Assisted living is known as a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity. Residential assisted living communities are not synonymous with hospices; adult assisted living facilities are for seniors who want to maintain a degree of independence in their lives, and some facilities are actually filled with active seniors who maintain a healthy lifestyle.
With that said, personal assistance, support services, a community environment and especially independence are all major hallmarks of assisted living facilities. They are geared towards helping residents remain as self-sufficient as possible while providing any type of assistance where needed.
There are even a number of assisted living