When everyday tasks like dressing, bathing or moving around your home become difficult, some form of daily assistance becomes a necessity. This presents choices such as assisted living either at home or in a care home. These two types of care provide the daily support needed to remain independent. Leaving the decision whether or not to move from your home. You may wish to trial the idea by taking a short period of respite care in a care home. If you are realistic about your needs and willing to spend time to select the right solution, you will make the right decision and spend your senior years happily.
What is assisted living?
Assisted living is a residential option for elderly adults, particularly those who need help with daily living or activities – such as getting to the bathroom, cooking meals, keeping the house, and traveling for doctors’ appointments. Assisted living facilities are perfect for people who need more personalised care services, which they are unlikely to get in their homes or in independent living.