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A nursing home is normally the highest level of care for older adults outside of a hospital. 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. Senior Living - info and advice for older adults. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living. Assistance may include the administration or supervision of medication, or personal care services provided by a trained staff person. Other licensure terms used for this philosophy of care include Residential Care Home, Assisted Care Living Facilities, and Personal Care Homes. Independent Living Communities enable residents to live as independently as possible, while providing certain services and social activities. Senior Living - info and advice for older adults. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living.
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