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The place my 94 year old FIL put a deposit on and then changed his mind was both. He would have been getting a room that was independent living but could be changed to an assisted living unit when he needed it but it would cost more when the time came. It was one bedroom, family room and very large kitchenette. Not all the units at this place were classified as being both. They treated us to lunch as part of their sales pitch and it was very good.


Why did he change his mind? The places we know all charge more for assisted living, then yet more for "memory care" (means you're senile or ALZ), and much more for nursing care. The "memory care" facilities are typically locked, for the protection of the residents (Inmates?)

... You referred to "a room" which threw me. You meant to say "an apartment."
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