FAQ

Senior Care Facilities:

A Licensed Adult Family Home (AFH): is a privately owned home that accepts (in Washington) up to six elderly or infirm residents, each of which has their own bedroom and often private bathroom. An AFH has a home-like environment where one feels like part of the family.

An Assisted Living Facility (ALF): is a retirement living complex which offers assistance to a larger population with each resident living in their own apartment. Some ALFs have a skilled nursing facility on their premises for those residents requiring temporary skilled care following hospitalization.

Memory Care: is a specially designed environment that supports individuals with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia that are no longer safe in their own home.

Nursing Home: a licensed nursing facility that provides additional services including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Each facility offers 24-hour services and personal assistance for seniors that require special needs.

Respite Services: is a short-term placement that is designed for individuals who are recovering from surgery or illness.