Assisted Living Costs Out of Reach? Apply for a Silver Scholarship

While today’s seniors are painfully aware of rising costs, many do not know that there are eldercarecostsnon-profit organizations like The Silver Scholarship Foundation that aim to help seniors facing growing financial costs. According to a recent article by Angela Stringfellow in on, The Silver Scholarship Foundation offers funding to approved seniors to cover costs such as:

  • Private pay companions
  • Rent and/or utilities
  • Food
  • Home health care
  • Assisted living
  • Residential dementia care

If you are wondering if you or a loved one qualify for a Silver Scholarship here are the requirements:

  • Over the age of 65 years
  • Require a higher level of care than currently received, such as Memory Care, but unable to afford the upgrade.
  • Nearing a financial crisis with financial resources totaling less than six months’ living expenses.
  • Considering moving out of Assisted Living or having recently moved out due to inability to cover costs.
  • A wartime Veteran or the spouse of a wartime Veteran waiting for an Aid and Attendance pension to be processed.

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