New LifeStyles - South Florida

Summer/Fall 2024

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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 CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY CCRCs combine independent living, assisted living and nursing in a single setting. Normally requiring an entry fee, offering a living unit, meals, and health care, up to the nursing level. n AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program. 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 DAY CARE Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehab. 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 REHABILITATION CENTERS Facilities approved to provide inpatient Rehabilitation Services (physical, occupational, speech, respiratory, etc.). Usually a short to intermediate stay, following hospitalization. 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 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 SENIOR PLACEMENT Services that locate the right home for you or your loved on with respect to specific needs and preferences. n STAFFING Agencies providing registered and licensed practical nurses and certifed nursing assistants to hospitals or senior care centers. n PRODUCTS & SERVICES Financial, health-related and other valuable products and services designed to meet the varying needs of mature adults. 8

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