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Carolyn Oliveira

Senior Apartments

Senior living apartments are just that – apartments (townhouses and condos may also fall in this category) within communities or complexes which are specifically designed with the wants and needs of older adults in mind. This may include provisions such as age restrictions, and often includes many fantastic perks, such as laundry and housekeeping services, …

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Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a place for people who don’t need to be in a hospital but can’t be cared for at home. Most nursing homes have nursing aides and skilled nurses on hand 24 hours a day. Some nursing homes are set up like a hospital. The staff provides medical care, as well as …

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Independent Living

A Definition of Independent Living Independent living communities primarily focus on serving the social needs of residents, as many are able to live independently without much support. Assisted living communities support those who need assistance with activities of daily living, while allowing residents to live as independently as possible. Independent living should not be defined …

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Home Care

What is Home Care? Home care includes any professional support services that allow a person to live safely in their home. In-home care services can help someone who is aging and needs assistance to live independently; is managing chronic health issues; is recovering from a medical setback; or has special needs or a disability. Professional …

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Care Homes

What Are Board and Care Homes? Board and care homes, also called residential care facilities or group homes, are small private facilities, usually with 20 or fewer residents. Rooms may be private or shared. Residents receive personal care and meals and have staff available around the clock. Nursing and medical care usually are not provided …

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Assisted Living

Assisted living communities serve individuals who generally need help with every day activities and some health care services but do not require 24-hour ongoing skilled nursing care services for extended periods of time. The philosophy of assisted living is built on the concept of delivering person-centered care and services to the individual resident. Person-centered care …

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Fiscal Fitness

Consumer Protection Consumer protection is something most people don’t think about. However, the U.S. Government does have special consumer protection laws set in place for people as they get older. Most of these protections are specifically for seniors, but you should know about them even if you haven’t entered your “golden years” just yet. State …

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