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What Is The Difference Between Assisted Living And Independent Living?

Many of us adult children dread the decision we will have to make when our parents become older. Although we don’t want to think of them as “old” they are getting older and therefore are now our elderly parents. When this time comes for us, we will have to make the dreaded decision to either place our moms and dads in an assisted living facility or an independent living center. Here are some of the differences between independent living and assisted living.

Facts About Assisted Living

One thing is for sure, if your mom or dad has a major mental illness, such as Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, or some other type of cognitive impairment where they cannot care for themselves any longer, you may want to consider an assisted living facility. The fact also remains true for physical illnesses they may have, where an assisted living center can help them.

Assisted Living Can Provide Them With The Care They Need

An assisted living facility can allow them to live in Continue reading