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Can I Find Affordable Senior Living that Fits My Needs in Spokane, WA?

Are you looking for assisted living or memory care near you?

If you or your loved one could benefit from assisted living or memory care, now is the time to take advantage of the move-in specials going on at the newly renovated Pegasus Senior Living communities in Spokane, WA: South Hill Village and North Point Village.

Is assisted living the same as a nursing home?

No, assisted living communities and nursing homes are different, though they may have some of the same features. Visit a community in Spokane like North Point Village, where assisted living and memory care services are available. You’ll see they are far from nursing homes.

Explore the differences:

Nursing home:

  • According to a Healthline article, nursing homes are considered “medical environments”
  • Focused on medical treatment for chronic conditions
  • Skilled nursing and rehabilitation for short-term stays following a medical procedure
  • Long-term care for those who can no longer live an independent lifestyle
  • Shared rooms

Assisted living:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs)
  • Pet-friendly private apartments with kitchenettes
  • Spacious common areas
  • Full activities calendar
  • Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Three chef-inspired meals daily

Is memory care considered long-term care?

Yes, memory care is a type of long-term care. It is a specialized service for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. These residents live an engaging and honorable life, focused on celebrating their small victories and receiving individualized service. Our trained associates know how to communicate and interact with someone experiencing dementia in a way that rewards and provides relief.

According to the National Institute on Aging, long-term care involves various services tailored to individual needs:

“These services help people live as independently and safely as possible when they can no longer perform everyday activities on their own.”

Living in a community like South Hill Village is considered a form of long-term care.

South Hill Village includes:

  • Signature Connections memory care program
  • Assistance with ADLs
  • Medication management and administration
  • Mind enhancement activities
  • Three meals per day
  • Calm and secure environment

When is it time to consider assisted living or memory care?

ChangesConsiderations
Mobility
  • Have they lost or gained weight recently?
  • Are there mobility issues or are they at risk of falling?
  • Is their home accessible?
Health
  • Have they been taking their medications on time?
  • Do they have access to medical care?
  • Have they received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or another form of dementia?
Personal safety
  • Has their grooming or hygiene changed?
  • Do they lack social engagement with others?
  • Can they operate a vehicle safely?
  • Are they neglecting household chores?
  • Are appliances turned off correctly?
  • Are they wandering off?
Caregiver safety
  • Are unpaid family caregivers experiencing burnout?
  • Are family members qualified to provide the level of care needed?
  • Is your loved one experiencing unexpected or more frequent behavior changes?

What is independent living?

Dedicated to the life of leisure for retirees, independent living at South Hill Village provides you with housekeeping and chef-prepared meals, giving you more time for clubs and wellness programs. Independent living apartments include full kitchens and laundry rooms.

Pegasus Senior Living | Staircase at South Hill Village
Down the line, if you require additional care services, you will already be in the right place.

How much does assisted living cost?

Check our community directory for the current base price at a location near you. Use this blog as your guide to paying for senior living. Avoid spending all your Social Security benefits and retirement savings and look into other ways to pay for the senior living you need:

 

How do I find assisted living and memory care near me?

If you’re looking for senior care in Spokane, contact North Point Village or South Hill Village. Tours are available daily; call to schedule yours now. Our senior living specialists are available to answer any questions you may have about finding the care you need in your area.

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