SeniorHousingNet.com offers seniors and their loved ones senior living listings
and resources. On our website you can find a community that is right for your situation,
whether you are looking for 55+ Apartments or nursing homes etc.
How do I know if me or my loved ones need Senior Housing?
Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that
is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,
assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive
to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents...
What is the difference Nursing Care and Assisted Living facilities?
Nursing Care facilities
Designed for seniors who are in need of 24-hour nursing care.
Onsite medical staff.
Provided by registered nurses (RN) all hours of the day.
Provided licensed practical nurses (LPN) all hours of the day.
Nurses aides all hours of the day.
Assisted Living facilities
For the seniors who need assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare.
Through assistance with healthcare.
Through assistance with personal care.
Help with household tasks.
Planned social and recreational events.
What are 55+ communities?
55+ Communities, which sometimes may be called age qualified communities, active
adult housing, age-restricted communities or age-segregated communities, are communities
with an age restriction for residence. These communities range from apartment complexes
or condos, to single-family homes in a gated community, and 55+ communities are
typically have community amenities such as clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts,
pools and spas, game rooms, golf course access, cooking classes, and other community
What is Continuing Care?
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are residential campuses that provide
a continuum of care from private units to assisted living and then skilled nursing
care, all in one location. CCRCs are designed to offer active seniors an independent
lifestyle from the privacy of their own home, but also include the availability
of services in an assisted living environment and on-site intermediate or skilled
nursing care if necessary...
What is Independent Living?
Independent Living communities are senior housing communities designed for independent
seniors that desire the conveniences of community living. These communities offer
a senior lifestyle filled with recreational, educational and social opportunities.
Independent Living Communities may also called "Retirement Communities", "Congregate
Living" or "Senior Apartments"...
What is Alzheimer’s Care?
The facilities offer care that fosters residents' individual skills and interests
in an environment that helps to diminish confusion and agitation. Specialty services
are provided in a secure environment, such as activity programs designed to include
reality orientation classes and specially trained professional staff skilled in
handling the behavior associated with memory impairments. Many facilities that specialize
in Alzheimer's or related dementia disorders have building design features that
assist with the problems associated with this disease: color-coded hallways, visual
cues, and secure wandering paths for additional security...
What is Adult day Care?
Adult day care is a planned set of activities created to promote and encourage well-being
through various health-related and social services. These centers often distribute
well-balanced, nutritious meals with consideration of special diets as per request.
Adult day care centers are open during the day, typically on a weekday schedule,
involving a capable staff in a clean, healthy and happy setting. Adult day care
centers has different type of structures, it can be public, private or run in cooperation
by both entities...
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