For seniors in need of assistance, leaving their homes can be a very unsettling and possibly traumatic experience. Most of us assume that the only option open to us is to move to a nursing home. However there are options. Independent Living Communities are becoming more prevalent and popular. What is Independent Living? Click the Learn More button to get all the detailed info needed to make good choices.
Assisted Living care is for seniors who require assistance with daily activities. This assistance is provided in a residential facility. These facilities offer a broad scope of services to give seniors a sense of belonging with many amenities and fun activities, as well as the care needed. It is intended to give seniors a sense of 'home'. Click the Learn More Button to find out more about 'assisted living'....what it is....and what it is not, as well as assisted living communities in your area.
Assisted Living in Nevada
Nevada has a rapidly growing number of seniors over 65. Seniors make up over 15% of our Nevada population. To serve our senior population and their needs, Nevada has over 94 assisted living communites in the state. Click the Learn More button to find detailed information on what you should know about assisted living communities in Nevada, as well as financial assistance options and free assisted living resources.
In-home care, or homecare, is defined as non-medical care provided in the home. Some of the services provided include custodial care and assistance with daily living....things like taking medication, meals, bathing. The homecare workers are professionally trained caregivers. They offer companionship and oversee the senior to assure the senior is safe and well taken care of. Click the Learn More Button for more detailed information on In-Home Care.
Nursing homes can provide both short term and long term residential care. The care can be preventive, therapeutic and/or rehabilitative. Seniors who require these types of care and may need 24 hour attention, however do not require hospitalization, may want to consider a nursing home. A wide range of services are available even medical care. Click on the Learn More button for more information on Nursing Homes.
Memory Care Facilities
What is a memory care facility? It is defined as a facility that can care for those who have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Government data estimates that 7 in 10 adults over 65 will require long-term care sometime in their life. It is estimated that about 68 percent of seniors now in some type of senior living have some degree of cognitive issues. Their memory is not as good as it used to be and daily living can be problematic. Click on the Learn More button to read about Memory Care Facilities and what they can provide.