Frequently Asked Questions
Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions and understand the different types of facilities available. Looking for the right type of care home may seem like a difficult and frightening task. Getting the right advice from expert care professionals that specialize in the arena of care home placement can save you time, money and give you peace of mind that your loved ones are receiving the right care.
Q: What different kinds of senior retirement housing are available?
A: There are six different types of senior housing options. Independent Living, Assisted Living, Board and Care, Alzheimer’s care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Nursing (Convalescent) Homes. Please see Senior Living Options for a detailed explanation.
Q: Why Use ElderHomeFinders Referral Agency?
A: All our placement services are offered to you free of charge. We have a long history of helping seniors find the very best living situation according to their needs. Based on the information you provide, we check our vast database with many options to choose from in Southern and Northern California. We help you locate the right retirement home that is just right for you. We take into consideration your daily needs, bathing, dressing, location, budget, religious requirements, diet and desire for specific amenities. We then provide a list of the best care facilities that have been screened by our caring staff. Our advisors will negotiate the best monthly rate for you. The facilities we use must have a clear ‘no complaint’ history and need to be in compliance with the State Licensing Bureau of California.
Q: Is there a charge to use ElderHomeFinders?
A: Our services are free of charge to our clients. We are available when you move-in and we will stay in touch and do periodic check-ups to see how you are adjusting to your new surroundings. ElderHomeFinders receives a finder’s fee from the facility. This is a common practice between the referral agencies and the facilities in California. This does not, in any way, affect your agreed upon contract with the facility.
Q: Is ElderHomeFinders the only agency?
A: ElderHomeFinders is the premier agency in California. We are one of the most respected and well-known agencies in the state. We have a large database and can offer you many senior living options. If you find us on the internet please let us know if you have contacted any other agencies from any other sources, i.e newspapers, books or on the internet. If you contact additional agencies you will be receiving duplicate telephone calls, brochures, or emails. This is unecessary as you will receive the utmost care and attention from our placement specialists.
Q: Can I trust ElderHomeFinders?
A: Over the years we have placed many seniors in quality, caring and loving homes. They are receiving top-notch care, enjoying good food, day trips, activities for mind stimulation as well as socializing with their peers. Please read the many testimonials we have received from our contented clients and their families.