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For some people, it’s the ease of living in a supportive community. For other people, knowing a caring staff will meet their needs provides peace of mind. What does assisted living provide for the residents of senior living communities, and how can you know if it will meet your needs too?

What Does Assisted Living Provide?

Have you been thinking about moving into an assisted living community? For most seniors, the benefits of assisted living are essential to maintaining the freedom they want in their golden years. What does assisted living provide for its residents?

Help with Daily Needs

Did you know that one in five seniors needs help from a caregiver to meet their daily needs? As seniors grow older, everyday tasks like running errands and maintaining a household can become more and more challenging. Some seniors choose to move into assisted living communities to get the help they need in their daily life. If you move to an assisted living community, you can expect help with housekeeping, transportation, and apartment maintenance. And if something else comes up, friendly 24-hour staff will be there to meet your needs. Assisted living lives up to its name when it comes to a helping hand.

A Lively Community

For many, one of the most challenging parts of senior life is finding a way to stay connected to their community. If you move into an assisted living community, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to meet and befriend your fellow seniors. Senior living communities offer everything from interest-based field trips to daily enrichment activities that stimulate your mind and let you have fun. If you’re not a fan of group activities, don’t worry. Assisted living communities also offer social spaces like coffee bars and theaters where you can meet up with new friends and have your own fun. You can even kick back and relax at the on-site spa, library, or fitness room. You’ll never get bored in a good assisted living community!

Peace of Mind

No matter how well you plan for retirement, life can always throw a curve ball. Problems like new health issues, changes in your cost of living, or adjusting to a new phase of life can make your golden years more complicated than you’d like them to be. If you want peace of mind, a good assisted living community can provide it. Assisted living can provide you with a private living space where your rent and utilities will stay stable, and the costs of daily needs like food are also covered. If your needs change while you’re living there, a dedicated staff of experienced professionals can help you find the level of care that will support you best.


Are you trying to find a way to meet all your needs as a senior? An assisted living community will provide what you’re looking for, and you won’t have to figure it out alone.

Are you looking for a community that provides a positive, healthy atmosphere where you can live out your golden years? The Shores of Lake Phalen is an assisted living and memory care community in a quiet, peaceful environment in Maplewood, Minnesota. Surrounded by a gorgeous wooded setting between two lakes, our residence offers the accessibility of apartment-style housing with the atmosphere and elegance of a resort. We offer numerous health and safety amenities, fun events and activities, a friendly and accommodating staff, and so much more. Schedule a tour of the community to explore our spacious apartments, elegant dining room, and more. We look forward to hearing from you!