When it comes to those who are no longer capable of living a completely independent lifestyle, many are unaware of the options that exist outside of assisted living facilities. But there are other options worth exploring. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between assisted living and Beacon Care Senior Care.
noun: assisted living
- housing for elderly or disabled people that provides nursing care, housekeeping, and prepared meals as needed.
verb: beacon care
- to Love, Serve, and Care for a dependent or independent elderly, ill, or handicapped person regardless of their location, providing peace of mind and rest for families.
Assisted Living Basics
Assisted living is a good option for those who require skilled nursing outside the home. It is normally a residential type setting ranging from apartment style buildings to larger building facilities. Sometimes you may have to share a room unless you are willing to pay a higher cost for privacy.
Assisted Living Alternate or Common Names
- Board and Care
- Alternate Care facility
- Residential Care
- Adult Group Home
- Adult Care Home
- Congregate Care