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Senior Living Services

The main problems or illnesses of people being cared for who require senior living services are “old age” (12%), Alzheimer’s disease (10%), mental/emotional illness (7%), cancer (7%), heart disease (5%), and stroke (5%).  The number of Americans aged 55 and older is 60 million, representing 21% of the total U.S. population.  With these kinds of current numbers, it’s projected that in the next 20 years 31% of the population, or 107.6 million people, will be aged over 55.

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Senior Citizen Day Care

Adult Day Health Care is also known as Senior Citizen Day Care, and is a licensed community-based day care program providing a variety of health, therapeutic, and social services to adults, especially seniors, those at risk of being placed in a nursing home.  The primary objectives of the Adult Day Health Care program are to:

  1. Restore or maintain optimal capacity for self-care to frail elderly persons or adults with disabilities; and
  2. Delay or prevent inappropriate or personally undesirable institutionalization.
  3. The program stresses partnership with the participant, the family, the physician, and the community in working towards maintaining personal independence.
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