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Assisted Living - Assisted-living Philosophy, Privacy And Living Units, Negotiated Risk, Selecting An Assisted-living Facility


Assisted living has emerged as a significant option for older adults seeking long-term care services. Yet a standard, national definition of assisted living has proven elusive. It is defined, in part, by companies and owners through their marketing efforts. It is also defined by state regulations governing the licensing of facilities, and there are wide variations among states in how assisted living is defined and licensed.

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