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Today’s seniors have a variety of Florida retirement living options. Whether you’re a senior looking for fun and lively Florida retirement living or an adult child looking for full time care for ...

Today’s seniors have a variety of Florida retirement living options. Whether you’re a senior looking for fun and lively Florida retirement living or an adult child looking for full time care for one or both of your parents, this guide can help you wade through the many different luxury senior living options.

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Exploring Luxury Senior Living OptionsFrom Florida Retirement Living Communities To Private In Home Care Exploring Luxury Senior Living Options From Florida Retirement Living Communities To Private In Home Care Presentation Transcript

  • Exploring Luxury Senior Living Options From Florida Retirement Living Communities To Private In Home Care Today’s seniors have a variety of Florida retirement living options. Whether you’re a senior looking for fun and lively Florida retirement living or an adult child looking for full time care for one or both of your parents, this guide can help you wade through the many different luxury senior living options.
  • Private, In Home Nursing Care
    • Seniors who require private, in home nursing care are unable to live in their own personal residences or live by themselves in a Florida independent living community, but families can hire a private nurse or nurse’s assistant to come to the home.
    • Care can cover gaps while adult children work if the senior lives with them, or can be full time if the senior lives alone.
    • The major advantage of private, in home nursing care over other Florida retirement living options is seniors can live in their own home.
    • The nurse or nurse’s assistant will be there to administer medications, cook meals, help with bathing and dressing, and provide physical therapy or companionship.
  • A Hefty Price Tag
    • Private, in home care is the most expensive of all the luxury senior living options so it is usually best for short term care after a stroke or other major medical catastrophe while waiting for a spot to open up at a Florida retirement community.
    • For more affordable private, in home care, look for a nursing assistant instead of a licensed nurse, especially when only needed for uncomplicated medical care like administering medications, bathing, dressing, and eating.
    • Make sure you trust your nurse’s assistant to tell you when he or she is no longer able to provide the level of care your parent needs.
  • Florida Independent Living
    • On the opposite side of the retirement living spectrum is Florida independent living communities designed for seniors who can live completely independent.
    • These retirement communities are not nursing homes and do not offer nursing care or assistance.
    • Seniors live in apartments, condominiums, or houses on the retirement community’s campus.
    • Large or small, these independent living communities offer a number of activities, which means seniors are never left looking for something to do or someone to talk to.
  • No Hands-On Care
    • Although senior independent living communities are an attractive choice, many do not offer an option for more hands-on care if the senior needs it.
    • Families of those living in an independent living community may have to scramble to find appropriate care after a medical event.
    • The senior may have to move out of their home and enter a rehabilitation facility on the short-terms basis, causing stress and making healing from a stroke, surgery, or major medical event more difficult.
    • It is important to create an action plan for seniors in case they should ever become unable to live independently.
  • Assisted Living
    • An assisted living community provides many of the amenities found in an independent living community, but with the added benefit of on-site assistance.
    • In addition to all the luxury amenities and apartment features, these Florida retirement living communities offer nursing services that vary from full one-on-one personalized care to dispensing medications and on-site health checks.
    • Many Florida assisted living communities offer alert buttons that instantly alert the staff in case a need for assistance.
    • These communities usually offer three gourmet meals per day, housekeeping, social activities, and concierge, recreational, and beauty and barber shop services.
  • Independent And Assisted Living
    • Many seniors choose to live in a facility that provides both independent living and assisted living options as most move into a retirement facility when they’re healthy and independent, but realize there may come a time when they need assistance with daily activities.
    • One of the biggest advantages of these types of Florida retirement living facilities is that seniors do not need to move if their health or circumstances change.
    • Since these communities can handle everything from light assistance to compassionate, more comprehensive care, a senior may not need to move after suffering from a stroke or a fall.
  • The Best Of Both Worlds
    • The medical staff can determine whether a senior can regain independence through physical or occupational therapy assistance or if long-term skilled nursing care is necessary.
    • If the senior can regain their independence through physical or occupational therapy, the facility’s medical staff will work with the senior to help achieve mobility and independence.
    • Some of the luxury senior living facilities that offer both assisted living and independent living also offer respite and memory care services.
  • Respite And Memory Care
    • Respite care can give primary caregivers such as adult children a break if they need to go out of town, such as for a business trip.
    • Respite care is also ideal if the senior needs short-term care, such as after a fall, stroke, or other major medical event.
    • Memory care is especially designed for seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other memory related issues. The staff is specially trained to work with memory care patients though understanding each senior’s personal history.
  • Many Options Available
    • There are a number of luxury senior living options available, but it’s up to seniors and their adult children to determine which is right for them.
    • From Florida independent living communities to private, in home nursing care and assisted living retirement communities, there’s an option for every senior’s lifestyle and required level of care.
    • Choosing a Florida retirement living community can be an important decision, so it’s essential to weigh all your choices and know what is the best option for you or your parents.