Assisted living facilities support older adults with daily living while fostering their independence. Individuals who do not require round-the-clock nursing but need help with everyday activities like bathing, housekeeping, medications, and meal preparation can benefit from assisted living. Some seniors choose…
Without warning, Mom’s medical situation takes a significant turn downward and she goes from being independent and on her own, to needing 24/7 care in a very short period of time. The adult children rally to find a short term and long term solution since they don’t know how this will play out in the coming weeks and months ahead.
After the hospital and rehab at a local nursing home, Mom returns home. Initially the children take shifts to address Mom’s immediate care needs. When the children need to go back to work and Mom still cannot be on her own, an in-home caregiver is located and service begins immediately.
A Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) is a progressive development in housing alternatives for active and engaged seniors, but with an assisted living component and even a nursing home. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find a place to live for the rest of your life? Namely, a place that is comfortable, so that as you (or your spouse) require more care, you wouldn’t have to leave your complex, leave behind friendships and support systems, or face the uncertainties of future care needs?