New LifeStyles - San Francisco

Winter/Spring 2023

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TYPES OF SENIOR LIVING AND CARE 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 CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (CCRCS) Offers a long-term continuing care contract that provides for independent living units, residential/assisted living services, and nursing care, usually in one location, and usually for a resident's lifetime. Most CCRCs require an entrance fee to be paid by the applicant upon admission along with monthly fees. 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 CARE HOMES Licensed care (usually) provided in a residential setting providing assistance with medications, bathing, dressing, etc. 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 DAY CARE Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehab. 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. n PRIVATE DUTY Skilled nursing and/or aide services in the home on an hourly basis; personal care services including assistance with personal grooming, feeding, ambulation, health-related tasks and light housekeeping. n CARE MANAGEMENT Offer services addressing a wide range of senior issues, such as selecting a senior residence, choosing in-home care providers, and various financial options. Typically care managers evaluate a senior's situation and financial needs and then provide a recommended care plan. n HOME CARE ORGANIZATIONS Agencies that provide home care aides, companion care, homemaker services and may provide nursing services in the client's place of residence. 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 AND SERVICES Financial, health-related and other valuable products and services designed to meet the varying needs of mature adults. 6

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