Senior living or independent seniors living are also called communities of retirees and they live in houses which are specially made for those who have more than 55 years and the senior living communities management provides them with apartments as well as single family houses, condominiums and cottages and those who reside in them include seniors who may not need daily assistance or services of nurses who are skilled.
Senior communities provide services of dining, laundry services and simple housekeeping services as well as offering exercise equipment, social programs, activities, errands and they also do the appointments and arrange for transportation and there are also other services which are offered including, on the site barber and beauty salons clubhouses, spas, and managers who may live around the apartments.
The elders are not offered by the senior living management assistance daily activities of life or health care including toileting, dressing, eating, bathing and medication and they are different from the communities which need continuous care where the seniors are provided with single residence, nurses who are skilled and other kinds of care services.
However the seniors are permitted to get assistance from other health care givers so as to get some needs which may be additional and there are many kinds of senior living departments which include, communities which have massive population and they had not planned to have housing for the of seniors and it so happens that people tend to age in time and they move to an area which they have common interest and such a community is not able to take care of the needs seniors.
Some apartments are meant for seniors who are independent and they get services which comprise of meals, transportation, and recreational programs and the others are provided with housing units meant for single seniors which comprise of condominiums, cottages, townhouses, mobile homes and duplexes and the people who reside their do have the option of either renting them or buying them.
Senior Living Management have the continuing care program where the communities offer the access to seniors who may get services of nurses who are skilled and are assisted to get better living and are also offered the facilities of getting facilities of care for their memory, while there are some housing that are subsidized and the seniors who have low income get some assistance because they may have to wait for too long to get any help because the waiting list is usually very long.