How to choose your ideal residence Leaving your family home for a retirement community is an important stage in life. It requires preparation and a good amount of reflection. Before youmake that decision, you will have to ask yourself what kind of li- ving situation is right for you. you. In this kind of residence, you will be gua- ranteed constant assistance and surveillance. All of your pharmaceutical, medical and do- mestic needs will bemet there. Leaving your house or apartment is always an emotional experience, but re- member that change will bring its own advantages. Security, peace of mind, proximity to essential services and a whole new social life are waiting for you.
IT’S A START! Do you have a better idea of what kind of re- sidence is right for you? Then it’s time to find your next home! Take the time to visit and compare several places before you choose.
To answer this question, draw up a list of your needs and the needs of your partner, if you have one. Be sure to take into conside- ration your health, any mobility limita- tions you might have and your preferences. Don’t forget that all these factors will pro- bably change as time progresses, so plan ahead! AUTONOMOUS LIVING Do you sometimes need a little help but don’t require regular daily assistance? Auto- nomous living communities are for you! These retirement communities offer many activities and outings you can take advan- tage of as you like. Optional services are also offered, including food services, hairdres- sing and household cleaning help. For the most part, medical supervision is limited in these residences. Some communities will employ a resident nurse to be on hand in case of emergencies. SEMI-AUTONOMOUS LIVING Do you need help accomplishing certain daily tasks such as washing yourself, get- ting dressed, or getting about? Then you should consider semi-autonomous retire- ment communities. This type of residence is convenient for those who only need a little assistance and less than three hours of personal care each day. With semi-autonomous living, you will have access to a service staff that can help you eat or do housework, according to your needs. Trained professionals will of course provide any medical treatment. These faci- lities are perfect for seniors in the early sta- ges of cognitive impairment or for couples where only one member is autonomous. FULLY ASSISTED LIVING Are you no longer able to adapt to your envi- ronment without help? Do you have signifi- cant physical or psychological challenges? Residences for those with diminishing auto- nomy and long-term care facilities are for
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