Comparing the benefits of residences senior living and assisted living facilities, and answering some frequently asked questions.
What is Senior Living?
Senior living is a term used to describe various housing and care options for older adults from maintenance-free, 55+ facilities for active seniors, to secure, fully staffed facilities for seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia.
Similar to the lifestyle of Independent Living Communities, senior adults who qualify for Assisted Living (AL) live in apartments in a group setting and enjoy the freedom to socialize and participate in activities.More About Assisted Living
Retirement Communities are age-restricted (usually 55 and up) senior living options that are predominantly geared toward folks who are looking for an independent living type situation with a wide range of amenities among other similarly aged people, usually in a resort-style apartment community type setting.
Residential Care Home
A Residential Care Home, also known as a Board and Care Home, is a house in a residential neighborhood that has been licensed to provide supportive care for seniors who need to be in a small group living environment due to their level of care requirement.More About Residential Care Homes
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) accommodate older adults in any stage of aging. CCRC adapts to the changing needs of the elderly, allowing seniors to live in one place without the need to move to places just to meet their needs.More About CCRCs
Luxury Senior Living
Luxury senior living communities offer high-end assisted living with a home-like comfort experience. These communities feature top-of-the-line technology with their amenities and health services.More About Luxury Senior Living
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Tips for choosing an assisted living facility that best fits your loved ones needs without sacrificing safety, comfort and all-around well-being and happiness.
Looking for a senior living community that you can trust and feel comfortable placing your loved ones in can be difficult. How do you know whether the place you choose is the right one? This article will help with guide you toward the best questions to ask when touring different communities for yourself or your loved one.