New LifeStyles - Austin

Summer/Fall 2022

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TYPES OF SENIOR LIVING AND CARE 5 The following are definitions of the types of Senior Living and Care found in New LifeStyles. Sections are color-coded for easy reference on the index. n INDEPENDENT LIVING Independent living communities with amenities such as meals, transpor tation and activities usually included in a monthly fee. n APARTMENTS Independent living units with age requirements. Meal service, activity programs and services usually are not included in the monthly rent. n ASSISTED LIVING A combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care, designed to meet the needs of those needing help with the activities of daily living. n MEMORY CARE Communities offering specialized programs for residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss. These programs can be offered by Residential, Assisted Living or Nursing Centers. n NURSING/REHAB Centers licensed to provide health care and services involved in managing complex and potentially serious medical problems. n HOME CARE Includes providers of licensed health care services in the home, hospital or residential facility and companies that provide non-medical assistance. Also includes Personal Assistance Service agencies that provide home care aides, companion care, homemaker services and may provide nursing services in the client's place of residence. n SITTER SERVICE Services of sitters, aides or private duty nurses or therapists in the home, hospital or residential community. May include personal care assistance. n HOSPICE Hospice care may be provided in the home or a senior care community. Services can include pain management and a variety of emotional, spiritual and physical support. n PRODUCTS & SERVICES Financial, health-related and other valuable products and services designed to meet the varying needs of mature adults. n AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program. n HOSPITALS An institution providing medical, surgical and other types of treatment and care for sick or injured people.

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