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The following glossary is intended to acquaint you with some commonly used terms and to help you understand some of the available housing and care choices:

Independent living

This is for people who want to and are able to live independently but do not want to maintain a home. Many people prefer to live in a community with others of the same age and with similar interests. An independent retirement community allows for a great deal of social activities and trips. Many independent living facilities also offer prepared meals, housekeeping, social activities, transportation and provide a wide range of amenities.

This alternative is available as part of Congregate Housing, Supportive Housing, and Retirement Communities. Independent Living encourages people to socialize by providing meals in a central dining area and through scheduled social programs. This term may also be used to describe housing with few or no services such as Senior Apartment.

Directory of Senior Caregivers
find the best senior caregivers in your local area
In the United States and Canada, the number of people 65 years and older is expected to grow by 50% during the next 20 years. In addition, the life expectancy age of females has increased from 71.7 years to 79.1 years and males from 65.6 years to 73.1 years. This growth in the senior population will require an increase in many healthcare related eldercare services.

Senior's need for assistance with health care and daily tasks varies widely. Fortunately, there are many different senior housing alternatives and senior caregiversdesigned to address those different levels of need.

This free directory features over 120,000 senior caregivers or facilities from across the U.S. You will find information about each featured facility in your geographic location.

Whether you find the senior residence you are looking for, or want to learn more about the great variety of lifestyle choices and senior caregivers that this innovative style of senior living has to offer, we hope that this directory will help you.

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 Featured Senior Care Centers

The Terraces Retirement Community
Chico, CA
Promenade at Blue Hill
Pearl River, NY
Willow Towers EHP
New Rochelle, NY
Esplande White Plains
White Plains, NY

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