Assisted Living Options for Seniors
What is Assisted Living Care?
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 and 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), and more.
What is the Average Cost of Residence in an Assisted Living Facility?
The average cost of an assisted living facility in the US last year was $4,000 each month according to a study done by Genworth. Averages do vary by city and state, seniors looking for residence in Boston, MA, are more likely to see averages of $4,500-$5,000 a month compared to monthly costs of $2,500-$3,000 in southern locations like Atlanta, Georgia. 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.
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.
Assisted Living Resources for Seniors
Articles on Assisted Living
- 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
More External Resources and Information on Assisted Living in the US
Find More Information on Assisted Living Options by State
Click the links below to find information on assisted living care options and how to pay for them. You can search by city or state and find additional resources on assisted living in the city you live in. New LifeStyles is here to help you review all your options when it comes to senior care.
Looking for more information, check out our partner’s site caringforaparent.com.