The range of care options available today make choosing the right adult care community challenging. The below descriptions of the various levels of available care may be a start in helping you choose the right option for your loved one and help him or her comfortably transition into this new lifestyle.
Continuing Care Retirement or Life Care communities are suited to seniors who need ongoing supervision and care. Residents have the freedom to move among levels of care within the community—from independent living to a nursing home facility—depending on their needs.
Assisted Living communities are those in which the caregivers monitor the residents’ activities so as to ensure their health, safety, and overall well-being.
Communities dedicated to Alzheimer’s care encourage the elderly to develop personal connections. Efforts are made to minimize the frightening nature of memory loss.
Independent Living communities are ideal for seniors looking for a maintenance-free from daily personal assistance or monitoring.
Nursing Homes (or Sub Acute Rehab-Skilled Nursing facilities) are staffed by certified physicians, physical therapists, dieticians and recreational therapists to maintain the patient’s safety and quality of life.