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Senior Living Options

There are numerous senior living options available, therefore finding that right solution can be overwhelming or at times can become confusing. At Senior Connections our expert Elder Advisors are here to eliminate that confusion by helping you find the housing option that best meets your care needs.

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Retirement Living

Retirement living is defined as living arrangements that maximize independence for those seniors with few or no medical care needs. Retirement living allows residents to live in private apartments with all-inclusive utilities, cable, housekeeping, laundry, and transportation. Meals are also provided. Some communities offer meals as a part of their rental fees, and others offer a meal package separately. Detailed activity calendars with planned outings, live entertainment, and health and wellness classes are offered. Amenities may include, but are not limited to a beauty salon, swimming pool, game room, library, internet café, and Much More!

There are more than 30 Retirement Living communities within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County. Speak with an Advisor now to get some advice on the best options for you.

 
 

Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care Centers are for seniors needing assistance, supervision, or care during daytime hours. These centers are designed to allow caregivers the freedom to handle errands, go to work, or just relief from caregiving for a day. Day Care is typically 7 days a week from the hours of 8am to 6pm. Breakfast and lunch are also served. Seniors participate in community activities and outings.

Speak with an Advisor now to get more advice on the best day care option for you.

Respite Care

Respite Care is short-term, temporary relief for caregivers. Some families choose respite care for their loved ones when leaving for an extended vacation, getting them acclimated to assisted living, or just for rest and relaxation. Seniors will be provided a furnished apartment (shared or private) with all inclusive services. These services include medication management, bathing, dressing and grooming, meals, transportation, and activities.

There are more than 100 communities within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County that offer Respite Care services. Speak with an Advisor now to get more advice on the best options for you.

 

Assisted Living

Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) are designed for seniors looking for a home-like environment, who require assistance with activities of daily living, and can no longer live independently. Care services are provided by a 24hr awake staff that include nurses, CNAs, and resident aids. Assisted Living services include, but are not limited to, medication management, bathing, dressing and grooming, incontinence care, and assistance with mobility. Floor plans typically offered are studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and shared apartments. All apartments include utilities, cable, transportation, housekeeping, and three meals daily served in a central dining room. Other amenities may include a beauty salon, library, swimming pool, theater room, game rooms, walking trails, and much more!

There are more than 75 Assisted Living communities within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County. Speak with an Advisor now to get more advice on the best options for you.

Residential Care Homes

Residential Care Homes (RCH) are similar to assisted living communities in that the provide 24 hour awake care from licensed caregivers. The main component that makes RCH’s different from assisted living communities is the In-Home Care setting provided; offering an intimate and one-on-one living environment. Residents reside in a single-family home with 5 to 6 other seniors. Rent and care services are all inclusive and residents can choose between private or semi-private rooms. The all-inclusive services include three meals daily, transportation, housekeeping and activities, medication management, bathing, dressing and grooming, incontinence care, and assistance transferring.

There are more than 45 Residential Care Homes within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County. Speak with an Advisor now to get more advice on the best options for you.

 
 
 

Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

Memory Care Neighborhoods cater to seniors with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other memory impairments. These neighborhoods are usual an attached but separate wing of an assisted living community that provides 24 hour supervision in a secured neighborhood. However, Jacksonville also offers free-standing memory care communities that specializes in only dementia and Alzheimer’s care. The staff is trained and specialize to work with seniors dealing with wandering, depression, confusion, and other behaviors. Staff provides assistance with all activity of daily living along with special activities catered to cognition impairment.

There are more than 20 Memory Care communities within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County. Speak with an Advisor now to get more advice on the best options for you

Nursing Home

Nursing Homes also known as Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) provide skilled care for seniors who have serious or acute health conditions. Skilled care services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and nursing care. Residents on average have more than one functional and cognitive impairments and are unable to care for their selves independently or with assistance. Around the clock supervision and care is provided by a licensed nurse.

There are close to 40 Nursing Home facilities within Duval, Clay, and St. Johns County. Most nursing home care is covered with Medicare and Medicaid insurance. Speak with an Advisor now to get more information on how Medicare and Medicaid can be utilized for skilled nursing care.