The population of aging adults continues to grow and so does the demand for quality housing solutions and services. To make it easier for people to find senior housing that best meets their needs, the following is an explanation of the terms you will come across while shopping for a new home for you or your loved one.
One popular senior living option is referred to as “independent living.” These are apartments or suites designed specifically for older adults who want the advantages associated with senior living communities, but do not require any assistance. Residents benefit from the amenities, activities and companionship of community living. While each community differs, services may include light housekeeping and laundry as well as on-site beauty shops and spas, exercise rooms and wellness classes. Some communities also provide emergency response at night.
Another term used to describe senior living is “assisted living.” This is housing that is geared toward those who need various levels of assistance with their daily activities. Generally a resident’s needs are evaluated and agreed upon with the senior and their family. Assisted living communities provide daily meals as well as around-the-clock care to ensure the safety and well-being of their residents. Most facilities offer wellness programs, social activities, housekeeping services, 24-hour care, scheduled transportation and more.
Lastly another form of senior living is “memory care” that is devoted to the specialized care of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases. The best communities offer their residents comprehensive care that includes recreational and purposeful activities, scheduled outings and daily health monitoring.
We invite you to take a look at MorningStar Senior Living of Glendale. We have a choice of independent living, assisted living and memory care options. Our spacious, private suites are available in a variety of well-designed floor plans and have details reflective of those found throughout our beautifully appointed community.
The unique mission statement of MorningStar of Glendale, “to honor, to serve, to invest,” sets us apart from other senior living communities. Our foundation is built upon honoring God, valuing all seniors, and investing in staff with a felt calling to serve. Dedicated to creating a real home for residents within a beautiful setting, we encourage you to see for yourself the finest senior living in Glendale AZ.
At MorningStar Senior Living we strive to create a true home where you can enjoy your retirement years as carefree as possible. Offering a lifestyle of comfort, wellness and community, our care team is committed to giving residents a quality of life that other senior living communities simply cannot match.