Assisted Living Communities
These types of communities offer a range of services for seniors who can live independently but also may need help with activities of daily living (ADL’s) for an additional charge. These are a la carte; items such as bathing, personal hygiene, medication management, assistance to the dining room or an activity etc. Included in the monthly rate are meals, housekeeping, laundry service, transportation, emergency call service, and planned activities. Many communities also include on-staff licensed nurses, and 24-hour health status monitoring.
Residential Licensed Board & Care Homes
These homes specialize in providing full care for the elderly that usually are very weak and need extra care. They have a small number residents (generally up to six). The homes provide assistance with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, incontinency care, and managing medication. The monthly rate is all inclusive.
Memory Care – Dementia – Alzheimer’s Communities
Memory care communities accommodate residents with, all forms of dementia memory impairments and neurological disorders. These communities have specially trained staff and often deal with behaviors as well as provide care and have awake staff. The activities offered are customized to encourage and enhance those with memory issues. These types of communities also include secured areas to prevent wandering.
In Home Care
Is non-medical assistance where you can get assistance in the home with medication administration, bathing and showering, dressing, incontinence care, meals, outings, doctor appointments light housekeeping, for seniors with or without dementia.
Typically vary between 1 day to 30 days. Respite Programs provide planned short term stays within a community and can vary from a few days to several weeks.
Hospice exists in the hope and belief that through effective, compassionate care, patients can approach the end of their lives with dignity and comfort in the midst of a caring environment sensitive to their needs. Hospice agencies do this by helping patients achieve physical and emotional comfort so they can concentrate on living life as fully as possible.