Assisted living is a great way for older adults to receive personalized care in a residential setting. The most common services provided in an assisted living include managing medication, assisting in dressing, and grooming, meal preparation, assistance using the bathroom, housekeeping services, and social events and activities. People who live in assisted livings feel cared for when they needed, independent when they want to be and protected 24/7 when living at a care facility which brings a lot of comfort to friends and family. Here are the top 6 benefits of assisted living.
- Prevent feelings of social isolation
A lack of community and feelings of isolation and loneliness can be unhealthy for seniors. At assisted living communities there are many ways to be social and be a part of a community.
- Safety and security
One important benefit of assisted living is the fact they can provide safety and security for seniors. Things like minimized fall risks, emergency preparation, and having on-call associates for any of the senior needs.
- More free time
Assisted living communities allow you to enjoy a lot more free time. You no longer have to do yard work, cook or clean, you are able to enjoy your days stress free and know that you are in good hands.
- Eat good healthy meals
Meals at assisted living communities are made to keep residents healthy and happy. The meals are nutritious and made by talented and professional chefs.
- Comfortable home-like setting
Assisted living facilities are made to look and feel like home so seniors can feel comfort and calm. Leaving the comfort of your home can be upsetting, senior living allows residents to not only feel home but has many added activities and luxuries that might not be provided in a house.
- Peace of mind
The most important benefit of all is that assisted living communities give the senior, and their families a peace of mind. Knowing that their loved one is being taken care of from dedicated professionals allows them to worry less. Seniors are also able to feel better knowing they are cared for and supported by a community that wants them to succeed and Live Happy.
Celebrating Assisted Living 2021: Compassion, Community, Caring
National Assisted Living Week was established by the National Center for Assisted Living in 1995. This year it is taking place September 12th-18th, 2021.The week recognizes the importance of assisted living care communities and the role they play in caring for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
This year’s theme is Compassion, Community, Caring. The theme is in honor of the hard work of our caregivers and dedication they had as essential workers during the pandemic. “It also represents the importance of family and remaining connected, even when we could not physically be together” says National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle. Assisted living facilities across the country are encouraged to celebrate not only the residents but the associates caring and the associates behind the scenes allowing the facilities to run smoothly.
Spring Hills Assisted Living
At Spring Hills, you won’t simply live well. You’ll find everything you need to live your best life possible. We take care of everything, freeing you to spend your time just as you choose. From luxurious amenities to an ever-changing slate of engaging programs, there is always so much to do.
At Spring Hills, we encourage health, wellness, and peace of mind for total well-being. Signature TouchesTM, an expansive project resulting from several years of thoughtful research and planning, represents our commitment to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. Our Signature Touches are services dedicated to caring for our residents by focusing on specific needs and desires, to enhance quality of life, respect time-honored passions and engage residents in new experiences. Find an Assisted Living Community near you.