Assisted Living Bellingham

Bellingham city is located in Whatcom County, Washington State, US.

Assisted living in Bellingham as it exists today emerged in the 1990s as an Washington 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.


Bellingham Time Zone is PST and Area code, to make phone calls to a Bellingham Assisted Living Home, is 360

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Bellingham Assisted Living - Washington

Zip Code is 98225 and Currently there are 19 assisted living homes and senior care homes in our database for Bellingham City.

A distinction is generally made between Bellingham 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.

Bellingham 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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