Assisted living is often seen as a place that’s only for seniors who can’t care for themselves. After all, “assisted” is in the actual name, right? But, as the saying goes, you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover because assistance is only a small part of the assisted living story. The reality is that assisted living isn’t where you go to give up your independence, it’s actually where you can find the support and the opportunities to gain it back. And that’s just one of the ways assisted living can improve the quality of life for residents. Here’s the full story.
Assisted living is a type of senior living. Yes, it does offer assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and medication management, not to mention you’ll find a registered nursing team available, and personal care staff onsite 24/7. However, our communities strive to provide just the right amount of support to meet your specific needs while empowering your independence. That’s why needing a little help here and there won’t diminish your ability to live an active, social, and engaging life – at least not with us!
When we talk about improving quality of life, it’s not that we’re suggesting circumstances are dire. In fact, many of our residents simply wanted a little extra help here and there, perhaps no longer wanted all the responsibilities of home ownership, or wanted more opportunities to stay active and social than they had at home. Sometimes, it’s all of the above! As such, assisted living improves quality of life by offering:
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