New LifeStyles - South Florida

Summer/Fall 2015

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9 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. AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meed the requirements of the federal program. INDEPENDENT LIVING Communities with amenities such as meals, transpor tation and activities usually included in a monthly fee. 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. ADULT FAMILY CARE HOMES 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. OUTPATIENT CARE Freestanding centers which provide outpatient care and services. SPECIALTY CARE Senior care providers focusing on particular health issues with seniors, such as bladder health, digestive issues, cardiovascular care, etc. HOME CARE Includes home health agencies and nurse registries. These provide a range of services in the home including medical care, therapy, personal care, and assistance with household activities, although nurse registries are not licensed for therapy services. 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 with regard to health needs, housing choices and financial needs and then provide a recommended care plan. STAFFING Agencies providing registered and licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants to hospitals or senior care centers. RESPITE CARE Respite Care 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. DAY CARE Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehabilitation. 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. PRODUCTS & SERVICES Financial, health-related and other products and services designed to meet the varying needs of mature adults. REHAB CENTERS Centers approved to provide inpatient Rehabilitation Services (physical, occupational, speech, respiratory, etc.). Usually a short to intermediate stay, following hospitalization.

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