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You do not need to provide medical evidence that you need a minimum level of care. A nursing home may be a good choice if you need a higher level of care temporarily after a hospitalization, but itís anticipated you will be able to return to home or another facility after a period of time. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you need more personal care services than are feasible at home or in an independent living retirement community. Generally, retirement homes are designed for seniors who need minimal to moderate support with their daily living activities. The housing is friendlier to older adults, more compact, with easier navigation and assistance in outside maintenance. Nursing Home residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. There is a wide range of home care services that can help you maintain your independence within the comfort of your own home, from in home help to day care. The usual retirement home pattern is that each person or couple in the home has an apartment-style room or suite of rooms. Senior Housing - find independent and assisted living facilities, nursing homes, retirement communities, and other elderly care. Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living. Assisted living emerged in the 1990s as an eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for seniors for whom Independent living is no longer appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home. Generally, retirement homes are designed for seniors who need minimal to moderate support with their daily living activities. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. Independent Living Communities enable residents to live as independently as possible, while providing certain services and social activities. A nursing home may be a good choice if you need a higher level of care temporarily after a hospitalization, but itís anticipated you will be able to return to home or another facility after a period of time. Retirement homes are privately owned rental accommodations for seniors who are able to manage and pay for their own care. Retirement villages and retirement communities, unlike retirement homes, offer separate and autonomous homes for residents. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with coordination of services by outside health careproviders.
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