More About Residential Facilities, Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes

At some point, support from family, friends, and local programs may not be enough. People who require help full-time assistance might move to a residential facility that provides many or all of the long-term care services they need. Facility-based long-term care services include:

  • Board and Care Homes, also known as Personal Care Boarding Homes (PCBH)
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Nursing Homes, also known as Skilled Nursing Homes
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities, also known as Life Care Communities

Learn more about these different senior housing options: