Assisted Living: What You Should Know

Assisted living caregiver with senior woman in their retirement living community

You’re retired now. You want to enjoy it. You don’t want to worry about the quality of care you may need. At Bonaventure Senior Living, our assisted living community will give you the peace of mind that you seek and the quality of retirement that you deserve.

You’re going to find dozens and dozens of senior living communities offering various levels of assisted living. Sifting through them and trying to find the best assisted living for you can be a daunting task. However, Bonaventure Senior Living is here to help.

What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is a special kind of senior housing, coupled with round-the-clock caregivers that can see to whatever needs that you may have. Each senior is given a sort of interview and assessment to find out what needs are required from the assisted living community, and what kind of specialized care can be made available. The type of assistance needed from caregivers is a level of care for those that require assistance with activities of daily living, but not those that need skilled medical care provided in a nursing home.

Bonaventure Senior Living’s assisted living is different in numerous ways from other assisted living communities. We are guided by five specific principals for level of care. These principles are to assure that each senior is fully involved in the process of defining their own individual needs, what care they want and expect, and what level of independence they can achieve and maintain.

Our Five Principals of Assisted Living:

  1. Choice: Residents looking into our assisted living are encouraged to express their preferences. Services are designed to offer an array of informed choices to select from.
  2. Independence: Our communities are designed to be 100% accessible, enabling residents to use adaptive aids and wheelchairs to enhance their independence.
  3. Dignity: Residents are greeted personally by staff, and services are delivered in a manner that is respectful of residents’ privacy and dignity.
  4. Privacy: All our residents reside in a private suite: staff never enters without first knocking and obtaining permission to do so. Medical records are kept confidential.
  5. Home-like Environment: Residents furnish their own apartments in a manner suitable to their lifestyle choices. Residents have a right to fully interact with others and have access to and participate in their preferred social activities.

Assisted Living With All the Benefits

While Bonaventure Senior Living has various levels of senior living, like independent living, there’s nothing separating someone in assisted living from doing the things that those in independent living do. It’s your retirement and we want to help you have the best one possible, regardless of your abilities. Our assisted living includes all the benefits, fun, and excitement that our independent living offers, but with extra support available as needed.

Living Perfected

With our assisted living, your retirement can still be as vibrant and amazing as you’ve always dreamed it would be. With up to 16 Living Perfected activities every day, you’ll never be bored or lacking something to do. You may get to take a trip to the ocean, go fishing on the shore of a lake, or maybe get out and do some shopping at a mall. Within our assisted living community, you can enjoy lavish parties, amazing fitness classes (Yes, our Fitness Perfected classes are tailored to meet the abilities of any senior!), and more very day. We won’t limit anything you want to do. We’re here to help you and give you the retirement you deserve. It’s that simple.

Dining Perfected

Enjoy our Dining Perfected menu, featuring up to 12 menu items every single day. Made fresh, with ingredients you love, taste you can’t deny, and the health your body wants. Our food is prepared by chefs that understand that quality isn’t an extravagance, it’s a requirement. We’re talking about daily specials, weekly specials, lots of choices, and anytime favorites. That means that our “Always Available” menu gives you loads of options anytime between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., so even if you miss a meal (say you had an appointment), you’ll be able to get something to eat. This, of course, doesn’t even include the snacks, coffee, tea, special events, and more. Eat and be merry! With Bonaventure Senior Living’s assisted living, you can, and it’s easy!

We also offer ADA accessible transportation, so you’ll never have a problem getting to an appointment. Our assisted living communities are outfitted with large transportation buses that include wheelchair lifts. Even if you have a walker and need help into the bus, we can just lift you into it with ease. We have truly thought of everything that you’ll need in your retirement. We can take you shopping, to appointments, out to eat, and to special events happening in the community. The sky is the limit at Bonaventure Senior Living, and with our assisted living, there’s nothing stopping you from enjoying your retirement.

With You in Mind

Don’t worry about doing laundry, either. We’ve got personal laundry services and weekly housekeeping. We want you to live life on your terms and have the best retirement you can have. Don’t worry about feeling. We do this with a 24-hour staff that’s ready to help at any moment, including emergency call systems in each suite, and even access to our on-site registered nurse. We can take care of medication management, eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, mobility, and more.

Conclusion

Don’t forget that if your needs change, we’re still here for you. We can provide updated assessments that can increase, or decrease, your level of care if needed. That way, you won’t have to do anything different if your needs change. Bonaventure Senior Living assisted living is here for you. We’ve got your back.

If you think that assisted living is right for you or your loved one, we’d love for you to give us a call so we can show you all the things that make Bonaventure Senior Living’s assisted living stand out from those other assisted living communities. Schedule a tour and see for yourself why over 96% of our residents would refer us to their family and friends. It’s the Bonaventure difference. It’s Retirement Perfected!

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