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The Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living in Deptford, New Jersey

March 8, 2021

Fox Trail Assisted Living, located in Deptford, New Jersey, offers high quality assisted living. In our assisted living community, we strive to make living as comfortable and enriching for our residents as possible. 

There are some big differences between assisted living and independent living, and as the time may be coming for you to make the decision for yourself or for a loved one, it is important to have all of the facts. 

Assistance with Daily Living and Services

Perhaps the most significant difference between Assisted Living and Independent Living are the services available. At Fox Trail Assisted Living, our residents enjoy a shared or private apartment located in a well-appointed, home-like residence. This allows for independence, provides strong socialization opportunities, and fosters a sense of security and community. Staff is always  available to help 24/7 with tasks such as grooming, bathing, cooking, medication management, activities and transportation. 

In Independent Living situations, residents do not have access to 24/7 on-site care, in fact any care provided typically comes from an outside source such as home health and requires hefty additional fees.


Clinical and Support Staff

Another difference between Assisted Living and Independent Living is access to on-site medical and nursing support. 

At Fox Trail Assisted Living, our staff provides care and nursing support twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, resulting in a safe and secure alternative living environment (as compared to Independent Living). 

Residents at Fox Trail Assisted Living of Deptford have day to day interactions with our clinical staff on every shift, access to a Registered Nurse daily, as well as a dedicated activities director whose calendar is packed full of activities designed and designated to facilitate social interactions amongst community members. This fosters a great sense of security for our residents, as well as their families.


Which is Right for You or Your Loved One?

Are you interested in learning more about Assisted Living in Deptford, New Jersey? 

Please call our Deptford, New Jersey assisted living community and speak with Executive Director, Sharon Gossner, at 856.517.0686


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