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At Always Best Care, we find out what’s important to you and make sure you can keep enjoying those things for years to come. If you prefer to stay in your own home, we can provide experienced caregivers to help you with everything from feeding and bathing to running errands. If your best option includes moving to an assisted living facility, we’ll help you find one that meets your care needs as well as your budget, all at no cost to you. It all starts with finding out what’s important to you. We offer care consultations and assisted living placement as free services to help you live comfortably.

 

Always Best Care is Baton Rouge’s only free assisted living placement service. Our senior care professionals provide no-cost consulting to find the right assisted living option for you or your loved one. Search and compare in-home options and assisted living facilities with the compassionate guidance of our respectful, caring placement coordinators. Together, we can find a senior care solution that makes both you and your loved one feel comfortable and well taken care of.


Caring is only the beginning of what we do. Call now for more information.

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Understanding Advance Directives

By     |    October 20, 2014
Posted in: Tips and Advice, Uncategorized |     No Comments

Understanding Advance Directives “Advance Directives” is a term used to talk about a collection of documents: Healthcare Power of Attorney, Financial Power of Attorney, LAPOST Form, Living Will, Last Will and Testament, and Living Trust.  These forms can communicate your wishes and designate someone to speak on your behalf should you be unable to. So, why are there multiple documents and why do we need them in the first place? Each of these documents provides a [...]

Long Term Care

Long Term Care

By     |    October 10, 2014
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According to Medicare.gov around 9 million people in the United States over the age of 65 will need long term care in 2012 and that number is expected to increase to 12 million by 2020.  In addition to the increasing numbers of those in need of long-term care is the increasing cost of this care.  Currently home health care costs in Louisiana are around $18 per hour, which equates to around $28,000 of annual costs [...]

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Assisted Living Options

By     |    October 5, 2014
Posted in: Dementia, Senior Care |     1 Comment

What are some of the Assisted Living options available to someone with dementia? Love, respect, and sense of responsibility lead us to make a decision to care for aging parents, spouses, and siblings.  However, this is only the beginning.  Being a caregiver means making one decision after another, after another, after another.  Not all decisions are difficult, but under certain trying circumstances, even one can be too much! Perhaps one of the first difficult decisions is [...]