You are living on your own with minimal or zero assistance needed from others. You could be in your own home, or at a senior living community, but you are able to complete most daily activities by yourself.
For the most part you will be handling all of your responisibilities on your own, from financial obligations and healthcare decisions to what you want to do on any given day. This could be exercising to stay healthy, hosting your family for the holidays, or keeping in contact with friends and loved ones.
We've hand picked the content below to help you maintain your independence. Spend some time reading to better understand this level of care.
You have difficulty performing or completing certain daily tasks without help from someone else. If you live in your own home, you may find it difficult to keep up with all your responsibilities. You may also be considering moving to a senior living community if you aren't already living in one.
You may feel frustrated if you need constant help from others, or you may feel guilty about perceived burdens you're placing on your loved ones. Looking for other options can bring a sense of relief.
We've hand picked the content below to help you make informed choices about the care you need. Spend some time reading and understanding what to expect.
A Continuing Care Retirement Community can be a great option for seniors who need assistance with everyday tasks. Seniors who move into a CCRC gain peace of mind from knowing healthcare is available should they need it.
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You are living in a senior living community, but not in an Independent Living home. You need help with most everyday tasks, like bathing, dressing, and more.
The professional caregivers at your senior living community will play a large role in your life. They will make sure you are living a healthy and fullfilling life while remaining as independent as possible.
We've hand picked the content below to help you make informed decisions about the level of care you need. Spend some time reading to better undertand what to expect.
Dementia and Alzheimer's can come with specific care requirements, and it's a good idea to make sure the new senior living community you're considering can meet those requirements.
This checklist will provide you with some of the most important things to look for when evaluating each community.
You may have suffered an injury and require a short stay at a rehabilitation center. You won't be at the rehab center for long, but you will most likely be spending a few nights there.
The type of care you recieve will depend on the injury you sustained. From physical therapy to occupational therapy, short term rehab varies on a case-to-case basis.
We've hand picked the content below to guide you through this level of care. Spend some time reading to better and understand what to expect.
One of the best ways to avoid injury, or to recover fully from a past injury, is to exercise regularly. But not all fitness centers are created equal. It can be difficult to find the right one, especially for seniors who have different needs.
Download this checklist to better understand what to look for in a fitness center and to learn some senior friendly exercises.