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  • Writer's pictureHumberto Fortuna

What is the Opposite of Assisted Living Facility?

By Humberto Fortuna MA, MS

These days, Retirement Homes or Senior Living Facilities are the most searchable words online, as families are looking for Alternative Housing or a place for Mom, Dad or a loved one to live. Many times, families begin their online search with sentences like, Elder Care Home Services or In-Home Services for Seniors as an alternative to Assisted Living Facility or a Nursing Home. Families are starting to realize that In-home care for the elderly is not always the best choice financially. That’s when families begin to search for an Assisted Living Facility near them, without understanding what to ask for or look for, or what they really need, based on the care, budget, and location.

There are times when a Medicaid Nursing Home is recommended, and this could be the appropriate choice for a specific situation….but not always.

Overall, a Nursing Home/ Skilled Nursing Facility will be considered the opposite of an Assisted living Facility.

When we talk about Assisted Living vs Nursing Home, the best way to describe Assisted Living is to think of it as a bridge between living at home and living in a Nursing Home.

Assisted Living has a residential focus with a home-like environment. A Nursing Home is primarily a Medical Facility.

Assisted Living is an exciting option for individuals who want to maximize their independence while living in the safety of a supervised, residential setting.

Whatever your situation may be, Placement Counselors Corp. can be your Senior Advisor for all your Senior Care Assistance needs. We have over 25 years of experience in the tri- county area of Southeast Florida, Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County. Just remember we are a Local Agency in Florida, and we are a phone call away.

Placement Counselors Corp. team are the eyes and ears for many clients and families when selecting an Assisted Living Facility or other types of Senior Care. We work with an open heart to protect and educate our senior community with compassion.

Call our local counselors near you to help you, free of charge. Our counselors specialize in all areas of Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties.

Broward: (954) 965-2925 - Miami Dade: (305) 931-0618

Palm Beach: (561) 329-4337

You will be assigned to a counselor that knows your desired area. Give us a call and let one of our Counselors near you help you with your questions and concerns.


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