Most seniors know when the time is right to consider alternatives to living independently, but they often don’t know where to begin. After learning of the types of facilities available, you’ll be ready to venture out to find a home for the next stage in your life. The link at the end offers a free guide to help with an overview of options and tips on how to make the right decision for your life.
Previously on AgingTopic we offered HERE a better understanding of the difference between an assisted living community vs a continuing care retirement community, and HERE/ the difference between a continuing care retirement community and a life plan community.
Moving to an age-restricted senior apartment alleviates yard work and maintenance issues that come with homeownership. Design teams tailor these apartments with fewer numbers of stairs and in-home laundry facilities.
A popular choice for many seniors is the independent living communities. Most seniors view it as resort living. With book clubs and athletic activities on-site, your social calendar can fill quickly.
Assisted living provides you with staff available around-the-clock to help with everyday issues like managing medication or escorting you to dinner. If you are intent on aging-in-place, home care offers care that comes to your home each day.
Memory care is for those living with Alzheimer’s that need a care team in every aspect of daily life. A nursing home offers you a nursing staff available 24 hours a day.
Read HERE for an extensive explanation of the choices you have to find the best solution to meet your needs.