Comparing Senior Living In The US To Senior Living In Europe

  • May 04, 2022 BY  Anthem Seniors
  • Anthem Senior Living

The United States of America has a well-deserved reputation as the world’s healthcare leader. Although other countries may have a collection of specialists specializing in a certain technique or area of medicine, such as arthroscopic knee restoration in Germany or vision and eye surgeries in Japan, the United States is considered as delivering the most qualified medical professionals.

While senior living, assisted living, and memory care services aren’t delivered in a traditional clinical environment, most communities do provide some medical care to residents. The nature of the services varies depending on the individual needs of each resident, but they often range from medication administration and basic nursing care to having a neurologist on-site to assess and treat people with moderate cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s, or dementia. Of course, different facilities and communities provide different levels of care.

North Phoenix Assisted Living provides superior quality service to its residents in a pristine environment. The benefits have been well documented when compared to seniors living at home or in the custody of their families; elders in the control of specialists and in communities designed to improve their lives are generally healthier and happier than elders living at home with their families. It’s worth noting that many European countries’ senior care answer is for families to care for their elderly relatives at home. As a result, the citizens of different countries have varying levels of care.

Despite having the biggest proportion of geriatric citizens of any of the countries on this list, Sweden has a low ratio of assisted living residents to senior citizens. However, as more people transition from acute hospitals to assisted living facilities, the number of people entering nursing homes is growing, with many of them suffering from chronic illnesses, dementia, or fatal illnesses. Services at assisted living homes in the U.K are provided primarily on payment rather than on the needs of the residents. While Italy has a universal health-care system, one item it does not cover is long-term care for the elderly.

Senior living communities in the United States are classified in nearly 30 different ways. Although the distinctions between some of these classes are minor, it is crucial to assess how well the elderly space in the United States has been built and managed. Individuals are distinct, and lumping everyone into a common answer, as European nations have done, is not in the individual’s best interests. North Phoenix Assisted Living can ensure that elders are happy and healthy in homes by providing a variety of choices and opportunities. If you or a family member is looking for a mature community in North Phoenix where they can live happily, enjoy comfortable private apartments with expert assisted living care, or benefit from close interaction with memory care specialists, please contact us to schedule a tour or request more information.