FAQs: Answers to Alaska Assisted Living Questions

Moving a loved one from home care to assisted living or memory care doesn’t come without questions. It’s an important decision that involves considering the needs of older adults, the support provided by team members, and the quality of life residents can expect.

We encourage you to contact us with any questions. We’re real people who are happy to help. In the meantime, a lot of common questions are answered below.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about senior care at Baxter Senior Living.

No. Our Anchorage assisted living community is private pay. This payment structure gives residents more freedom and flexibility than in nursing homes where government insurance is accepted. Please contact us for more details about financing senior living in Alaska.

Absolutely! We offer short-term respite care options for families in Anchorage with a 30-day minimum.

Our care programs are just as unique as our residents themselves. Our team collaborates with health care professionals, the resident, and their families to create a comprehensive care plan to place each resident in the most appropriate apartment. Please contact us for the most current information.

Yes, we understand that pets are like family, so we allow pets in our Anchorage assisted living community. We do not offer pet care, and there are some restrictions, so please contact us for specifics.

The age requirement for assisted living at Baxter Senior Living is typically 65 years or better. However, we assess every individual’s needs on a case-by-case basis. We do not have age limits for residents living with us.

ADLs are the tasks that give people independence. Some seniors need help with a few of them to continue their autonomy. Our team members assist with various ADLs such as bathing, dressing, eating, mobility, and medication management to enhance residents’ quality of life. Incontinence care can be added for a small additional cost.

We develop personalized care plans by thoroughly assessing each resident’s health condition, preferences, and lifestyle. Our team collaborates with health care professionals, the resident, and their families to create a comprehensive care plan.

We offer a range of medical care services, including routine health check-ups, medication management, and coordination with health care providers. We also have a list of medical care vendors available for on-site services such as primary care providers, physical and occupational therapists, and hospice.

Yes, our trained team members can administer medications to residents as per their individual care plans.

We offer various dining options to cater to different dietary needs and preferences. Residents can enjoy nutritious meals in a communal dining area or [in] the comfort of their own apartments. Plus, we feature snacks, event food, a cafe, and more. As one of our residents says, “The food here is wonderful. We have a chef – who is a chef – who makes the most delicious meals.”

Scheduling a tour of Baxter Senior Living is easy and convenient. You can request a tour through our website by visiting the Contact page. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at (907) 865-3500 or info@baxterseniorliving.com. We offer both onsite tours and 3D virtual tours for your convenience.

A tour of Baxter Senior Living is an opportunity to experience our community firsthand. During the tour, you’ll have the chance to explore our spacious rooms, beautifully designed common areas, and various amenities. You’ll also meet some of our dedicated team and possibly a few residents. Remember, taking a tour is just about getting a feel for the place. There’s no obligation or pressure to make a decision right away, but we’re confident you’ll be impressed by what Baxter Senior Living offers Anchorage seniors.

Ask Us Questions About Senior Care Near You!

This transition is a time for a lot of questions – important questions even. Choosing an assisted living or memory care community in Anchorage should feel right. Our team at Baxter Senior Living can’t wait to help your family members.

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