What Are Assisted Living Communities?
Assisted Living community settings vary across the nation. In most of the nation assisted senior housing could be considered independent living with added services to assist those who need “hands-on” care. This personalized care may include assistance with; bathing, dressing, grooming, showering and toileting. Some assisted living services are also provided in residential settings. In these settings, seniors receive either a private or shared room in a residential neighborhood home within a senior community.
Assisted Living communities may also provide transportation to doctor’s offices, crafts, outings to outside stores or events. An assisted living residence is more costly than Independent / Retirement communities but usually less than memory care.