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Independent Living vs. Assisted Lifestyle

Independent Living vs. Assisted Lifestyle - Parc at Duluth

Retirement is supposed to be a fun and relaxing time in your life. After decades of hard work and sacrifice, being able to reflect on your life and look forward to what the future holds is a top priority. Of course, you still need to think about your living situation and what makes the most sense for you and your life.

Many people in your situation are unsure about how much assistance they should have. At Parc at Duluth you have two distinct options to choose from: Assisted Lifestyle and Independent Living. Each has its own set of benefits, and the following guide should help you make your decision.

Assisted Lifestyle

Assisted Lifestyle at Parc at Duluth is designed for those who want to utilize the full range of our services. This includes housekeeping, three delicious meals per day, transportation services, personal assistance for daily living, snack and refreshments and a number of other features for a single, all-inclusive fee. Assisted lifestyle also provides extensive nursing and caregiving services, which includes care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will also provide daily caregiver services, such as bathing, toileting, dressing and grooming.

If you want to spend your days relaxing with all the assistance you need, the Assisted Lifestyle option at Parc at Duluth is the best choice for you.

Independent Living

If you’re more interested in being a part of the vibrant and fun community at Parc at Duluth, then the Independent Living option will suit you well. You’ll have full access to the social, cultural, education and recreational programming and activities that are available to the community, including live musical performances, local museum excursions, dance classes, access to our beautiful pool and courtyard, and much more.

Whatever option you choose, Parc at Duluth is here to help you get the most out of your retirement. Whether you are completely independent or prefer the services of our assisted lifestyle, you’ll find a real home and a real community at Parc at Duluth. To learn more about our available services and amenities or to schedule a tour of our facilities, contact Parc at Duluth at 770.285.8984.

Parc Communities are Members of the Assisted Living Federation of America

Assisted Living Federation of AmericaAt Parc Communities, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care to the senior residents and families that we serve.  As the premier senior living selection, we are committed to offering engaging lifestyle options for our residents. As a provider member of the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), the largest national association exclusively dedicated to resident-centered senior living communities, Parc Communities enables seniors to live their best lives now.

Parc Communities embodies ALFA’s core philosophies of encouraging consumer choice, quality care and accessibility for those seniors seeking assistance. As members of ALFA, Parc embraces the principles of choice, dignity and independence.

Whether searching for an exceptional senior living community for yourself or a loved one, Parc’s senior lifestyle counselors stand ready to offer informative resources and reliable advice. Please call today and schedule a personal tour of Parc Communities’ Marietta or Duluth locations. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter for helpful senior living news and information.

Medical Professionals Invited Celebrate Parc at Duluth’s New Personal Care Community

Parc at Duluth is excited to announce the opening of their new personal care community. On Thursday, November 15th, 2012, Parc at Duluth invites medical professionals to join in Duluth’s premier senior living option. The reception will be held on the 2nd floor of Parc at Duluth from 4:30 to 7:00pm with cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres being served.
Parc’s Personal Care offers all-inclusive licensed care and assistance in an active and engaging community. Services and amenities of our personal care community include individualized medication assistance, personal assistance with activities of daily living, nutritious chef-prepared meals, health and wellness programs, and scheduled local transportation.
Parc at Duluth is currently accepting reservations for personal care residents. If you know someone who is interested in visiting our personal care community, please contact us today to schedule a guided tour. Be sure to stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google + for the latest senior living news and information.

To RSVP to this event, please email newsletter@parccommunities.com.

Parc at Duluth’s New Personal Care Community

How do I know if my mom or dad needs to move into a senior living or an assisted living community?

This is a question we at Parc Communities hear frequently, and it’s a very important one.  As the care giver of an aging parent, we understand that you only want the very best for your parent just as they want the very best for you as their child.  At Parc Communities we understand that the needs of our residents are ever-changing.  This is the reason why we’ve recently expanded our senior living communities in both Duluth and Marietta to also offer assisted living

When deciding between senior living and assisted living the area we really focus on is ADL, that is, activities of daily livingThese are the regular tasks completed on a day-to-day basis (i.e., food preparation, personal grooming, dressing, etc.) that help us determine individual strengths as well as areas where some residents may need (or prefer) assistance.  Because aging affects each individual differently, we also make ParcCare services available to our residents.  This proprietary system assists those residents who may need specialized assistance with specific tasks, but aren’t in need of the comprehensive care provided in Parc assisted living.

If your parents are interested in down-sizing and moving to a senior community or Atlanta assisted living community, it’s best that they sit down with one of our specialists to help discuss their senior lifestyle options.  We work hard at Parc Communities to ensure that all of our residents have access to all the amenities they’re accustomed to as well as providing new opportunities to grow socially, emotionally, and physically through resident activities.

To schedule a tour of one of Parc Communities’ Atlanta locations, or to learn more about our senior living options, visit our website.  You can also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google + for regular senior living updates.

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