Choices & Alternatives In Senior Care
For seniors and their families in need of assistance, there are a variety of care and lifestyle options available. It is important to learn about these choices before making a decision.
Learn About Your OptionsClick on a type of care that is listed below and it will appear to the right, replacing the care option that is currently there.
Assisted Living / Residential Care
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) describes assisted living as:
Assisted living facilities vary in size and scope from small homes in residential neighborhoods to large facilities. These services are also incorporated into continuing care retirement communities.
Assisted living is the most common name for these services. However, they may also be known as:
- Residentail Care Facilities For The Elderly (RCFE)
- Board & Care Homes
- Adult Care Facilities
- Adult Congregate Living Facilities (ACLF’s)
- Personal Care Facilities Homes (PCU’s)
- Residential Health Care Facilities (RHCF’s)