These communities provide older adults with a continuum of care ranging from complete independence, often in your own home or condominium, to assisted living, all the way through to skilled care provided in a nursing home. The goal is to extend your … [Read more...]
What is Congregate Housing for Seniors?
These communities may consist of single-family homes, condominiums, or townhouses. These properties are for sale and restricted to individuals over a specified age, usually 55 or 62 and have an additional monthly fee that covers the amenities … [Read more...]
What is Subsidized Senior Housing?
Section 8 Housing is apartments subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In NH and in other states, the waiting list is quite long. Seniors must meet income and resource guidelines and fill out an application years … [Read more...]
How do I know if my loved one needs Assisted Living or can live safely in an Independent Senior Living Community?
One must recognize that what may be the appropriate housing option for a senior today, may be inappropriate tomorrow, because of unpredictable changes in health status. If in general, however, your family member is somewhat independent and does not … [Read more...]
What is a Senior Independent Living Community?
In the state of New Hampshire, Independent Living Communities are sometimes grouped into the same category as Senior Housing and 55+ Housing. In other parts of the country, especially retirement destinations, they are often referred to Active Adult … [Read more...]
How to compare Assisted Living in New Hampshire?
The task of comparing Assisted Living Communities is like comparing apples to oranges. Communities vary in size, floor plans, amenities, level of medical care, policies, and management style, ECT. Communities with the appropriate license and or … [Read more...]
What are Assisted Living Dementia Care Programs?
Assisted Living Dementia Care Programs cater exclusively to those who have some form of memory and/or cognitive impairment. Residents receive the same care, services and amenities as those in a Traditional Assisted Living Program. Higher staffing … [Read more...]
Can Assisted Living accommodate those with Dementia and Alzheimers?
This answer varies dependent on the community. Many assisted living communities are able to accommodate a person with Dementia or Alzheimers’ until a certain stage of the disease. There are many aspects to consider when choosing between and Assisted … [Read more...]
Are dogs and cats allowed in New Hampshire Assisted Living Communities?
In the state of New Hampshire, some Assisted Living Communities allow seniors to have pets. The most common types of animals allowed are dogs, cats, birds and fish. Communities typically do not allow reptiles as they may carry a number of infectious … [Read more...]
What is the cost of an Assisted Living Community in New Hampshire?
The cost of assisted living services in New Hampshire ranges between $3000 Month- $8000 Month. In addition to the type of licensure, the type of accommodations and amount of personal care and medical care required will affect the total … [Read more...]