Which Level of Care is Right for Your Senior?

When it comes to choosing a Senior Living Community, you have a lot of options with different levels of care. How do you know which level of care your loved one needs? Here are the types of care offered by Senior Communities.

  1. Independent Senior Living Communities

In an Independent Living Community, your senior will have their own space and all the amenities! They won’t have to worry about managing a big yard or cleaning a large home. Your loved one can spend their time in social events, activities, outdoors, or however they choose. They will have an apartment with a kitchen so they can cook meals if they want, as well as access to a dining hall when they prefer to eat out. We all prefer to be independent. Stellar’s Independent Living Communities give your loved one all the independence they want, with help available whenever they need it. The cost of Independent Living communities usually includes an apartment, utilities, transportation, activities, and meals.

  1. Assisted Living Communities

An Assisted Living Community may be for you if your loved one has medical needs or needs additional help with everyday tasks like bathing or getting dressed. Your Senior will still have their own apartment and all of the amenities of an Independent Living Community. They will also have medical care or daily help provided by a nurse. Our experienced nurses at our Assisted Living Communities will help you determine how much daily care your loved one needs.

  1. Memory Care Communities

If your loved one is suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other memory loss disorders, they will need an increased level of care to keep them safe and meet their needs. Your senior will have their own apartment and lots of expertly planned activities to support them. For example, Stellar Senior Living Memory Care Communities offer various therapies, including aroma, pet, music, intergenerational, and reminisce therapies, all of which encourage memory recall. Seniors with memory loss will also usually need dedicated help on a daily basis, like reminders for hydration, medication, and activities of daily living. Stellar’s Memory Care communities place a high priority on safety and are equipped with lots of expertly trained staff who will love your senior like a member of our own family. 

Stellar Community’s Family Advisors would love to help you determine the best type of community for your loved one. See all of Stellar’s communities and give one a call here today!