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For Catholics, there are several Catholic assisted living facilities in the state of Idaho that open the door to this faith based senior living community while helping seniors stay truly connected to their faith.

Cost of Catholic Assisted Living in Idaho

Catholic assisted living facilities in Idaho are less expensive than the average that the average US cost of $4,000 per month, and this is true in almost every city across the state. The statewide average cost of assisted living in Idaho is $3,500, but this is one outlier in Lewiston, where the average rate jumps to just shy of $5,000 per month. The largest concentration of well rated Catholic assisted living facilities is based in and around Boise, ID, at their costs are almost spot-on with the US average.

Amenities in Catholic Assisted Living Communities in Idaho

For most seniors, the idea of giving up their home and downsizing into an assisted living facility is a difficult decision to get their heads around. It can feel for some, like giving up and preparing for the end, rather than an opportunity to experience a new and exciting phase in their life’s journey. Faith helps allay these fears and Catholic assisted living facilities make faith a fulfilling centerpiece in the care services they provide. This is a holistic approach to care that treats the body, the mind and the soul, in equal parts.

Catholic Retirement Communities in Idaho - Religious Amenities

Catholic assisted living facilities in Idaho provide an immersive experience for the faithful, beginning with décor. It all starts with the prominent display of the Cross and articles of devotion that help seniors stay focused on their faith in God. And then there are the many little thing are taken for granted, until they go missing, like a simple “God Bless You” when someone sneezes, or a prayer of thanksgiving before each meal.

As the parish church was, the chapel in the Catholic assisted living facilities plays an important anchoring role for the faithful. Each of these centers will have a consecrated space where masses are offered, where confessions are heard and where seniors can come whenever they feel the need to talk with God. These centers will also have the benefit of regular visits by parish priests, nuns and lay ministers that can address the needs of the faithful, whether in times of crisis or not.

It is often true that as the faithful are working and worried about the everyday things that typically consume our lives, they find it hard to set time aside to truly follow their faith. It isn’t that they have lost faith. It’s just that they’ve stumbled a bit in setting priorities. Retirement allows seniors the time they need to fully embrace their faith in a far deeper and more meaningful way. Programs offered in Catholic assisted living facilities in Idaho provide seniors with the tools they need to make it happen. It can take the form of prayer groups and bible studies, or a series of guest speakers and visiting priests that help bring new perspectives and greater understanding. Or, it could be a series of community outreach programs and volunteer programs where seniors have the opportunity to give back to the community. It is these things that make Catholic assisted living facilities truly unique and important for Catholic seniors.

Catholic Senior Living in Idaho - General Amenities

When an elderly adult gets to that point in life where it becomes obvious that they need help, there are few places that can offer more than a good assisted living facility and for the faithful, a Catholic assisted living facility is by far, the very best choice. This is because assisted living is primarily about compassionate care, and for the faithful, there can be no better source for such care, than from a team of caregivers that share the Catholic faith.

Assisted daily living, (ADL’s), is where is all begins. Seniors will be able to count on direct assistance with personal care tasks, including dressing, grooming, bathing and using the toilet. They will have helping getting all around the senior living facility as each day unfolds. If needed, assisted living residents will have someone to help them eat, administer their medications, and provide them with important reminders that help with things like incontinence.

Assisted living facilities will provide great meals, 3 times a day. These are always guided by dieticians that ensure each senior is eating healthy, but they are also prepared and presented by professionals that understand how important meal time can be. Food is more than just sustenance. It is an opportunity to enjoy time with friends around the table that help make each meal a rewarding experience.

No matter how much fun it may be to share time with others in the assisted living facility, everyone needs to spend alone time to just relax, unwind and sleep. This is where the private residence comes in and each qualified assisted living facility will offer a mix of living options. In smaller senior homes, this could be a bedroom with a bath or make a shared room with one other senior. In larger senior living facilities, there will be a combination of shared rooms, studio suites and one- or two-bedroom apartments. Prices will vary based on the living space each senior selects. This is commonly referred to as the rental expense part of the total assisted living facility monthly bill.

Living spaces will be different for seniors in need of memory care. Memory care centers in Idaho will still provide private spaces but in a more secure environment, that is safer and less distracting. Senior residents of memory care facilities may also enjoy a unique dining space and activity spaces that are also under a bit more supervision and are more focused on specific tasks.

In Idaho State, there are at least a few Catholic assisted living facilities that are pet friendly, so for those seniors that have a trusted companion or maybe a prescribed personal care animal, they will find assisted living facilities that are prepared to welcome them both.

It may be viciously cold outside, but Idaho’s Catholic assisted living facilities are plenty warm on the inside.

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