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assisted living facilities

A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living.
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  • assisted living residences
  • supportive housing
  • assisted living
  • assisted-living communities
  • congregate housing
  • supported housing
  • assisted independent residential living
  • assisted living communities
  • assisted-living
  • assisted-living residences
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