Independent Assisted Living

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Jul 01, 2021

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Few words can make a senior more nervous than Assisted Living. Images of losing independence
and the foreboding 1970s Nursing Home are invoked. Some envision neglected loved ones with poor
care and minimal socialization for a hefty cost. Others prefer the stability and predictability of staying
in the home theyve lived in for years instead of somewhere new, even if that change theyre dreading
may be for the better.
In todays modernized world, where seniors have more choices now than ever before, communities are
designed for social activity, personal care, health management, nutrition, affordability, safety, and most
of all, independence. Maintaining independence is a top priority for residents and communities alike.
Once seniors get help with the activities theyve been struggling with, theyre now empowered in every
other aspect of their life. Every community that we partner with keeps a spotlight on keeping residents
as independent on possible.
The best way to overcome the misconceptions is to go in person and see for yourself. By examining
current residents quality of life, one can overcome their anxious memories of the Nursing Home. With
Oasis Senior Advisors, were at your every step of the way, from finding the right communities,
accompanying you on your tours, and representing you through the agreement process.
It is always best to start this process early to guarantee the senior can participate in the selection and
touring process. Its lower stress (and even fun!) to embark on this journey when you have time and
resources instead of a panic when theres an emergency.
Aging can be a scary process when one looks in the mirror and asks how the last decades of life flew by
so quickly. People dont like to be treated differently or talked down to just because their bodies have
changed while theyre the same people on the inside. Seniors dont get to be bossed around now or
treated any differently just because they need some help.
The senior living industry has revolutionized itself into something to be celebrated. Seniors can
set themselves up for a future of independence through the reassuring avenues of care, safety, and
socialization. Assisted living can and should be the beginning of a new adventure.
Editors Note: This article was written by Steven Moses, CSA CDP CPRS, owner of Oasis Senior Advisors of
Orlando. He can be reached at 407 250 8300 or visit www.OasisSeniorAdvisors.com/Orlando.

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