Personal Care/Assisted Living Communities have become one of the most popular senior living options for older adults. We often hear from our seniors and their adult children that we have helped. That Personal Care/Assisted Living Communities offer the best of both worlds. Residents feel they are maintaining their independence while still having the peace of mind that comes from knowing help is nearby when needed. These Communities look and feel like home with many benefits.
What is Personal Care/Assisted Living?
A Personal Care/Assisted Living Community is designed with safety and security in mind. The staff is on-site and available around the clock (so a resident who needs assistance using the bathroom in the middle of the night can quickly receive help).
The issue of isolation has been recognized as a significant health concern for older adults. Personal care/Assisted Living communities provide numerous avenues for residents to form new relationships and participate in a variety of leisure activities, such as learning new hobbies or continuing to pursue existing interests.
Many personal care/assisted living communities in the region offer transportation services to facilitate community involvement and engagement, allowing residents to attend events such as shopping trips, theater performances, sporting events, medical appointments, and more. The goal of these communities is to promote socialization, enhance well-being, and improve quality of life for older adults.
What Are the Benefits of Personal Care/Assisted Living?
Some benefits that a Personal Care/Assisted Living Community offers:
- Socialization opportunities (like making new friends)
- A variety of activities and events
- Meals, daily supportive care, housekeeping and maintenance
- Assistance with transportation to appointments and shopping
- 24/7 staff for Peace of mind, safety and security
The goal of personal care/Assisted Living communities is to help older adults maintain their independence, dignity, and quality of life, while receiving the support to live comfortably and securely.