Plymouth Terrace Discusses Common Myths About Assisted Living

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Michimich -- There are many assisted living myths and Plymouth Terrace is trying to clear up some of these common misconceptions.

Myth #1: I have to sacrifice my independence.

Fact: Retirement community living actually promotes independence by having the support of caregivers available if needed.

Myth #2: Assisted Living is too expensive.

Fact: While the price tag may seem high for assisted living, when you add up expenses for older adults, you'll discover the price is comparable and sometimes cheaper than maintaining your home.

Myth #3: Assisted living communities are depressing.

Fact: Assisted living communities are vibrant, attractive places to live.

Myth # 4: Family should care for their elders at home.

Fact: Caregiving can strengthen or weaken your relationship with your loved one, bring added stress, and may cause negative health effects.

Myth #5: Assisted Living is just another way to say nursing home.

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Fact: Nursing homes and assisted living ( centers are often thought of as the same, however, their care options are much different. Nursing homes focus primarily on medical care, while assisted living centers focus not only on medical care but on well-being and comfort too.

Assisted living benefits go beyond the scope of even the most attentive family. Learn more about assisted living and the common myths associated with it here (

If you're looking for assisted living in Plymouth, Plymouth Terrace is the place for you!

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About Plymouth Terrace: Located in Plymouth, Michigan, Plymouth Terrace is a family owned senior living community that focuses on life enrichment in a nurturing and independent setting that stimulates the mind, body, and spirit. They understand the difficulty residents can have when searching for the right facility and been in business long enough to understand both the big picture and the critical details. Plymouth Terrace offers affordable Senior Housing for Independent and Assisted Living with two specialized Neighborhoods on one campus. Schedule a tour of Plymouth Terrace today –  to learn more, or call (734) 451-0700 to schedule a visit (!

Trey Litz

Source: Plymouth Terrace Senior Living
Filed Under: Health

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