New LifeStyles - San Diego

Summer/Fall 2015

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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. 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 facilities. NURSING/REHAB Communitiess licensed to provide health care and services involved in managing complex and potentially serious medical problems. HOME CARE/HOME HEALTH Includes providers of licensed health care services in the home, hospital or residential community and companies that provide non-medical assistance. 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. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Usually hospital-based programs that provide a range of geriatric psychiatric or mental health services in either an in-patient or outpatient basis. 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. INDEPENDENT LIVING Independent living with amenities such as meals, transpor tation and activities usually included in a monthly fee. PRODUCTS & SERVICES Financial, health-related and other products and services designed to meet the varying needs of mature adults. PHYSICIAN CARE Medical professionals who offer health services or referrals to match the special needs of patients. DENTIST A health professional who specializes in providing In-Home dental care for the elderly homebound, predominately geriatric patients. APARTMENTS Independent living units with age requirements. Meal service, activity programs and services usually are not included in the monthly rent. REHAB Comprehensive rehabilitation services include inpatient and outpatient treatment designed to restore and strengthen abilities.

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