Resource Library: Costs & Services Search

Ecumen empowers people. Here we’ve provided tips as well as links to sources outside of Ecumen that we think are helpful in empowering people with information to help them live fully. Thank you for your interest in Ecumen.

2012 Guide to Ecumen Communities

Last Updated
February 20th, 2012

Ecumen provides a variety of senior housing choices. 

Download: EcumenCommunitiesGuide_Feb2012

Paying for Long Term Care

Last Updated
February 28th, 2011

When it comes to paying for long term care services, mamy people incorrectly think that Medicare or standard health insurance will provide coverage. Planning ahead is essential as costs for a nursing home can be $50,000 per yeah and assisted living and home care services can reach $30,000 or more depending on the setting, scope and duration of care.

How to Plan for Senior Care Costs

Last Updated
February 28th, 2011

On average in the U.S., someone age 65 today will need some long-term care or other senior care services for three years. Service and support needs vary from one person to the next and often change over time.

Tips for Choosing a Senior Home Care Services Provider

Last Updated
June 13th, 2009

Home care services encompass a wide range of health, supportive and social services to empower a person to live in his or her home rather than moving to an assisted living community or nursing home. These can include transportation, delivery services, meal services, home repair, social engagement, care management, health care and other services.