New LifeStyles - Connecticut

Fall/Winter 2014

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7 TYPES OF SENIOR LIVING AND CARE Independent living with amenities such as meals, transportation and activities usually included in a monthly fee. 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. Usually single family homes licensed to provide assistance with medications, bathing and dressing. 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. Communities licensed to provide health care and services involved in managing complex and potentially serious medical problems. 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 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 issues. Adult Day Centers offer a variety of health and social services in a protective group environment. Necessary health, personal care and social services are provided for adults who do not need the continuous services of a nursing home or institutional setting and are able to leave their home to come to the center. INDEPENDENT LIVING ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTIAL CARE MEMORY CARE NURSING/REHAB HOME CARE HOSPICE Provides family members a time of relief from the constant everyday care of an elderly person. These short-term stays, normally in a nursing or assisted living community, provide companionship to the patient while relieving the family of daily activities. RESPITE CARE ADULT DAY CENTERS Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehabilitation. DAY CARE 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. CCRCs

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