Selecting the type of living arrangement is one of the first steps we start with when determining if your loved one will age in their own home or will they move onto a higher level of care that will provide the appropriate help to keep them cared for and safe. In the Mid- Willamette Valley we have many types of housing and care services.
Senior Living Options:
Adult Foster Homes for Seniors
Licensed by the State of Oregon; Single-family settings with care for up to five people.
Adult foster home settings serve a wide range of needs in a home setting and understanding
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Assisted living and residential care facilities are licensed settings providing housing and care services to six or more people. A registered nurse is on staff but does not have to be there all the time. Caregivers do not need to be certified, but they are trained in providing care services.
Assisted living is most appropriate for an individual who can direct their own care and mostly advocate for themselves.
These communities staff care for people with dementia who have needs that require a more secure setting.
The state requires memory care facilities to train staff to care for residents with dementia and provide specialized services.
This setting is most appropriate for an individual who wishes to exit seek when it is no longer safe for them.
Provide licensed 24-hour supervised nursing care. Licensed nursing facilities’ caregivers must be certified as nursing assistants; the State Board of Nursing must approve their training. Nurses and certified nurse aides provide personal, therapeutic and nutritional care.
Day centers provide socialization and exercise, health monitoring, memory care and amenities that support families such as showering and hair cutting as well as rehabilitation and day respite services for caregivers.
Continuing Care Community
These retirement communities meet the needs of a lot of older adults. They feature a variety of residences on a large campus. Residents can choose independent living, assisted living, or nursing home services, as well as memory care. As their needs change over time, they can move to a residence that offers more assistance or medical care.
Respite care provides short-term relief for primary caregivers. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care can be provided at home, in a healthcare facility, or at an adult day center.
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