Long-Term Care

A long-term care community refers to any community that provides 24-hour care on a long-term basis. Assistance generally includes regular supervision, help with activities of daily living (ADLs) as needed, medication reminders, housekeeping, meals, and social activities.

What Is Long-Term Care?

Front view of a photo of a long term care facility.

A long-term care community refers to any community that provides 24-hour care on a long-term basis. Assistance generally includes regular supervision, help with activities of daily living (ADLs) as needed, medication reminders, housekeeping, meals, and social activities.

In addition, long-term care services may also be provided in-home. Either way, long-term care is designed to help people live as independently and safely as possible.

Long-term care may refer to the following types of communities:

Long-term care can also be provided at home via home care agencies.

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