There are various ways to define assisted living. Assisted living is a very dynamic and versatile situation. There are apartment-style buildings, duplexes, and large campuses. All of these provide different settings and can suit various preferences when it comes to where senior residents prefer to live.
There is a common philosophy that assisted living treats all residents with the kind of respect and dignity that is required; as well as providing and encouraging their independence and freedoms. The beauty of assisted living is that it can easily provide the kind of personal and customized care that is needed for seniors. With a variety of top-notch services, all residents can trust that they will be in good hands and given the level of care that they deserve. From dosing out proper medications, to providing nutritious daily meals, bathing assistance, and even help with dressing for those who need it, staff members go above and beyond to ensure that every aspect of the residents’ lives is improved and taken care of.
Here at Your Senior Link, we offer a wide array of options for your loved ones to choose from for their new home. These kinds of living arrangements will make the transition that much easier and more enjoyable for everyone involved. These include:
- Retirement Communities
- Home Health Care
- Nursing Home
- Independent Senior Living
- Senior Apartments
- Senior Housing
- Nursing Home Compare
- Assisted Living Homes
- Assisted Living Facility
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Senior Assisted Living
Services Provided by Assisted Living Communities
There are many services that are provided in assisted living residences. Some of these include:
- 24-hour security
- Exercise and wellness programs
- Personal laundry services
- Three meals a day served in a common dining area
- Housekeeping services
- Social and recreational activities
When it comes to personal care, assisted living staff are able to provide residents with:
- Both scheduled and unscheduled needs
- Assistance with eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, and walking
- Medication management
- Care for residents with cognitive impairments
- Access to health and medical services, such as physical therapy and hospice
- Emergency call systems for each resident’s apartment
While there may be a fear of losing independence by moving into an assisted living situation, residents can expect to keep their independence intact, as well as share their time with loved ones when they want to. Some residents may even choose to have a furry friend move in with them, as many assisted living communities now allow both dogs and cats to stay with residents.
Making the Decision as a Family
Choosing to have a discussion with your elderly family members about moving before there has to be a firm decision made can help immensely to smooth the transition, as well as maintain everyone’s healthy relationshipswith each other. By making this kind of decision in a calm setting instead of allowing circumstances such as illness to affect it, both the elderly family members and the rest of the family are able to work together for a better overall result.
When having this kind of discussion among family members, it is crucial to understand what the senior family member(s) want and/or need in their new home setting. Thinking about all of the little things such as if they require assistance dressing, all the way to big ones, such as
We are able to provide services to all of the following areas in the state of Florida:
|Beverly Beach||Deleon Springs||Holly Hill||Palm Coast|
|Bon Terra||Deltona||Lake Helen||Pierson|
|Bunnell||Dupont||Myrtle Island||Ponce Inlet|
|Daytona Beach||Espanola||New Smyrna||Samsula|
|Daytona Beach Shores||Flagler||New Smyrna Beach||Seville|
|Deanville||Flagler Beach||Oak Hill||South Daytona|
|DeBary||Flagler County||Orange City||Volusia|
|Deland||Florida||Ormond Beach||Volusia County|
As there is such a wide variety of living options for senior members to choose from regarding their assisted living situation, it is important to know and be aware of all of the options. Your Senior Link is committed to providing the best assisted living care for all residents, as well as providing the kind of personalized care that both they and you desire.
For further information please contact Sheila McKay Vaughan at 386-299-5838 for a free consultation.
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