Assisted Living Staten Island

Staten Island city is located in Richmond County, New York State, US.

Assisted living in Staten Island as it exists today emerged in the 1990s as an New York eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for people, for whom independent living is not appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home and are too young to live in a retirement home. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity.

Staten Island Time Zone is EST and Area code, to make phone calls to a Staten Island Assisted Living Home, is 718

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Staten Island Assisted Living - New York

Zip Code is 10301 and Currently there are 23 assisted living homes and senior care homes in our database for Staten Island City.

A distinction is generally made between Staten Island medical and non-medical care, care provided by people who are not medical professionals. The latter is much less likely to be covered by insurance or public funds. In the US, 67% of the one million or so residents in assisted living facilities pay for care out of their own funds. The rest get help from family and friends and from state agencies. Medicare does not pay unless skilled-nursing care is needed and given in certified skilled nursing facilities or by a skilled nursing agency in the home.

Staten Island Assisted living facilities usually do not meet Medicares requirements. However, Medicare does pay for some skilled care if the elderly person meets the requirements for the Medicare home health benefit.

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