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What is Assisted Living?

- Tuesday, February 02, 2010

The Assisted Living Federation of America defines assisted living as a senior living facility that combines housing, support services and health care, as needed.  Assisted living is specifically designed for individuals who require assistance with everyday activities such as preparing/eating meals, medication management or assistance, bathing, dressing and transportation.  Some residents may have memory disorders including Alzheimer's, or they may need help with mobility, incontinence or other challenges.  Spring Arbor Living and The Oaks  residents needs are assessed upon move in, or any time there is a change in their condition. The assessment is used to develop an Individualized Service Plan or to place them in the proper residents plan.