Various types of housing available to older adults that provide a range of assistive services depending on the level of care needed. Housing options include independent senior living communities, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities.
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There are many different living options available to those who are considering a move to a senior housing community. It is vitally important to consider future care needs and finances when making this major decision.
As a senior’s needs change over time, so will their housing options. Understand the role independent living, assisted living, and nursing homes play in addressing an aging loved one's needs and preferences.