The Perks of Senior Living Communities
Posted by PKSD Law Firm on Sep 14, 2015 in Nursing Homes and Elder Rights
When you hear senior living community, you may think of an institution with impersonal staff and less than cozy living quarters.
However, in some cases, that is far from reality. Senior living communities have come a long way and many seniors are calling these communities home.
At Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, we recommend thoroughly researching any community your loved one resides in as it can help to determine if they are living in the best conditions available.
Here are six perks of senior communities:
Safety The feeling of safety cannot be overrated when it comes to your home. Many senior living communities have security as well as emergency response systems that may be built into each residence.
Friends Making friends, enjoying the holidays and sharing a meal together are just some ways seniors in communities can appreciate one another. Feeling isolated at any age is not desirable.
Bye bye boredom Sitting alone and wondering what to do is no fun. Living in a senior community can offer a variety of activities to pick from, whether it is a musical performance, visiting an art gallery or enjoying an in-house movie night.
Transportation Seniors in living communities do not have to deal with the hassle of driving. They often have free transportation that is provided so seniors can still visit the grocery store, library or other places they enjoy going.
Good food There is something about having someone else prepare and cook a meal for you. For residents of senior communities, it is a wonderful experience to enjoy fine dining every day with food that tastes great even special diets may be accommodated.
Housework All the work that goes into maintaining a home is virtually eliminated in senior living communities. No more shoveling snow or wondering how you are going to change a light bulb.
Our firm knows that some senior living residences fail to adequately take care of the elderly. If you are worried about your elderly loved one's living conditions, contact Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice today to schedule your free case evaluation.