Monthly ArchivesJuly 2013

Assisted Living Facilities Reno standard

Assisted living facilities offer basically the same services as board and care homes, but in a more “upscale” and homelike environment. Housing is often in small apartments and there is generally more space, privacy and recreational options. A premium is placed on retaining as much independence in living as possible, and care is more individualized. Despite the emphasis on independence, supportive services are available 24 hours a day in order to provide different levels of help with activities of daily living. There also may be more medical supervision than is available in a board and care home, depending on the facility. While costlier than board and care facilities, assisted living facilities nevertheless are often less expensive than a nursing home. ...

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Reno, Nevada Independent Senior Living standard

Independent living services are ideal for seniors who are in good health and want to make the most of their golden years by reducing the number of chores they need to attend to and increasing their social opportunities. Although, amenities vary depending on the type of community you select, most feature a more manageable living space, little to no yard work, and some even offer the chance to have your laundry and cleaning done for you. As for the social side, you can find independent living services with full-time programming staff, or you can opt for a community of peers that relies on informal socializing. Most communities require residents to be 55 or older; for some it’s 62. Types of ...

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Reno Senior Retirement Homes standard

When considering where to live during your senior retirement, the choices can be overwhelming. Begin by assessing your personal goals and desires. Consider location, renting vs. owning, social and recreational activities, transportation and possible medical needs. Retirement homes are often a good choice and are generally multi-residence housing facilities intended for senior citizens. What Retirement Homes Offer Typically, each resident or couple has a private apartment or suite but retirement homes also often include a community dining room, gathering spaces, transportation, recreation both inside and outside of the building, and assistance with both daily living and possible medical needs. Payment may be on a rental basis or units may be purchased, similar to a condominium. Retirement home locations are increasing, as ...

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