September 13-19th is National Assisted Living Week. The theme for this year is “Nourishing Life: Mind, Body, Spirit.” In twelve years of working in senior care, I have seen many situations where Assisted Living communities have truly nourished life for seniors.
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An assisted living facility (ALF) is a residential option for older adults who need or want help with what are known as activities of daily living, such as; toileting, bathing, eating, and dressing, but don’t need the supervision and around-the-clock medical care of a nursing home. Residents of assisted living facilities usually have their own apartment or unit. There are many services and benefits offered at an assisted living facility, which include some, if not all, of the following: