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What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living bridges the gap between independent living and nursing home care. Assisted living provides older adults with a safe environment in which to live as independently as possible, while assisting them with daily living and personal care, activities, socialization and preserving their dignity and well-being. Learn More

What is Memory Care?

Memory care is specialized assisted living care. Memory care residences provide those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia housing and 24-hour care that is tailored to their unique needs. Care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated unit or wing of another residential care community like an assisted living residence. Learn More

What is Independent Living?

For many older adults independent living can be a good retirement living option that lies between active adult living and assisted living. Independent living residences are similar to active adult communities where resort-like amenities and social engagement are the norm. Independent living residences even provide a more carefree lifestyle of amenities and services, but do not provide the personal care services found in assisted living. Learn More

What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?

A CCRC, also known as a Life Care/Plan Community, is a type of senior living for older adults who want to stay in the same place through different phases of the aging process. This allows for aging-in-place. This type of retirement living is designed on a tiered approach where healthy residents initially live independently in single-family homes, apartments, or condominiums. When assistance with everyday activities becomes necessary, they move into assisted living or skilled nursing care within the same community. Learn More

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Do you need help finding assisted living?

Oasis Senior Advisors can help and they will help you for free.
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Need help downsizing & moving? Learn how a Senior Move Manager® can help.


Expert Moving & Downsizing Support for Major Life Transitions

Are You Overwhelmed by Your Next Move?
Do You Have Excess Belongings to Downsize?
Could You Use a Little More Organization in Your Home?
Our team is led by Nicole and Danny Ramer, Polk County’s only Certified Senior Move Managers®. We are A+ Accredited by the National Association of Senior & Specialty Move Managers® (NASMM).
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Need help selling your home? Find a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)


Selling your family home and transitioning to assisted living can be overwhelming. Finding the right real estate agent can make the process easier.
That is why you need a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®), and that is why you need Donna Kay Dinkins, Realtor® at Focus Group Florida at Keller Williams.
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What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living bridges the gap between independent living and nursing home care. Assisted living provides older adults with a safe environment in which to live as independently as possible, while assisting them with daily living and personal care, activities, socialization and preserving their dignity and well-being. Learn More

What is Memory Care?

Memory care is specialized assisted living care. Memory care residences provide those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia housing and 24-hour care that is tailored to their unique needs. Care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated unit or wing of another residential care community like an assisted living residence. Learn More

What is Independent Living?

For many older adults independent living can be a good retirement living option that lies between active adult living and assisted living. Independent living residences are similar to active adult communities where resort-like amenities and social engagement are the norm. Independent living residences even provide a more carefree lifestyle of amenities and services, but do not provide the personal care services found in assisted living. Learn More

WHAT IS A CONTINUING CARE
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (CCRC)?

A CCRC, also known as a Life Care/Plan Community, is a type of senior living for older adults who want to stay in the same place through different phases of the aging process. This allows for aging-in-place. This type of retirement living is designed on a tiered approach where healthy residents initially live independently in single-family homes, apartments, or condominiums. When assistance with everyday activities becomes necessary, they move into assisted living or skilled nursing care within the same community. Learn More

Helpful Related Services

Do you need help finding assisted living?

Oasis Senior Advisors can help and they will help you for free.

What is Memory Care?

Memory care is specialized assisted living care. Memory care residences provide those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia housing and 24-hour care that is tailored to their unique needs. Care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated unit or wing of another residential care community like an assisted living residence. Learn More

What is Independent Living?

For many older adults independent living can be a good retirement living option that lies between active adult living and assisted living. Independent living residences are similar to active adult communities where resort-like amenities and social engagement are the norm. Independent living residences even provide a more carefree lifestyle of amenities and services, but do not provide the personal care services found in assisted living. Learn More

WHAT IS A CONTINUING CARE
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (CCRC)?

A CCRC, also known as a Life Care/Plan Community, is a type of senior living for older adults who want to stay in the same place through different phases of the aging process. This allows for aging-in-place. This type of retirement living is designed on a tiered approach where healthy residents initially live independently in single-family homes, apartments, or condominiums. When assistance with everyday activities becomes necessary, they move into assisted living or skilled nursing care within the same community. Learn More

Do you need help finding assisted living?

Oasis Senior Advisors can help and they will help you for free.

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Do you need help finding assisted living? Senior Housing Placement Referral Services/Agencies

Choosing housing or care options for yourself or a loved one is not always a simple process and can be overwhelming. Senior Housing Placement Services/Agencies help families sift through available options and identify the community best suited to their needs. Learn More

Need help downsizing and moving? Senior Move Management Specialist

A Senior Move Specialist is a professional move organizer, who assists older adults and their families with the relocation issues of transitioning to senior living. Many senior move specialists have diverse backgrounds which make them uniquely qualified to help older adults, such as social work, health care, and gerontology. Learn More

Realty – Need help selling your home? Find a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) Learn More

Once the decision has been made to downsize and transition into perhaps an independent living or assisted living, the next step is seeking the professional help of a realtor to sell the home. You may want to consider finding a realtor who specializes in working with older adults. A Senior Real Estate Specialist® or SRES®, is a realtor who has received extensive, specialized training covering topics that are of special importance to older adults and their families. Learn More

Legal

Learn about the legal issues to help your loved one with memory care issues. An Elder Law attorney can help. Learn More

Health Care

Learn about medical issues that may be affecting your loved one’s cognitive abilities. A neurologist and mental health counselors, social workers and geriatric care managers can help. Learn More

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Learn about medical issues that may be affecting your loved ones cognitive abilities. A neurologist and mental health counselors, social workers and geriatric care managers can help. Learn More

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Comfort KeepersElder Law Firm of Clements & Wallace
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Fast Facts

What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living bridges the gap between independent living and nursing home care. Assisted living provides older adults with a safe environment in which to live as independently as possible, while assisting them with daily living and personal care, activities, socialization and preserving their dignity and well-being. Learn More

What is Memory Care?

Memory care is specialized assisted living care. Memory care residences provide those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia housing and 24-hour care that is tailored to their unique needs. Care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated unit or wing of another residential care community like an assisted living residence. Learn More

What is Independent Living?

For many older adults independent living can be a good retirement living option that lies between active adult living and assisted living. Independent living residences are similar to active adult communities where resort-like amenities and social engagement are the norm. Independent living residences even provide a more carefree lifestyle of amenities and services, but do not provide the personal care services found in assisted living. Learn More

WHAT IS A CONTINUING CARE
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (CCRC)?

A CCRC, also known as a Life Care/Plan Community, is a type of senior living for older adults who want to stay in the same place through different phases of the aging process. This allows for aging-in-place. This type of retirement living is designed on a tiered approach where healthy residents initially live independently in single-family homes, apartments, or condominiums. When assistance with everyday activities becomes necessary, they move into assisted living or skilled nursing care within the same community. Learn More

Expert Insights
Comfort KeepersElder Law Firm of Clements & Wallace
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