Aging in Place Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I choose a qualified Aging-In-Place senior living service provider on Long Island?
To ensure you get high-quality service and peace of mind, choose an Aging-in-Place Specialist that has training and advanced knowledge of how to best provided for the needs of seniors and those with disabilities such as installing wheelchair ramps or other necessary home modifications. Coastal Caretakers is an Aging-in-Place Specialist.
Q: My parents are healthy, active seniors but I worry about them. Can you check in on them once a week?
A: Yes. One of our most popular senior living services is the Weekly Home and Safety Check. For $300/month, a Aging-in-Place Specialist will visit the home, check in with the residents, identify any potential maintenance issues, remove any fall hazards, and address any other issues that might be inhibiting your parents’ health and safety.
FREE Safety Assessment
Q: Do you offer security services?
A: Yes. Making the home more secure can be as simple as adding lights with motion sensors. For added peace of mind, you may want to consider home security systems or monitoring technology. Coastal Caretakers partners with ADT Pulse Interactive Solutions for a full range of products that can help keep your loved ones safe at home.
Q: Do you provide medical care?
A: No. Coastal Caretakers focuses on ensuring your loved one is safe and comfortable and the property is well-maintained. We can, however, direct you toward qualified medical care professionals from our extensive network of senior-related service providers.
Q: I know my parents need some help. Where do I begin?
A: Give us a call. We’ll begin with a free Home Assessment to review the home, determine your parents’ needs, and suggest a services that can help. There is no obligation to purchase.
Q: Do I need to sign a contract?
A: No. All Coastal Caretaker services are available on a one-off basis. However, a service contract ensures your loved ones receive continuous service that you don’t have to worry about. In some cases, a year-long commitment makes you eligible for special discounts.
Q: How much do I need to spend to help parents age in place?
A: After we perform your free Home Assessment on Long Island, we will make recommendations such as installing wheelchair ramps, and provide cost estimates on the ideal situation for your parents. Alternately, we can tailor a plan that works with your budget, always keeping the safety and comfort of your loved ones as top priority.