Find answers to your questions and valuable senior-related
resources to help guide you along the way.
What are the differences between Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
and Assisted Living (AL)?
Facilities provides short-term rehabilitation and
long-term care for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and
Assisted Living communities
provide personalized assistance to residents who are no longer
able to live on their own safely but do not require the high
level of care. Assistance with medications, activities of daily
living, meals and housekeeping are routinely provided.
At Eskaton we understand that everyone has unique circumstances
that determine how to best fund senior living services. With
careful research and planning, financing senior living does not have to
put a strain on resources.
The choice to move into assisted living is as
individual as the person making the decision. There is no
clear-cut, step-by-step template that tells people exactly when
it is time to consider assisted living as a long-term care
Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia for yourself of a loved one
is life changing. It’s normal to feel a range of emotions. This
experience will help you move forward and discover new ways to
live a positive and fulfilling life. You are not alone. There are
support groups to help cope with the diagnosis.
Falls are not a normal part of the aging process but physical
changes, health conditions, medication or the environment can
increase your likelihood of a fall. Fortunately, there are many
things you can do today to help prevent a fall tomorrow.