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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Complete guide to assisted living
About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

Guide to VA benefits for long-term care
About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Complete guide to independent living
About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

Complete guide to memory care
About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Complete guide to nursing homes
About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Caregiver Support & Resources

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Family and Caregiver Support

Family caregivers tend to their loved ones’ safety, health, and wellness while juggling many responsibilities. When caring for elderly parents becomes overwhelming, it’s time to seek help. Find caregiver support to help you navigate the issues affecting caregivers with aging parents.

Latest News and Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Seniors continue to face increased risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 while also coping with isolation and unmet health needs. For both seniors and caregivers, many questions remain: Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for older adults? When can your senior loved one get it? How are assisted living communities offering COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff? What will the vaccine mean for life going forward? Find answers to these questions, as well as tips and information for families caring for senior loved ones during the pandemic.

Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help

How do you know when it’s time to step in and help your aging parents? Mood changes, difficulty with familiar tasks, accidents, and poor personal hygiene are just a few of the warning signs. If your aging parents’ health and safety are at risk, it’s time for an honest conversation.

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When Is It Time for Assisted Living?
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Signs It’s Time for Memory Care
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Common Medical Conditions in Seniors

Older adults are at higher risk for certain medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, COPD, and bone fractures. Learn about common diseases among seniors, and find information on symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options.

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Choosing a Senior Living Community

How do you know what to look for in a senior living community? Key factors to consider include your aging parent’s needs, location, cost, amenities, and the type of care offered. An in-person or virtual tour provides opportunities to ask questions and get a sense of the community.

Cost of Senior Living and Paying for Senior Care

The cost of senior living varies depending on location, community amenities, apartment size, and how much assistance your loved one needs. Financing options are available to help pay of senior care, including Veterans benefits, long-term care insurance, reverse mortgages, and more.

Senior Health & Wellness

Healthy lifestyle choices lead to improved physical, cognitive, and mental health. Staying physically active, eating a balanced diet, preventing common accident hazards, and maintaining meaningful relationships can help seniors stay healthy and live independently longer.

Senior Safety

Senior safety is a priority for many families and caregivers. If your aging parents live at home, there are steps you can take to help prevent injuries and reduce fall risks. Learn how to keep your loved one safe while aging in place.

Elder Law and Legal Issues

Caring for elderly parents often goes beyond caring for their health — it may also mean protecting their assets and finances. As a family caregiver, you may be responsible for your aging parents’ finances and legal matters. Understand important caregiver and elder law issues.

State Licensing

Learning senior living licensing regulations is complicated enough. Finding them shouldn’t be. So we’ve compiled a directory of assisted living licensing websites by state, where you can find regulation standards in your state as well as individual assisted living facility inspection summaries and violation histories.

Technology and Products for Seniors

Innovative technology and products for seniors make staying connected with aging parents easier than ever. New technology for seniors also helps ensure their safety with products such as senior monitoring systems, medication dispensers, caregiver apps, and more.