New LifeStyles - Boston

Winter/Spring 2016

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7 TYPES OF SENIOR LIVING AND 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. Independent living with amenities such as meals, transpor - tation 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. Rest homes are licensed by the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health to provide 24-hour supervision and supportive services for elderly or disabled individuals who do not routinely need nursing or medical 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. 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. Various programs provide a range of geriatric day services, including social, nutrition, nursing, and rehabilitation. CCRC INDEPENDENT LIVING ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTIAL CARE MEMORY CARE NURSING/REHAB HOME CARE Massachusett's Home Care Program provides interdisciplinary care management and in-home support services to elders. Home care is any service where aides, therapists, and nurses provide assistance in a client's residence, helping them remain independent and healthy. HOME CARE PROGRAM HOSPICE HUD 202 Program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program. AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING Agencies that provide home care aides, companion care, homemaker services and may provide nursing services in the client's place of residence. PRIVATE DUTY Respite Care provides family members a time of relief from the constant everyday care of an elderly person. Short-term stays, normally in a nursing or assisted living facility. RESPITE CARE CCAH services typically include: care coordination, routine home maintenance, in-home caregivers that provide the services of an assisted living or nursing facility, transportation, meals, and social and wellness programs. CONTINUING CARE AT HOME ADULT DAY PROGRAMS

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