Seniors who are considering going into senior living communities have different facility choices. Most of these facility-based are for long term care services which include board and care homes, assisted facility for living, nursing homes and continuing care community retirement. Though some of these facilities only offer housing and housekeeping, there are still others that provide personal care and also medical services if required. Here are the facilities that are available for seniors and the amenities that they will be getting too in these facilities.
- At the Common Assisted Living– the amenities provided are linens which include changing and cleaning, medical management, housekeeping, laundry, beauty salon or barber shop, massage therapist, private dining rooms for entertaining family and friends. Library and computers, game rooms and other entertainment. There are also that allows pet, so you can ask about this.
- Common Retirement Communities – the seniors in this facility are still considered to be fairly active. The facilities are either condos or apartments or a stand-alone house. They have different amenities than the standard retirement community. Their amenities mirror in high-end hotels like internet, full independent kitchen, salon, activity room, fitness room or group exercise, swimming pool and security service. They are also pet friendly.
- In nursing homes – seniors here need more assistance and they are not independent so these are more focused in the medical care of the senior. There amenities include: group trips, laundry and housekeeping, art classes library and reading room, chapel, beauty salon and barber shop.
- For typical retirement community –this is comprised of seniors who want to remain active and look for amenities that support that goal. Many of the amenities mirror those found at high-quality hotels.
Regardless of which type of senior living choice you may get, there are always many social hours for residents to meet and interact with one another. This is a great opportunity for seniors to relate to one another and maybe find friends they are easily interact to make life more enjoyable and fulfilling.