Assisted Living is Senior Living for those in need of more assistance with ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living). Assisted Living combines housing and healthcare in a way that provides a level of care most appropriate to the needs of frail seniors, while allowing residents to remain independent, healthy, and engaged in a community of their peers.
Assisted Living occupies a niche between Independent Living, wherein a senior lives on his or her own.
The basic Assisted Living program includes
- Assistance with activities of daily living, such as eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and grooming
- Three meals per day served in a common dining room
- Coordination of special diets
- Emergency call systems in each unit
- Coordination of transportation services
- Assistance with coordination of physician care, physical therapy and other medical services
- Health promotion and related programs
- Housekeeping services
- Social and recreational activities