Housing that provides an independent lifestyle for older adults but with personal assistance and support available; most have private living space or bedroom and some may offer a kitchenette.
Independent Living is an apartment style setting that may or may not provide hospitality or supportive services; residents require minimal or no extra assistance.
Life Plan Communities
Life Plan Communities include a a continuum of care from independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing services all on one campus. An endowment fee in addition to a monthly maintenance fee may be expected. Also called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)
Long Term Acute Care
Long Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTAC) are designed to care for critically ill and medically complex patients who require several weeks in a hospital.
Memory Care Communities provide a secure setting that alerts staff if a resident has exited, offers a secure outdoor area, and the staff receives training on Alzheimer’s and related dementia.
Skilled Nursing Facility
Nursing Homes, skilled nursing and intermediate care for the very frail who are dependent on nursing care; many provide short-term rehabilitation for residents needing rehab between hospital and home.