Independent Living refers to residence in a compact, easy-to-maintain, private apartment within a community of seniors. Independent living is the ability to maintain one's residence and lifestyle without custodial medical assistance. Meals, housekeeping and activities are included. If custodial or care becomes necessary, residents can have a level of care in the community with no move necessary.
Provides a cost- effective and dignified living environment. Clients favor Assisted Living Communities because they get the help they need with everyday living tasks and often some level of care in a residential setting. This popularity is also due to a philosophy which values resident's independence. Meals, transportation, housekeeping and activities are included.