Housing Resource Center

  • Active Adult Communities

    Active Adult Communities are traditionally geared towards the physically active senior, these communities can be apartment style, cottage/patio home, or Condo/Townhome style living. There are often community gatherings and many offer enhanced amenities like concierge, golf courses and recreation centers. They usually do not offer meal or meal option community dining (but may have a restaurant on site). May be a buy-in or a rental property.

  • Affordable - Subsidized Housing

    Subsidized housing is government sponsored economic assistance program aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for impoverished people with low to moderate incomes. s. Subsidized housing is often called "affordable housing."

  • Assisted Living

    Defined as a combination of housing and personal supportive services designed to meet the needs of persons needing help with the activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not need the skilled medical care provided in a nursing home. Assisted living is regulated and licensed in all 50 states and may be referred to as many different things including: board & care homes, residential care homes, personal care homes, adult foster care, homes for the aged, adult family or group homes, and many more. Assisted living is primarily private pay, meaning it is paid for by the individual or long-term care insurance.

  • Independent - Retirement Community

    Retirement Communities typically offer Studio, 1 BR or 2 BR rental apartments with full kitchens, and private baths. Services can include meal plans, transportation, wellness clinics, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. Amenities can be abundant and may include formal libraries, computer stations, swimming pools, gardens, indoor/outdoor bar areas and other social gathering spaces. Rates are monthly and based upon size, location and amenities offered.

  • Independent Living

    This category encompasses a wide variety of options. Retirement Communities typically offer Studio, 1 BR or 2 BR rental apartments with full kitchens, and private baths. Services can include meal plans, transportation, wellness clinics, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. Amenities can be abundant and may include formal libraries, computer stations, swimming pools, gardens, indoor/outdoor bar areas and other social gathering spaces. Rates are monthly and based upon size, location and amenities offered. Senior Apartments are independent living units that require an age limit. Meals are usually not provided, but most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities. Many of these apartments are subsidized units.

  • Manufactured Home Communities

    Homes that are built entirely in the factory under a federal building code administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (commonly known as the HUD Code) went into effect June 15, 1976. Manufactured homes may be single- or multi-section and are transported to the site and installed. The MHINCC distinguishes among several types of factory-built housing: manufactured homes, modular homes, panelized homes, pre-cut homes, and mobile homes. They can be rentals or Buy Ins, many times Seasonal rentals. These communities generally offer a clubhouse , pool, social activities for their residents.

  • Memory Care Assisted Living

    Communities that specialize to those living with Dementia and Alzheimers. Communities are typically bedroom-style rental units with common areas for dining and activities. These communities are locked, secured units for residents safety. Staff is specifically trained for the special needs of this population. Amenities and cost vary. These communities are ideally suited for those who do not need skilled medical care found in a nursing home, but might require some assistance with daily activities. This allows for independence. Rates also vary from all-inclusive to base rates with levels of care/point system for care. Payer sources usually accepted are private pay, some insurance plans and some Medicare.

  • Skilled Nursing & Rehab

    Residents that requiring daily medical care or rehabilitation after a surgery, accident or illness. Residents may receive physical, occupational, and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness. A skilled nursing facility is licensed to provide health care and services involved in managing complex and potentially serious medical problems. Payer sources usually accepted are Medicare, Medicaid, VA, some insurance plans and private sources.