Resources

Financial Options

This section contains information on a variety of helpful financial tools and programs to assist seniors and their families with addressing the affordability of assisted living at Waterside Landing.

Cost Comparison Work Sheet

To help determine how the cost of living at Waterside Landing compares with the cost of living at home or elsewhere, please see our simple Cost Comparison Work Sheet.

Claim Veterans Benefits: Aid and Attendance Program

Veterans and their spouses may be qualified to receive payments from the Aid and Attendance Program of the US Department of Veterans Affairs. This is a benefit paid in addition to a veterans pension. For more information, contact your Veterans Regional Office or visit www.va.gov.

Share a Suite

Consider the advantages of rooming with another resident, a more affordable option, when available. Many residents appreciate and benefit from the added companionship.

Seek Tax Benefits

You may be eligible to deduct ALL or a substantial portion of your monthly rent as a medical deduction from your yearly tax assessment. The cost of assisted living may be tax deductible as a medical expense for both residents and family members who provide financial support. For more information see Tax Deductibility of Assisted Living Expenses (below), speak to your tax advisor, or visit www.irs.gov.

Senior Services Organizations

Argentum
1650 King Street
Suite 602
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-894-1805
https://www.argentum.org
Leading national trade association serving companies that own, operate, and support professionally managed senior living communities in the United States.

Alzheimer’s Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 6061
800-272-3900
http://www.alz.org
Information on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, and research related to Alzheimer’s disease.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
888-687-2277
http://www.aarp.org
Nationwide membership organization providing information on topics such as healthcare, employment security, and retirement planning as well as discounts on a variety of products, travel, and services.

National Council on Aging
1901 L. Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-479-1200
http://www.ncoa.org
http://www.benefitscheckup.org
Programs available to help families with the cost of health care.

Center for Excellence in Assisted Living
2342 Oak Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
http://www.theceal.org
A national resource for materials and information about assisted living.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21214
https://www.cms.gov
The federal agency that administers Medicare and works with the states on the administration of Medicaid.

Eldercare Locator
800-677-1116
http://www.eldercare.gov
Nationwide service that helps identify local resources for families and seniors.

National Institute on Aging Information Center
31 Center Drive
MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
https://www.nia.nih.gov/health
Free information on a wide variety of subjects on issues affecting seniors.

Family Caregiver Alliance
785 Market Street
Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94103
800-445-8106
http://www.caregiver.org
Information, education, services and advocacy for caregivers.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-837-1500
http://www.nhpco.org
Professional association for hospices that provides resources and information for the public.