PPH Senior Living Guide
At PPH, our goal is to provide outstanding service, resources and support for our residents to pursue exceptional lives. We understand that searching for the right senior living option can be an overwhelming process. To help make the search easier, we’ve compiled a complete guide to help you understand all of your senior care options. We are proud to provide Independent Living, Personal Care, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation at Philadelphia Protestant Home. We hope the information below is helpful as you search for the best care option for yourself or a family member.
Senior Apartments and Housing for Active Seniors
Active seniors seeking a retirement community where they can enjoy their day-to-day lives with minimal assistance may be interested in the following care options.
Independent living is a way for seniors to simplify their lives. Most independent living communities offer many services and amenities allowing for a stress-free lifestyle. Learn more about the lifestyle at independent living communities.
55+ retirement communities are a great fit for those looking to downsize. Learn more about what 55+ retirement communities offer.
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) provide a “continuum of care” for residents at a predictable rate.
Learn more about senior apartments for active seniors here.
Senior Living Communities for Senior Needing Care Assistance
Senior living communities provide residents with daily activity assistance. These communities are ideal for individuals who require assistance, but are still independent in areas. Learn more about senior living communities below.
Assisted living communities provide care for those who cannot live independently. This type of community offers housing, personal care and healthcare.
A nursing home is a residential option for seniors who can no longer be cared for at home and require around-the-clock-assistance.
Skilled Nursing is a high level of medical care for individuals provided by professionals such as registered nurses. This type of care may be short-term rehabilitation or long-term for a chronic medical condition.
Memory care is a long-term care option for individuals with memory problems, such as Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.
Do you or a family member need some care assistance? Find out more about these senior communities here.
Short-term care may be a fit for individuals whose caregiver is unable to provide assistance during a period of time. Learn more about short-term care options below.
Respite care is an ideal option for individuals who require short-term care while their primary caregiver is unable to provide assistance.
Adult day care provides seniors with care in a safe environment when their caregiver is unable to provide it.
Find out more about respite care and adult day care to learn if it may be the right fit for you or a family member here.
Residential Home Care
Home care provides assistant for seniors who are unable to care for themselves, either in their home or a residential setting. Learn more about residential care.
Home care provides seniors assistance with daily activities from their own homes instead of in a senior living community.
Residential home care provides around-the-clock assistance in a residential setting.
Hospice care is a type of in home care provided for individuals suffering from a life-limiting illness. Hospice care is provided in the home and can be beneficial not only for the patient, but for their family as well.
Additional information about these types of senior care is available here.