What is an Assisted Living Facility?An assisted living facility is a type of housing designed for people who need help with some activities of daily living but do not require the constant medical care provided in a skilled nursing home. Assisted living facilities to provide personal care assistance, such as help with bathing, dressing, and eating. Residents usually have their own apartments or rooms within the facility, as well as common areas where they can socialize and participate in activities.
What Does Assisted Living Provide?The type of services that an assisted living community provides will vary from community to community. However, assisted living communities typically provide:
- Three meals a day
- Assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming
- 24-hour supervision
- Social activities and events