Finding decent and affordable housing is one of the most critical issues facing older Americans today. Although many seniors are staying in their own homes longer (or downsizing to smaller homes, townhouses or apartments), thousands will eventually need to move into a form of senior housing.
Independent Living covers a broad range of housing options for older persons who are functionally and socially independent most of the time. Independent Living locations are not regulated except by local authorities.
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Home for the Aged locations provide a living arrangement which integrates shelter and services for older persons who need additional supervision, but do not require continuous nursing care. Adult Foster Care locations provide 24-hour room and board to adults who are aged, mentally ill, developmentally disabled or physically handicapped, who need personal care, supervision and protection, but do not require continuous nursing care. Both programs are licensed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).
Provides a living arrangement which integrates shelter and food with medical, nursing, psychosocial and rehab services for persons who require 24-hour nursing supervision. Licensed by the Michigan Department of Community Health.