Picking the type of senior housing or living community can be challenging, especially with different options available for a range of different needs. While the cost usually depends on location, quality of the facilities, and the extent of amenities they offer, the level of personal and skilled care the resident needs is ultimately the main determinant. We all want to be placed into the hands of caregivers we trust and carry the utmost form of professionalism. Read on to learn more about which living option suits you best.
Personal Care Homes
Also known as residential care homes or board and care homes, they are smaller facilities that provide personalized, long-term care that is curated to residents’ needs. This type of housing is usually ideal for someone who requires individualized attention and is located among traditional neighborhoods to emulate home-style setting care. They provide assistance and supervision for activities of daily living (ADLs), meal services, basic medical care, and stimulating activities that keep their mental and physical health in check. Compared to assisted living, residents in these homes require a higher level of personal care than assisted living but much lower than nursing homes.
Assisted Living Communities
Assisted living communities are designed exclusively for those who can live fairly independently but still require more assistance and care than an independent living arrangement. The living community usually consists of small apartments that are stylishly designed to optimize safety and well-being. In conjunction with assisting with their necessities such as activities of daily living, medication management, meals, value-added features such as concierge and housekeeping services are provided for more convenience. In addition, service professionals are available 24/7 to provide emergency assistance, and many living communities have common dining and living areas to facilitate socialization and encourage interaction.
Skilled Nursing Homes
This living option is ideal for those who require 24-hour, round-the-clock supervised care and extensive assistance with activities of daily living, medication management, meal services, and activities. Those living in this community are usually diagnosed with debilitating mental or physical illnesses and unable to care for themselves. Therefore, each community has skilled nurses that are highly qualified and licensed doctors/physicians that are always onsite to provide emergency care. Physical therapists are also available during the day to help residents maintain and recover the skills they require to do physical activities.
This living community is designed for retirees who wish to live a carefree and happy life that encourages independent living, socialization, and keeping their mental and physical health active and healthy. This living option can come in retirement homes, apartments, and communities that provide value-added services like housekeeping to aid them with their daily laundry and chores. Furthermore, concierge services can help them manage their errands and appointments and prepare daily meals to meet their dietary requirements and preferences. The living space is usually designed to be compact for easy navigation and maximize safety and comfort.
Enriched Living with The Welstone At Mission Crossing
For those seeking to live an independent, carefree, and healthy life, The Welstone At Mission Crossing offers stylish and comfortable living options that won’t break the bank. We offer you value-added services at no added costs, including maintenance, daily dining services, housekeeping, concierge, and transportation fitness. Furthermore, we have a great selection of amenities available and daily activities planned by our highly-qualified and professional service members committed to helping you live life to the fullest during your golden years.
If you require more information on the type of services we offer, please do not hesitate to contact us or schedule a tour with us to experience our amazing living community for yourself!