You may notice your loved one needs additional help these days. These signs can come in many forms. You notice that they tend to be more absentminded, forgetting to clean or put the dishes away. Yet, the care they may require goes beyond your ability to sufficiently understand and manage, and that is perfectly all right. This is why retirement living communities are set up, to aid you in caring for your loved ones! Beyond that, to go the extra mile and provide them with all amenities necessary to bring them the greatest levels of comfort. Yet, the pool of selection is simply too wide. How can you choose from the myriad of options out there in the market for the best living environment for your loved one? Here is what to expect from touring an assisted living community in Hockessin, DE, as well as important aspects to take note of.
From the tour, you would be able to find out the exact services that the retirement community provides, as well as where the services can be found. For instance, at The Summit, round-the-clock nursing and on-site medical and therapy services are available. During the tour, you would be able to see the exact locations of these places, such as the medical center, or check out the emergency call system. You can gauge the distances of these services from the potential location of the room your loved one will be staying in, and whether it is sufficiently convenient for them to travel with ease.
Although the state of the retirement community is important, the surroundings of the community are equally as important. This is to make sure your loved one feels comfortable and happy with every aspect of the retirement community. When they want to take a breather away from their rooms, it would be good to ensure that their all-rounded wellness is taken care of. This may include activities or amenities to keep your loved ones entertained and stimulated intellectually, mentally, and physically. For instance, The Summit offers a calendar full of recreational and social activities and a multi-function arts, games, and crafts area. During your tour, it would be good if you can check out these areas to see how suitable they would be for your loved one as well as how engaged the current residents are in these activities.
During the tour, you would be able to walk around and see how the programs offered are carried out. For instance, The Summit offers executive-chef prepared meals under their Sensations Dining Program. You can see how the food is prepared and served to gauge whether it would be suitable for your loved ones’ taste. Under The Summit’s Dimensions Health and Fitness, you can walk around to see what kind of activities are carried out and whether they would live up to the preferences of your loved one.
Visit The Summit today
It is always better to visit a potential living community of your loved one to get the full experience and taste of what it will be like. Schedule a tour with The Summit today, where our team members will bring you around in crystal clear detail.