Assisted Living


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August 24, 2017
As people get older and start needing help with daily tasks such as bathing, cooking, brushing, eating and other routine tasks, assisted living communities become a more attractive place to live. Assisted living homes are ideal for those who still are able to live independently without around the clock supervision but need help with certain tasks to get them through the day. We aim to be your complete guide to the truth behind assisted living, detailing some of the general cost, community information, senior care education and more.

Assisted living communities physically are comparable to apartment buildings with shared common areas for dining. Each of the assisted living units usually contain their own living space featuring bedrooms and kitchens. The communities usually also have activities ranging from shopping field trips to other social activities.

Popular Assisted Living Articles

Assisted Living Basics

Choosing among the many different senior living communities can be difficult. We have gathered up some of the important questions that you should be asking while touring assisted living communities. [read more]
 

Questions to Ask While Touring Assisted Living Facilities

Choosing among the many different senior living communities can be difficult. We have gathered up some of the important questions that you should be asking while touring assisted living communities. [read more]
 

True Cost of Assisted Living

Finding out the true cost of assisted living care is important. The base rent advertised is often not the actual amount you will be paying. [read more]
 

Senior Living News

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Blueprint, Heartland Senior Living - Senior Housing News

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:46:27 GMT
Heartland Senior Living, a Minnesota non-profit senior living provider, will acquire three southern Minnesota communities from current owner Eldercare of Minnesota, with the sale expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a report ... [read more]
 

Senior housing project to go up in Saddle Brook - NorthJersey.com

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:13:27 GMT
Construction on a two-story senior housing facility on Caldwell Avenue will begin in the coming months. It will be led by the Housing Authority of Bergen County, which operates 1,100 units in 25 communities, including in Bergenfield, East Rutherford ... [read more]
 

Entrepreneurs Pitch to Brookdale Residents in 'Shark Tank' Style Event - Senior Housing News

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:34:21 GMT
Six Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) residents did their best Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran impressions during a special event at the Health:Further conference in Nashville Wednesday morning. Earlier this year, Brentwood, Tennessee-based ...and more » [read more]
 

The Shelter Group Exits Affordable Housing in Favor of Senior Living - Senior Housing News

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:24:09 GMT
Founded in 1977, The Shelter Group is a privately held real estate development and property management firm, specializing in multi-family and senior living communities. The group recently sold 43 of its affordable housing properties to Baltimore-based ... [read more]
 

Movers & Shakers: Transforming Age, LCB Senior Living - Senior Housing News

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:09:32 GMT
The board of directors of Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living will allow board member Frank M. Bumstead to continue his service, despite the board's age restriction, according to the Nashville Post. Bumstead turned 75 in the past year, ... [read more]