Care Community Choices Descriptions

Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s Care / Special Care communities offer care specifically for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Assisted Living

Assisted Living communities provide services to help older adults with activities of daily living that include, but are not limited to: bathing, dressing, meals, toileting and medication administration.

Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes offer extensive medical care for rehabilitation, short term or long term stays.

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing refers to designated housing within the greater community reserved for eligible low-income older adults.

Independent Living/Active Adult Living

Independent/Active Adult Living offer convenient services in a senior-friendly community designed for an active adult.


CCRC – Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer all levels of services and care– Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and often Rehabilitation – specifically for older adults within the same community.