Senior Care Crisis in America

Senior Care Crisis in America

Many seniors will turn 80 in 2025, burdening family members. Most people live longer because of medical research and technological advances, opting for non-institutionalized living. The reality is that families have been struggling to provide the best care for their aging parents, with a limited range of options available to most. Howard Gleckman, a senior…

Assisted Living

Assisted Living

1. What is an assisted living facility? An assisted living facility provides daily non-intensive care for seniors. The actual facility may include just a separate room and bathroom on a floor with other assisted living rooms. Seniors also could have their apartments in a complex and live more independently. Assisted living facilities do provide long-term…

Independent Living

Independent Living

Most US seniors, almost 94 percent, do not live in an assisted living facility or nursing home. Instead, they choose to age in place in their homes, live with family, or engage or independent living. Seniors live longer and healthier lives and need living options to match their active lives. Independent living is a part…

Nursing Home

Nursing Home

1.What is a Nursing Home? While many seniors may want to age in their homes, it is not always feasible. A nursing home is one available option for seniors who can no longer live on their own. These facilities provide room and board, access to care, and supplementary services to keep seniors active. Stays at…