Assisted Living

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What is Assisted Living?

An eldercare alternative to traditional nursing homes, assisted living facilities provide residents with constant supervision and assistance while simultaneously allowing them to retain their independence. Seniors are able to enjoy privacy and a close-knit community along with the knowledge that they have care available if they need it.
Unlike nursing homes, assisted living communities do not offer complex medical care, but they do provide assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, transferring, using the toilet, eating, and walking.

Because these communities boast a more home-like environment, they are often appealing to potential residents and their families. Some assisted living facilities offer private apartments with on-site staff available to perform household chores. Alternatively, other communities have dormitory-style bedrooms with shared bathrooms and common areas.