In the spectrum of care for older adults, there are many options available depending on individual need and budget. At Jewish Home Life Communities, we offer as little or as much support as needed in whatever setting is most comfortable and appropriate for you. In your own home, or in one of ours.
To make informed decisions about what might be the most appropriate option for you or your family member, it is important to have a basic understanding of what is available and the benefits for the resident or patient in each setting. Please click on the links below to learn more.
Also known as “retirement” or “active adult” communities, independent living communities vary in price from low income to luxurious and offer an active social setting for individuals who need little to no support with daily living tasks. Click here to learn more.
Private Home Care
Private home care is a private pay option for individuals who require some level of support in their own home, ranging from occasional light errands or housekeeping to around-the-clock skilled nursing assistance. Click here to learn more.
Assisted living communities are a private-pay residential option for older adults who require some level of assistance with daily living tasks. Click here to learn more.
Memory Care neighborhoods offer a secure environment, specialized programs, a higher level of supervision and specific design features tailored to individuals with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Click here to learn more.
Skilled Nursing Care
Long term skilled nursing care, also known as a “nursing home”, is appropriate for those who require 24/7 oversight by a licensed nurse due to advanced physical or cognitive impairment. Click here to learn more.
Often covered by Medicare, rehabilitation centers can be residential or outpatient and offer physical, occupational and speech therapy in a skilled nursing setting to individuals recovering from an injury, illness, surgical event or hospital stay. Click here to learn more.
Palliative care can provide relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, helping patients gain the strength to carry on with daily life and improve their ability to tolerate medical treatments. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment. Click here to learn more.
Considered the model for quality, compassionate care, hospice is for individuals facing end-of-life illnesses, and is administered by a team of healthcare professionals who are dedicated to alleviating pain and managing symptoms. Hospice care is covered under Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans. Click here to learn more.