New LifeStyles - Sacramento

Spring/Summer 2014

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8 TYPES OF SENIOR LIVING AND CARE CCRC Continuing Care Retirement Community. 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. 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. RESIDENTIAL CARE Usually single family homes licensed to provide assistance with medications, bathing and dressing. 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. NURSING/REHAB Communities licensed to provide health care and services involved in managing complex and potentially serious medical problems. HOME CARE Includes providers of licensed health care services in the home and companies that provide non-medical assistance with such tasks as bathing, dressing, meal preparation and transportation. 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. DAY CARE Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehab. RETIREMENT Independent living with amenities such as meals, transpor tation and activities usually included in a monthly fee. PRIVATE DUTY HOME CARE Agencies that provide home care aides, companion care, homemaker services and may provide nursing services in the client's place of residence. SAC s-s 14_2000 master 2.0 2/6/14 12:26 PM Page 8

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