Senior Housing Types

What kind of senior care is the right fit for your loved one? There are many things to consider, from level of care and support to lifestyle, location and more. Read these reference guides to learn more about the many options available so you can make an informed and confident decision for your family.

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Senior Housing Reference Guides

Senior Living at a Glance

Feature or Service Independent Living Assisted Living Nursing Home Alzheimer’s Care
Cost Per Month $1,500 – 3,500 $2,500 – 4,000 $4,000 – 8,000 $3,000 – 7,000
Meals Per Day Meal Plan Options 3+ 3+ 3+
Medication Management No Yes Yes Yes
Personal Care* No Yes Yes Yes
Mobility Assistance No Yes Yes Yes
Accepts Wheelchairs Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care No Varies Varies Yes
On-Site Nurses* No Varies Yes Varies
Transportation Most Yes Most Yes Yes Yes
Incontinence Care No Yes Yes Yes
Housekeeping Varies Yes Yes Yes
Personal Laundry Varies Most Yes Yes Yes
*Personal care and on-site nurses may be available through a third party.

All costs calculated in U.S. dollars.