Helpful Questions to Ask When Determining the Type of Senior Living Community Your Parents Need « SeniorHomes.com

 

When you visit an independent living community, it will feelvery much like a small town because there are many on-site amenities such asa beauty salon/barber shop, a convenience store, bocce ball court, and even on-site banking and postal services.

When you visit an independent living community, it will feelvery much like a small town because there are many on-site amenities such asa beauty salon/barber shop, a convenience store, bocce ball court, and even on-site banking and postal services.

These communities will also have a full-time activity director who is charged with overseeing the activity program. Activities and events are customized to fulfill residents’ emotional, physical and mental well-being and are often tailored to meet a resident’s interest. Other community perks that are now becoming standard include movie theaters, an art studio and putting greens.

If your parents are consideringan independent living community, askwhether assisted living services or in-home care services are available. Although your parents will loathe to admit they will likely need assistance in the future, you need to prepare for that eventuality. By choosing a community that offers assisted living services, this will allow your parents to remain at the community and not have to move.

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