Types of Senior Housing

A guide to help you understand the different living options for aging adults

There is an array of living options available for us as we grow old. But each one offers a different level of support and benefits and not all are appropriate for long-term living.

Whether for yourself or a loved one, knowing the difference between each type of living option can help you pick the right community. This guide will help you:

  • Learn the differences between retirement communities, assisted living, nursing homes, and senior living
  • Understand what is offered at each type of community
  • Choose the community best for you and your family