Nowadays there are plenty of options for you to live independently, with assistance, or with nursing care. Since no one is exactly the same, find the services and options right for your needs and lifestyle.
You might want to look into independent senior care if you are interesting in staying social, entertained and fit in your golden years. Independent living is right for seniors whom have no need for nursing services or assistance with most daily tasks, but who wish to part of a community of active seniors.
Find daily support in assisted care communities if you need assistance with tasks like meal preparation, bathing, grooming, and laundry, but don't need the services of a medical nurse. You can also often benefit from many recreational activities as well in assisted care.
If you have concerns about long-term illnesses, disability, or symptoms of aging, on-staff doctors and nurses might be important to your search for senior care. If so, consider nursing homes which incorporate medical care and assisted care to improve the quality of life for seniors.
For those who wish to minimize the upset associated with moving facilities to find more advanced care, continuing care retirement communities can help. These communities offer all three levels of care so that the progression of services is smooth and hassle-free.