Starting Can be Hard
We know this is a big decision. And we know the very best start in considering the future of your loved one is to talk with senior living experts face to face. Ask us about our expertise as a national resource in senior care, our Assisted Living and Memory Care for complex needs and how we’ll tailor our knowledge to meet your specific situation. Meet our experts right in our beautifully appointed BrightStar Senior Living® community and see firsthand if BrightStar is best for you and your family. We’re here to help you feel informed. You’re certainly not alone.
Of course, no two situations begin the same. And no two senior living communities are the same. You certainly have many care options and perhaps plenty of input about them from family, doctors and medical providers, friends and endless information online. But know that you can turn to us as a trusted resource in Assisted Living and Memory Care with a focus on making where your loved one lives feel personal.
It can be a confusing time. So our job is to simply bring you clarity to help you understand your best next step, wherever that may be.
Bonnie Banker, Executive Director, BrightStar Senior Living of Waunakee and Madison, Wisconsin
I’ve Never Done This Before
Independent Living or Senior Apartments – for seniors who can navigate their needs independently. Home care services from an outside provider can be an additional expense if you require assistance with daily activities or 24/7 skilled nursing; provides a senior-friendly environment and social opportunities. There may be some dining and social activities available but will vary.
Assisted Living – for seniors who require assistance with daily personal care tasks like bathing, dressing, medication assistance and some general medical needs. Meals are provided.
Nursing Home – for seniors who need 24-hour nursing assistance with many or all activities of daily living, including medical care and therapy services from skilled professionals.
Memory Care – for seniors at various stages of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, with advanced residents receiving care from specially trained staff and added safety to protect residents.