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Independent Living This lifestyle choice is designed for older adults who don’t require much daily assistance, but do want to enjoy a vibrant social community free of the hassles of chores and home upkeep. Independent living communities typically include apartments, townhouses or even single-family homes. Residents may have access to services and amenities such as: • Comfortable, spacious accommodations • Restaurant-style dining • Housekeeping and laundry service • Exercise programs • Concierge services • Transportation • Variety of social opportunities, activities and clubs Assisted Living Assisted Living is a lifestyle that provides housing, personalized care and support with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and medication management. The goal is to help you remain independent for as long as possible while also enjoying an engaging, purposeful life. Care may be included in the monthly rental fee, or provided on an ala cart basis where you choose how much help you want and need. Assisted Living services and amenities may include: • Comfortable, spacious accommodations • 24-hour supervision and security • Daily meals • Housekeeping and laundry service • Exercise programs • Transportation • Access to medical services 4

Memory Care Specifically catering to those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Memory Care is designed to nurture and support residents with 24-hour supervised care. Memory Care typically offers structured activities and environments with secure areas to minimize wandering, as well as calming living spaces that are easy to navigate. Residents may have access to amenities and services such as: • Comfortable private or semi-private rooms • Medical monitoring • Assistance with activities of daily living • Emergency call systems • Exercise programs • Housekeeping and laundry service • Social activities and programs • Three daily meals Skilled Nursing Skilled Nursing is for older adults who require 24- hour supervised care such as those with cardiac or respiratory diseases, or those recovering from serious injury. These communities typically have a licensed physician or nurse on site, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapists. Skilled Nursing services and amenities may include: • Comfortable private or semi-private rooms • 24-hour care and assistance with activities of daily living • Health monitoring and medication management • Three daily meals • Housekeeping and laundry service • Exercise programs • Social opportunities and activities • Transportation

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