Adult Day Care

Community-based centers, usually open during working hours, to help people who need supervision, social support, recreational and health related activities or assistance with daily activities to individuals in protective setting who cannot be left alone during the day because of health care or social need, confusion or disability

Alzheimer and Memory Care

Alzheimer's care or Memory care is for people in the early to late stages of Alzheimer's disease or dementia. (Also, uses the adult day care programs.)

Assisted Living / Personal Care Home

These communities are for people who need assistance with the daily living activities; bathing, dressing, taking medication, personal safety, laundry, meals, etc., but not 'round the clock, like nursing homes.

Behavioral Healthcare

Behavioral Health Care covers a wide variety of mental health issues. At its core Behavioral Health care is aimed at assisting seniors who require treatment for a variety of mental, psychosocial and motivational needs.

Convalescent Care - Rehabilitation

This type of home offers a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care while recovering form an illness, surgery or some temporary situation.

Independent Living

This is for seniors who are able to live independently but want social opportunities, security and access to services provided with minimal or no help with daily living activities.

Nursing Homes

For people who need care and assistance with daily living, around the clock. This can be short term or long term.

Residential Care Homes

A residential setting where a number of older people live and have access to onsite care services. Each home is registered for specific care needs. (dementia, terminal illness, etc.)

Retirement Communities & Homes

A planned community for residents who have retired from an active working life. These can be apartments, neighborhoods, culde-sacs, or residences.

Skilled Nursing Home

Also called Skilled Nursing: designed for people who need 'round the clock care and assistance with daily living activities. Can be permanent or short term.

Veteran Nursing Home

An old soldiers' home is a military veteran's retirement home, nursing home, or hospital, or sometimes even an institution for the care of the widows and orphans of a nation's soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, etc.