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Types of Senior Living Communities

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Types of Senior Living - Choose the lifestyle that’s right for you.

You have a variety of different types of senior living and retirement community options to choose from when you're looking to move. There's Independent Living, Assisted Living, Dementia Care, and Enhanced Care. Deciding which type of lifestyle is right for you depends on the amount of assistance you may need with day-to-day activities. Also, there are rental continuing care communities like Brightview Senior Living with no large entrance fee and the traditional continuing care retirement communities with large entrance fees. We'll help explain the differences so you can choose the senior living community that's right for you. 

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We're here to help! Download our complimentary guide to choosing the right senior living community

We're here to help! When faced with the task of searching for senior or retirement living, most people don’t even know where to start. We created a beneficial and complimentary guide to choosing the right senior living community.

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Complimentary assessment to help you find the best senior living option

Our complimentary online assessment and guide will help you better understand your needs. Learn more about what senior living options might be best for you or your family. Answers online questions about your situation and be better prepared in about 4 minutes. Clarify needs and preferences to make the best choice and start the right conversations to plan for the future.

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Senior Living at Brightview Live Vibrant

Brightview Senior Living Residents Playing Pool

Independent Living

Independent Living is for seniors who want a wonderful home without all the work. With a calendar full of activities and cultural events to keep you busy, housekeeping and prepared meals so you have more free time, and even parking so you can still have your own car, Independent living means less stress and more fun.

Independent Living
Brightview Senior Living Residents Playing Cards

Assisted Living

Assisted Living encourages independence but still provides the help that is needed. We will work with you to develop a personalized care plan so our experienced, trained associates know when to step in and help — or when to let you lead the way. Maybe you need help with mobility or maybe you need help remembering to take your medication. And, of course, our Vibrant Living Director is here to help you have fun!

Assisted Living
Wellspring Village Memory Care Resident attending Brightview event with family

Memory Care

Residents experiencing memory loss live in a secure neighborhood within the greater Brightview community. Wellspring Village® is a place where residents can safely live in apartments specifically designed to encourage independence, participate in social programs that are tailored to their abilities, interests and gifts, and be cared for by our exceptional staff.

Memory Care
Wellspring Village Memory Care Residents enjoying outdoor patio and laughing with Brightview associate

Enhanced Care

We understand that some seniors living with ALS, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or other types of individual care needs require a higher level of care. Living in a nursing home is not your only option. At Brightview Senior Living, you’ll receive special attention to your needs in our exclusive Enhanced Care neighborhood, where we provide additional and enhanced Assisted Living care. You value your privacy, so it’s all in an extremely private setting. There’s also a licensed nurse on site so you or your loved one can get medical attention when you need it.

Enhanced Care

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Brightview Senior Living Resident & Family Testimonials

It can be hard to move away from your long-time home. When you move to a Brightview Senior Living community you're opening the door to more possibilities, independence, and choice. We provide residents with an all-inclusive lifestyle, amazing community amenities, vibrant daily activities, transportation, chef-prepared gourmet food, and much more. Contact us today to schedule a personal visit!

Why Brightview Senior Living Communities?

  1. The “Flourishing at Brightview” program – before residents move in, Brightview Senior Living associates take the time to learn each resident’s likes, dislikes, careers, past and present hobbies, and aspirations to ensure they receive the most of what a Brightview Senior Living community offers. New residents are introduced to current residents with similar interests, and invitations to meals and other activities make it easier to make friends quickly.
  2. Brightview’s approach to care is centered on Possibilities, Independence, and Choice. Residents who require a helping hand are encouraged to maintain their independence and choice in their activities of daily living. We believe that each person, no matter how old or frail, has the possibility to grow and experience joy every day.
  3. To ensure the highest quality living experience for residents and their families, residents and associates complete an annual, confidential satisfaction survey, and action plans are developed by the company to address feedback.
  4. Brightview Senior Living community activities are based on a philosophy that incorporates all dimensions of wellness: Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural and Emotional (SPICE). With activities like guest speakers, trips to the theater, and friendly games of poker, Brightview Senior Living residents remain engaged. Brightview Senior Living communities and our partner Bayada also offer the SPICE in Motion program, an exercise class which has been statistically proven to increase the health and well-being of residents. Residents experience increased mobility, faster recovery from surgeries, and significantly lower re-hospitalization rates.
  5. Brightview builds and operates Brightview Senior Living communities, which means that from the initial design of the building through daily operations, everything is centered on creating an exceptional experience for our residents.
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