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Is my parent ready to enter a senior living community?

Choosing assisted living can be challenging for older adults, especially if they are accustomed to being independent and maintaining their own homes. The decision can be just as hard for the children of aging parents as it is for the parents.

It’s easy for adult children to overlook signs of decline in their parents. Is your parent telling you that they are eating, but you’re seeing food spoil in the refrigerator? Have you seen your parent wearing the same clothes when you go to visit? Is your parent able to take medications correctly? When you look around the house or yard, is it as neat and clean as it used to be? When you really look at your parent, do you see the bright and vibrant person from years ago, or do you see a more limited person who needs some help? If you answered yes to some of these questions, your parent may be ready for assisted living.

What level of residential senior care does DePaul offer?

DePaul Senior Living Communities are licensed adult homes that provide long- and short-term residential care, private and semi-private rooms, 24-hour access to staff, three nutritious meals per day, housekeeping, laundry and personal care services and a full range of planned activities and outings, as well as other amenities.

What’s the process for admission to a DePaul Senior Living Community?

DePaul has Senior Living Communities in four locations in New York, eleven in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. We welcome you to come in for a tour, join us for a meal, and spend some time getting to know our staff and residents.

Becoming a resident begins by completing an application. Regulations also require a physical be performed by the potential resident’s primary care physician. Each DePaul Senior Living Community performs its own evaluation as well.

Does DePaul offer any independent senior living options?

DePaul’s first independent senior living apartment community, The Villas of Rolling Ridge in Newton Grove, North Carolina, is now open and accepting tenants. Click here for more information.


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