks, designated areas, etc.
Q: What additional costs are associated with Assisted Living?
A: Aside of meds, potentially a separate care level, and potentially, personal items such as those associated with incontinence.
Q: Do Assisted Living Facilities offer activities for residents?
A: Although they are required to provide activities, the larger facilities are generally better budgeted for activities.
Q: Once moved in, what if we decide we want another facility instead?
A: In Arizona, contracts are month to month, with a 30 day notice.
Q: Can an independent person live in an Assisted Living Facility?
A: Regulation (law) prohibits such.
Q: What does correction mean?
A: The brain will return to normal activity… the ability to ‘remember’ will return.
Q: Are medications involved?
A: No, the CTA is non-medical, is none-invasive, and does not involve medications.
Q: Do memories during Alzheimer’s return?
A: If memories were stored correctly during Alzheimer’s, they are typically recallable after correction.
Q: What happens with the paranoia, Sundowners, and other issues?
A: Because they are byproducts of Alzheimer’s, they are also corrected.
Q: Can correction lead to independent living?
A: Although cognitive processes will return to normal, factors such as guardianship are a different matter.
Q: After correction, will Alzheimer’s return?
A: Research and experience indicate the brain learns to avoid its reoccurrence.
Note: The CTA is only an activity and does not involve medications. For further information, call 520-870-5460.
* For early to moderate stage Alzheimer’s conditions.
* Information contained is derived by way of research, in association with Assisted ElderCare Placements; P.O. Box 31171, Tucson, AZ. 520-870-5460; www.aecplacements.com