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Independent Living: Offers a sense of community and numerous levels of service, such as laundry and housekeeping. Many independent living communities offer a range of social events and outings a well. Additional offerings may include meal plans, fitness facilities, and household maintenance.
Assisted Living: Provides assistance with activities of daily living like bathing, grooming, eating, etc. Offerings include meals, housekeeping, laundry service, transportation, medication assistance, emergency call service, planned activities, licensed nursing, and around-the-clock care. Most assisted living communities offer licensed nurses on staff, medication assistance, and 24-hour observation of health status.
Adult Foster Care Homes: AFC Homes or Residential Care Homes are privately owned housing licensed by the Department of Human Services. This senior housing typically has 4 to 15 seniors living in a family-like environment. They provide seniors supervision, personal care, help with seniors’ activities of daily living (ADLs) such as dressing, bathing, medication-monitoring, food service, housekeeping, and linen and laundry services.