A type of elderly apartments offering supportive services including meals in a central dining room. Services are tailored to the individual's needs including activities, housekeeping, laundry and transportation.
Individual apartments where residents may receive some services, such as a daily meal with other tenants. Other services may be included as well. Buildings usually have some common areas such as a dining room and lounge as well as additional safety measures such as emergency call buttons. May be rent subsidized (known as section 8 housing).
A senior housing arrangement which incorporates independent housing with a limited service package which typically includes one meal per day, 24-hour emergency response, weekly light housekeeping and an activities program.