Assisted living communities
Assisted living communities:
living arrangement providing individualized personal care, assistance
with Activities of Daily Living, help with medications, and services
such as laundry and housekeeping. Licensed to provide care and support
to seven or more people.
Life plan communities
Life plan communities (LPCs): A community offering a range of services and levels of care, including active and assisted living options.
Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs)
Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs):A community offering a range of services and levels of care, including active and assisted living options.
Independent living:Private quarters with access to assistive services like housekeeping, social activities, transportation, emergency help, and security.
55+ living: A community designed with the needs of aged 55+ as a focus (rather than young couple etc.). Typically gated.
Activities of daily living
Activities of daily living: Activities related to the care for and moving of the body, including walking, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, and eating.