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Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. 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 housing is friendlier to older adults, more compact, with easier navigation and assistance in outside maintenance. Generally, retirement homes are designed for seniors who need minimal to moderate support with their daily living activities. 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. A nursing home, convalescent home, Skilled Nursing Unit, care home or rest home provides a specific type of care for its residents. A retirement home differs from a nursing home primarily in the level of medical care given. Staff is available twenty-four hours a day. 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. More than two-thirds of the states use the licensure term assisted living. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you donít need the round-the-clock medical care and supervision of a nursing home. A nursing home is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily 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. Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living.
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