3 Assisted Living Facilities, Senior Care Homes and Senior Living Communities
N11431 LAKE ROAD, IRONWOOD, Michigan 49938
License #: AF270315005
Capacity: 1 people
Phone #: (906)932-9791
1500 N LOWELL ST, IRONWOOD, Michigan 49938
License #: AH270236923
Capacity: 34 people
Phone #: (906)932-3867
Ironwood is a city in Michigan's Gogebic County with a population of over five thousand people. According to the latest U.S. Census data, more than 1500 of those people are at least 60 years old. Senior citizens living in Ironwood have multiple senior living options to take advantage of. Namely, there are three assisted living facilities in Ironwood itself including the Westgate Living Center and Greenbush Home and a total of 6 facilities in the Gogebic County such as the Lake View AFC Home in the nearby Wakefield.
Senior living facilities are those that allow aging adults to receive both living spaces and assistance with daily living tasks, all in once place. In other words, older adults live in dedicated homes / apartments / facilities / communities where they can either have their private or shared apartment units. In addition to receiving housing, they will receive help with things like dressing, bathing and taking medication, among other things. They also have the opportunity to live in close proximity with adults who are around their age, helping them socialize. Socialization is extremely important, especially during senior years, as it can prevent cognitive decline and mental ailments such as Alzheimer's or dementia. It is also important as it can be prevent depression during senior years.
It should be noted that assisted living facilities in Ironwood do not provide nursing care. Adults who are in need of constant and supervised nursing care should look into skilled nursing facilities instead. Another thing to note is that assisted living communities in Ironwood can contract with home care agencies in case senior citizens living there need more care than the facilities can provide.
SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.
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