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What Kind of Housing Do I Need?
Senior Housing Listing Type Descriptions
55+ and 62 + Communities:
Age-restricted to residents at least 55 or 62 years old.
An active Adult community is an Apartment community or a housing development that caters to 55+ adults who don't need any medical assistance or services such as transportation, or prepared meals.
Multi-family housing; may be for all ages or seniors only.
Homes for Sale or Rent:
Single-family houses that may or may not be for seniors only.
Manufactured Homes for Sale or Rent:
Factory-built houses, on a permanent chassis, installed on site.
Complexes with dining, housekeeping, transportation, activities.
For personal help with daily activities like bathing, dressing, meds.
Memory care, often with medical staff, for dementia patients.
Tiered options, from independent to assisted, to age in place.
Skilled nursing facilities that offer 24-hour medical support.
Low-Income Senior Housing:
Subsidized housing for seniors earning below set income limits.