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A residence that offers meals, social activities and housekeeping is referred to as "Supportive Living" by us.  

 

In Alberta, these residences are regulated under the Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act.  

 

Because of seniors’ preferences to be able to age in place, that is, to get additional services such as medication support, some bathing assistance and other light supports that involve or may involve a "laying on of hands", to be able to stay in that community and in the familiarity of friends and staff, or "age in place".  As soon as other supports are provided, such as care, they are required to comply with the Continuing Care Health Service Standards.buildings that offer these aging in place services are regulated.


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