As we age, the care we need increases. Many times, we try our best to stay at home as long as possible. While staying at home can keep us comfortable in the place we are most familiar with, it may not always be the best option. Assisted living communities can provide advantages that home care cannot, such as security, social activities and on-site medical facilities. This can not only help to lift your loved one’s spirit, but it can keep them living as independent as possible for as long as possible.