Senior Citizen's Guide to Cleveland 15 Article Health Choices in Senior Housing Growing older is a fact of life. But how and where a person does is not. Older adults have more housing choices available to them than ever before, but these options may leave you with more questions: What kind of lifestyle do I want? Do I want to stay in my current home, or move somewhere else? Do I want to live in a community with other older adults? What kind of assistance is available to me when and if I need it? Feeling confused? Not to worry. There are a variety of services available to help older adults stay at home, meet new people and live healthy and fulfilling lives. Here’s what you need to know about these options and, more important, how you can find and afford the one that’s right for you or your loved ones. Adult Day Care Provides a variety of health, social and support services in a safe setting during the day. Some programs are designed for people with Alzheimer’s disease. The average monthly cost for this service is $1,680. Care Managers Help people figure out what services are needed and work with clients to develop and arrange the services that best fit an individual’s lifestyle. Financial Counseling Programs Help individuals manage their day-to-day finances as well as Medicaid, Medicare or other insurance programs. Home Health Care Services Offer part-time nursing services, personal care, help with chores, medical supplies or equipment and different kinds of therapies in a person’s home. The average