Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72care contract, the resident’s monthly fee cannot change due to a change in the level of covered health care needed during the skilled-nursing-facility ben- efit period specified in the contract. Modified contracts may also include an enriched-housing/assisted-living benefit (if this service is offered by the community). If included in the con- tract, the resident’s monthly fee cannot change due to a need for enriched- housing/assisted-living services during this covered benefit period. When the contract’s health-care-facility days have been exhausted, the resident must then pay a market or per diem rate if additional skilled-nursing-care days (or enriched-housing/assisted-living days) are needed. Fee-for-service contracts Fee-for-service continuing-care con- tracts include independent housing, residential amenities such as scheduled transportation and social activities, and access to a continuum of long- term-care services. The long-term-care services, enriched-housing/assisted- living and skilled-nursing-facility care are available on a fee-for-service or per diem basis. There is no long-term-care benefit included in the contract; the resident pays for long-term care if and when needed. Senior housing (assisted living) Assisted living is an alternative (created in the 1990s) to the CCRC independent-living concept. It is not appropriate for people who need 24- hour nursing care. Instead, assisted liv- ing is more of a philosophy of care that promotes the residents’dignity. These facilities provide supervision and assistance with activities of daily living, coordination of services by out- side health-care providers and monitor- ing of resident activities that ensure their health, safety and well-being. Jewish resource: Kivel Manor As- sisted Living Center, Senior housing (skilled-nursing/long-term care) A nursing home is normally the high- est level of care for older adults outside of a hospital. Nursing homes provide what is called custodial care and help with their activities of daily living, including getting in and out of bed, and providing assistance with feeding, bath- ing and dressing. However, nursing homes differ from other senior housing options in that they also provide a high level of medi- cal care. A licensed physician supervises each patient’s care and a nurse or other medical professional is almost always on the premises. Skilled-nursing care is available on site, usually 24 hours a day. Other medical professionals, such as occupational or physical therapists, are also available.This allows the delivery of medical procedures and therapies on site that would not be possible in other housing. Skilled nursing is usually used to describe a Medicare stay for an acute SENIOR RESOURCES La Siena: Living life to the fullest When it’s time to choose a senior living community, individ- uals and couples want a place where a new address doesn’t have to mean a different way of life. La Siena, an SRG Senior Living Community, allows residents to continue their vibrant lifestyles in a beautiful, luxurious setting. The community offers plenty of lifestyle options, including multiple one- and two-bedroom floorplans as well as indepen- dent and licensed assisted living care. The residences are well- appointed with stylish features such as stainless steel appli- ances, granite countertops and walk-in closets, to name a few. La Siena offers everything you need to live life to the fullest. The Tuscan-themed setting is an elegant backdrop to the wide range of activities and ameni- ties the community has to offer. On any given day, residents can take a dip in the swimming pool, eat a gourmet meal in the Grand Canal restaurant, catch a movie at the Venetian Theater, work out at the fitness center, meet a friend at Bud’s Pub, do a little shopping at the La Siena Market or practice their swing on the putting green. And if that’s not enough, La Siena’s convenient north central Phoe- nix location puts residents only a short ride from some of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment options. Schedule a tour today to discover all that La Siena has to offer. You’ll be glad you did! La Siena is located at 909 E. Northern Ave., Phoenix 85020. Call 602-910-6319 or visit ADVERTORIAL Community Directory 2017 61