Looking for assisted care or need nursing care? Thanks to several options at your fingertips, you can now get enough assistance to find the right community for your situation.
Independent senior living may appeal to you if you are an active senior interested in staying social, entertained and fit, but not as interested in maintaining an entire house and yard. There are several amenities including entertainment such as sports, crafts, gardening, cultural activities and educational classes.
Assisted care a better option for seniors who can use assistance in daily tasks like with meal preparation, bathing, grooming and laundry, but do not need a medical nurse. assisted care communities often have entertainment, exercise and socialization activities as well.
For seniors who have medical concerns, such as symptoms of aging or a debilitating disease, a nursing home may be the best-suited option. On-staff nurses and doctors can assist residents immediately and conveniently, and assisted care supports can maintain or improve the quality of life for some seniors.
Moving a senior to increase their level of support services can be both a hassle and upsetting. Continuing care retirement communities are facilities that have all three levels of care so that seniors do not have to leave the community they call home.