Issues of Aging: Living Options
...there's no place like home.Dorothy, in The Wizard of Oz
Living Options for seniors can be varied and challenging, from living independently to living with family, senior retirement centers to assisted living and more. But help is available.
Independent / Living with Family / Retirement Communities / Assisted Living / Adult Foster Care / Residential Care / Nursing Homes / Respite Care
Respite CareRespite Care is sometimes needed for seniors living in the community with spouse or family help, when the caregiver needs time off for vacation or their own health needs. ICF, Residential Care, and AFCH residences may offer these services.
- Administration on Aging
- Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
- Choice Senior Services. LLC – an Oregon and SW Washington Referral Agency, and more. (Their guidebook, CHOICE, with plenty of advertisements, is a good resource)
- Oregon Department of Human Services - Seniors and People with Physical Disabilities