Most people believe that nursing homes are the only options available as you prepare to care for an aging parent. However, in the past 30 years, more appropriate care options have become available to help serve seniors that do not require dedicated skilled nursing. As a matter of fact, very few residents require dedicated nursing care and can benefit from an independent, assisted or memory care setting.
Spectrum Retirement offers independent, assisted and memory care living, but does not have a nursing home component. Indeed, for decades, only about 5 percent of the country’s older adults have ever resided in a nursing home (called a skilled nursing facility for its more advanced care). But in between one’s own home and a nursing home you’ll find a variety of housing options, called the continuum of care.
The continuum may also offer:
Questions? Contact a Spectrum location near you, and let our compassionate staff help you find the best type of care for your loved one.
"There is a variety of social activities. Participate and you will have fun. Be positive, smile, and be friendly and you will like being here. I consider the staff is my family and residents are friends. Most of the residents have apartments; I consider mine a Bachelor Pad, with Jazz playing in the background."Resident