Assisted Living for Seniors

What Does Assisted Living Provide?

Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who seek daily support with everyday self-care activities, but also want to preserve as much freedom and independence as possible. Residents can receive personal help with the activities of daily living, such as bathing, getting dressed and medication management. Team members are always available for access to care and 24/7 support whenever needed.

Assisted Living Services

One of the most appealing benefits of assisted living is the selection of convenient services and amenities available for residents. With housekeeping and maintenance included, seniors have more time and opportunities to enjoy a vibrant lifestyle, including engaging life enrichment programs and a choice of chef-planned meals to enjoy. As you explore assisted living communities, you’ll find a variety of services and amenities. Here’s a list of typical assisted community features:

  • Comfortable senior apartments, with several floor plans to choose from
  • Emergency call cords and pendants
  • Community gathering areas
  • Wi-Fi for internet connection
  • Transportation services
  • Wellness and educational programs for personal growth and enrichment
  • Freshly prepared chef-planned meals
  • 24-hour maintenance services
  • Assistance with daily living activities
  • Access to health and medical services

Most communities offer varying levels of care to ensure that each person is receiving the assistance they need. Typically, assessments are done at regular intervals so that each resident has an updated individual plan of care in place.

Assisted Living Terms

Now that you have an overview and definition of assisted living for seniors, it’s important to understand the commonly used terms that you’ll come across as you continue learning more.

Key Assisted Living Terms to Know:

  • Activities of daily living (ADLs) – These are things that we do every day to take care of ourselves. Brushing your teeth, eating, getting dressed and cleaning are examples of daily living activities.
  • Aging in place – The concept of living in one residence for as long as possible as you get older.
  • Assisted living activities – This term refers to the wide range of life-enriching activities typically found at an assisted living community.
  • Dementia – A condition that specifically affects memory, judgment and cognitive skills.
  • Memory care community or memory support community – A senior living community that provides unique, specialized care to individuals coping with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Purposeful Assisted Living Services in Grand Junction

At Cappella of Grand Junction, we offer all the amenities of apartment living, enriching programming and a daily helping hand to help residents enjoy life to its fullest. Our warm and friendly assisted living community is conveniently located in Mesa County, featuring 40 spacious studio and one-bedroom apartment homes.

We invite you to see how Together Life Sings at Cappella of Grand Junction by scheduling a personal tour of our assisted living community. Let us show you all Cappella of Grand Junction has to offer! Contact us today by completing the form below or giving us a call at 970-233-4631.

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