Whether you are looking to retire in an assisted living community, Alzheimer’s memory care center, or a retirement community, it is critical that you read reviews from other residents and choose award-winning providers. Senior Advisor has collected a list of top-rated senior care providers based on consistent high ratings and reviews from residents and their families. Through the 2016 Best of Senior Living Award Winners list, you can find the perfect home.
Assisted living is for those seniors needing a little extra help with activities for daily living (ADLs). These ADLs are personalized to the resident, however, you still maintain independent living. Activities like transportation and housecleaning are managed by the assisted living staff for you.
Apple Grove Alzheimer’s and Adult Day Care offer several services to assist you in daily living as well as wellness and fun. The facility provides activities, both on-site and off, and indoor and outdoor common areas. They also provide residents with beauty and barber services, meals, complimentary transportation, and the availability of physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
One reviewer whose grandmother uses the respite care service wrote, “I am happy to hear my grandmother enjoying her time spent with this community. It's a very clean facility and the staff are so caring, helpful and attentive. She enjoys the craft time and likes being around people all day.” Another reviewer commented that “the staff is friendly and professional, and they are taking good care of my loved one.”
Alzheimer’s care centers, or memory care centers, provide specialized services to residents suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory loss. These facilities provide comfort and security.
Apple Grove Alzheimer’s and Adult Day Care (see Assisted Living, above) provides care specifically to those residents requiring extra attention as well as security to keep your loved one from wandering off. The facility also offers respite care, aging in place, and hospice. There is a nurse on staff and a doctor always on call.
One reviewer mentioned the extra layer of security in the form of touch pads on the floor. These pads alert the staff when a resident gets out of bed at night.
Independent living and retirement communities are for seniors that do not require extra assistance with ADLs and prefer to lead an active lifestyle.
The Parkview located on Poplar Avenue has views of Overton Park. This facility offers apartment-style living with plenty of entertainment and activities. The Parkview manages all of the household chores and landscaping, so you can enjoy your retirement without the work. Pets are allowed and they provide complimentary transportation.
The facility is a favorite among families of residents based on 20 reviews featured on the Senior Advisor site. One reviewer commented, “The staff at this community take good care of my mom. They are great about contacting me about her care. The community is clean and well taken care of.”
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