What is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living - Independant Living in Sauk City WI An Assisted Living facility offers an attractive long-term housing alternative for seniors transitioning from an independent lifestyle to one in which they require some assistance with daily living needs such as meal preparation, dressing, medication management, bathing and toiletry activities.  The National Center for Assisted Living has determined that 87% of individuals residing within an Assisted Living facility, need some type of assistance with meal preparation, while 81% of such individuals need help managing their medications.   Sometimes it is just a matter of not being able to keep up with the demands of being a homeowner as one ages or losing a significant other and not wanting to live alone. Individuals choosing to live in Assisted Living facilities still maintain a desire for, as well as some degree of independence and while in need of some assistance, they do not require the [...]