Pacifica Senior Living Blog

Day in the Life in a Pacifica Senior Living Assisted Living Community

Mar 30, 2023 2:11:08 PM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Assisted Living


Some of the biggest and most common questions we find when talking about Assisted Living surround the idea of what life will ‘actually’ be like for those living in one of our residences. Whether you or a loved one are looking to make the move to Assisted Living, knowing what you are getting into can help you determine if an Assisted Living care facility is right for you, and also prepare you for the move.

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Top 10 Questions about Assisted Living, Answered

Feb 28, 2023 2:55:49 PM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Assisted Living


Deciding when you or a loved one should make the move to a senior living community, and deciding what type of care or home they need can seem like a daunting or even overwhelming process. Between understanding different care options to knowing what to look for in a community, you and your family will likely have a lot of questions.

We have compiled a list of questions and answers for some of the most common questions associated with Assisted Living, to help you along your journey to finding the senior livingcare option that best suits your needs.

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What is Assisted Living?

Jan 3, 2023 4:48:50 PM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Assisted Living, Care Levels


Assisted Living is a Senior Living Care Level that offers aid to older adults who may need assistance with activities of daily living. Assisted Living is an in-between of sorts between Independent Living and a skilled nursing facility, nursing home or alternate health care facility. Assisted Living communities offer personal care services such as basic nursing care and assistance, housekeeping and home maintenance services, and prepared meals.

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Transitions Care: Moving from Assisted Living to Memory Care with Ease

Jul 20, 2022 9:34:04 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Assisted Living, Care Levels


At Pacifica Senior Living, providing the very best care to our residents is our number one priority. Whether it is in Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care, our team of committed caregivers and associates are always striving to make our residents feel at home, supported, and cared for each and every day.

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Explore Pacifica Senior Living's Care Levels

Apr 25, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Carly Dodd, Pacifica Senior Living posted in Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Care Levels


Senior living is definitely not a one size fits all offering. You might liken it to a piece of custom furniture; you pick the pattern, colors, style, and size but what suits you best might not be right for everyone. Such is the case with senior living.

Each individual brings their preferences, needs, and desires to the table in hopes of finding just the right accommodations to fit their lifestyle. So, how do you know where to start this search for the perfect senior sanctuary? Our overview will point you down the right path and get you started on your journey to senior living.

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Understanding the Difference Between Independent and Assisted Living

Apr 12, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Assisted Living, Independent Living


Whether you’re looking for long-term senior care for yourself or for a loved one, you may have a lot of questions as you evaluate your options. The right choice for each person depends on his or her unique daily needs and ideal retirement atmosphere. There are distinct differences between programs like Assisted Living and Independent Living, and we are here to help you understand the difference and find what works best for you or your loved one. 

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In-Home Care vs Assisted Living: What's Right for My Loved One?

Mar 23, 2022 8:15:08 AM / by Pacifica Senior Living posted in Assisted Living, Care Levels


For many people, there often comes a time when a close relative is no longer able to live successfully on their own. This often opens a confusing can of worms as families try to determine what course of action is best for their loved one. With so many options, such as in-home care, agencies, family caregiving, and nursing options, it can be hard to know where to start.

On top of that, there are so many aspects of care to consider. Caregivers may need to ensure a loved one receives proper nutrition, will have to consider medication management, or might have to factor in mobility issues. All these factors can be overwhelming, and often families do not know where to start.


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