Resources at Sweetbriar Villa in Springfield, Oregon

Senior Living Resources & Financial Options

We like to think of making the move into a Senior Living community as an exciting step of a journey that may aid in the comfort, longevity, health, and quality of life for senior adults. However, we understand that taking those first steps into the journey may be daunting and overwhelming at times. Whether you are looking for a new home for yourself or your loved ones, there are many factors to consider when making the move to senior living. In hopes of aiding you in your journey, we’ve created tools and a list of recommended resources to focus your research into senior living options in a productive and easy way.

If you are just starting your search for senior living options for yourself or a loved one, please scroll down to our Where to Begin steps for beginning a senior living journey. Our Radiant Blog features a variety of topics that include tips for caregivers, news about our communities, articles about senior health and more.

We hope that you find that with the aid of the following guides and recommended resource sites make the move into a senior living community as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

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Financial Options

We understand that one of the largest factors in making a decision to move into a care community like Sweetbriar Villa is the monthly cost. We will work with you to try and find programs to assist you with your expenses and we’ll provide you with pricing options to best meet your needs.

Pay for What You Need Pricing: Our pricing ranges depending on care needs and choice of apartment. Our prices include our room charge, meals, housekeeping, laundering of linens, and activities. Our starting rates also include reminders for the activities of daily living. Read more about services available or contact us today to find out more about the pricing for your individual care needs.

Long-term Care Insurance: We've worked with a number of Long Term Care Insurance providers and can assist you in finding out what coverage you may have.

Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefits: The VA offers a little known benefit for Active Duty Veterans and their widows/widowers called Aid & Attendance. This benefit can assist with the payments for communities such as Sweetbriar Villa. To get additional information, we recommend you contact a local Veterans Service Officer with the Oregon Division of Veterans Affairs office.

Financial Comparison: Download a free financial comparison worksheet for senior living in order to compare your current financial expenditures to that of the senior care communities that you are considering. 

Where to Begin Your Senior Living Search

Beginning the search for the right Senior Living community for yourself or a loved one can be an overwhelming process. Stressors such as finances, emotion, and often, urgent need for personal well-being can make the process even more difficult, despite the mountains of information and tools available at local senior living communities, support resources and the internet. We hope to make the process a touch less overwhelming by offering simple tools and resources to aid you in your search.

The following five tips for beginning your senior living search aim to simplify the search process, focus your search and eliminate unnecessary steps.

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Additional Resources

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