Independent Living Communities – Residential setting for Seniors that may or may not provide hospitality or supportive services. Under this arrangement, the Senior leads an independent lifestyle that requires minimal or no extra assistance.
Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC): Is a community that offers several levels of assistance, including independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. It is different from other housing and care communities for seniors because it usually provides a written agreement or long-term contract between the resident (frequently lasting the term of the resident's lifetime) and the community which offers a continuum of housing, services and health care system, commonly all on one campus or site.
Adult Day Care – Structured programs with stimulating social activities and health-related and rehabilitation services for the Senior who are physically or emotionally disabled and need a protective environment. The participant is usually brought to the Adult Day Care in the morning and leaves in the evening.
Companion Care/Home Health Care – services that range from companion visits to the Seniors home with simple task such as light housekeeping/meal preparations to running errands. Visits may include a caregiver to assist with bathing/dressing etc. to more skilled needs such a physical therapy. (Some of these services may require an order from the physician and some are covered under private insurance/Medicare/Medicaid)
Assisted Living & Supportive Living-Alzheimer's/Dementia/Memory Care - community based living with assistance available 24 hours a day. Assistance is based on the Seniors need. Assistance may range from minimal to maximum assistance with activities of daily living such as: hygiene needs/medication administration and monitoring. Meals & snacks are included along with an activity/social program. Memory Careprograms are licensed Special Care Units that are specifically designed for Seniors that are memory impaired. They are staffed higher and have specific detailed training related to memory care. Memory Care programs usually have designated areas in a community setting that provides an environment of safety & security.
Rehab & Skilled Nursing – Provides 24 hour skilled care for the more acute patients. Patients generally rely on assistance for most all activities of daily living. Regular medical supervision and rehabilitation therapy are mandated to be available.