If your loved one complains of feeling alone and needs help getting around, but does not require constant medical supervision, it may be time for assisted living. The sense of community and enriching activities available through assisted living allows seniors to feel engaged and enthused. Less time spent on housekeeping, laundry, and home maintenance means more time for your loved one to develop new friendships and enjoy relaxing activities.
Assisted living communities can help seniors manage their medication and eat a balanced and well-prepared diet. Transportation to appointments and events may be arranged as well. Assisted living communities fulfill residents’ needs by offering services within their living space. Some of the mental benefits of assisted living include:
While assisted living may seem like a big step in a new direction, seniors often become an integral part of their new surroundings.