Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Most people with ALS are cared for in their homes by loved ones. Sometimes home care agencies or individuals provide care in the home as well.
Care facilities—such as assisted living, group homes, and skilled facilities with 24/7 hospital-like care—are another option. However, most families cannot afford the $5,000 to $10,000 that it can cost per month. And some people prefer to remain in their own home.
A long-term care facility may be an option, if you:
have the financial means;
qualify for long-term care through Medicaid; or
purchased a private long-term care insurance policy prior to your diagnosis
Finding a good care facility can take a lot of research. Start by contacting Mary’s Loving Care.
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