Assisted Living

What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is defined as a combining of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the individual needs of persons who need help with the activities of daily living, but do not need the skilled medical care provided in a nursing home.

Assisted living communities are licensed as & called many different things including: board & care (B&Cs) and residential care homes or facilities (RCFEs), personal care homes (PCH), adult foster care, homes for the aged, adult family or group homes (AFH), etc…

Assisted living is mainly private pay, meaning it is paid for by the individual or long-term care insurance.

If a senior in your life needs assistance with daily living, we can help you find a community or home that fits your needs. From large elegant, amenity-laden communities offering a continuum of care, to assisted living offered in residential homes, we have all licensed options listed here. Just choose the area you are interested in to find an assisted living option that fits your needs.

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If your loved one would like to stay at home, we also list adult day cares & home care providers that can help, as well as other respite care options. Click here to search those options.

Resources

Articles

Choosing An Assisted Living Community

Things to Think About When Choosing an Assisted Living Community for a Person with Vision Loss

Getting Loved Ones to Accept Assisted Living

Links

Assisted Living Federation of America

National Center for Assisted Living