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Active Senior Living Communities in Alaska

Older adults often require assistance in their daily lives, but many seniors are independent enough to take care of their own needs. These older adults are prime candidates for active living communities, where seniors have access to healthcare resources while maintaining their active lifestyles. Active living communities are similar to traditional retirement homes, retirement centers and senior apartments. The defining characteristic of an active living community is an emphasis on healthy, physical activities such as biking, swimming, walking, tennis and golf.


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Regular exercise is crucial for seniors to live long, healthy and comfortable lives. Activities such as walking, biking and hiking strengthen the heart, lungs and the body's muscular systems. There is also a strong social element in physical activity. Many active living communities offer exercise classes, walking groups and other social events where seniors can make friends while enjoying the benefits of physical fitness. Unfortunately, many seniors become isolated and lonely as they advance through old age. The opportunities presented in active living communities help to prevent feelings of isolation from occurring.

Active living communities offer several choices for living arrangements. Residents may live alone or with roommates, and they can often choose to reside in apartments, condominiums, cottages and bedroom-style units. These communities offer a neighborhood setting where residents develop relationships with seniors who live around them. In addition to the benefits of independent life, active living communities offer catered dinners, shopping trips and other events for residents to socialize and have fun. People who live in active living communities enjoy all the freedoms of living on their own; they also have the benefit of organized exercise and communal events. Active living communities may also offer living assistance to those residents who need it. It's common for seniors to require some help with cooking, cleaning and other day-to-day tasks. Older adults who live in active living communities don't need to move into assisted living centers when they reach the point of needing a helping hand. Some active living communities maintain their own landscaping, meal preparation and homecare services, while others contract with other companies to provide these important services. Residents also have access to free health education, nutritional information, medical screenings and more.

Costs for active living communities vary by each community's size and region. Residents of these communities can expect to pay anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 per month for their homes.

Alaska Regional Hospital Transitional Care - Anchorage

Alaska Regional Hospital Transitional Care

Alaska Regional Hospital Transitional Care offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Anchorage Pioneers Home - Anchorage

Anchorage Pioneers Home

Anchorage Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Bayview Terrace Senior Housing - Kodiak

Bayview Terrace Senior Housing

Bayview Terrace Senior Housing offers Senior Care in Kodiak, AK.

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Cedar Creek - Anchorage

Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Chuda House - Kenai

Chuda House

Chuda House offers Senior Care in Kenai, AK.

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Cook Inlet Housing - Anchorage

Cook Inlet Housing

Cook Inlet Housing offers Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Cordova Community Med Center-Skilled Nursing - Cordova

Cordova Community Med Center-Skilled Nursing

Cordova Community Med Center-Skilled Nursing offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Cordova, AK.

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Denali Nursing Center - Fairbanks

Denali Nursing Center

Denali Nursing Center offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Fairbanks, AK.

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Downtown Care - Fairbanks

Downtown Care

Downtown Care offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Fairbanks, AK.

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Fairbanks Pioneers Home - Fairbanks

Fairbanks Pioneers Home

Fairbanks Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Fairbanks, AK.

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Friendship Terrace - Homer

Friendship Terrace

Friendship Terrace offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Homer, AK.

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Glacier View - Seward

Glacier View

Glacier View offers Senior Care in Seward, AK.

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Golden Ages - Fairbanks

Golden Ages

Golden Ages offers Senior Care in Fairbanks, AK.

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Heritage Place Nursing Home - Soldotna

Heritage Place Nursing Home

Heritage Place Nursing Home offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Soldotna, AK.

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Juneau Pioneers Home - Juneau

Juneau Pioneers Home

Juneau Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Juneau, AK.

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Ketchikan Gen Hospital Long-Term Care - Ketchikan

Ketchikan Gen Hospital Long-Term Care

Ketchikan Gen Hospital Long-Term Care offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Ketchikan, AK.

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Ketchikan Pioneers Home - Ketchikan

Ketchikan Pioneers Home

Ketchikan Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Ketchikan, AK.

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Kodiak Island Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility - Kodiak

Kodiak Island Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility

Kodiak Island Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Kodiak, AK.

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Lakeside Terrace - Seldovia

Lakeside Terrace

Lakeside Terrace offers Senior Care in Seldovia, AK.

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Marlow Manor Assisted Living - Anchorage

Marlow Manor Assisted Living

Marlow Manor Assisted Living offers a Retirement Community, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Mary Conrad Center - Anchorage

Mary Conrad Center

Mary Conrad Center offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Mountain View Manor - Petersburg

Mountain View Manor

Mountain View Manor offers Senior Care in Petersburg, AK.

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New Concept - Anchorage

New Concept

New Concept offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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North Slope Borough-Senior Health Services - Barrow

North Slope Borough-Senior Health Services

North Slope Borough-Senior Health Services offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Barrow, AK.

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Northern Lighthouse Assisted - Anchorage

Northern Lighthouse Assisted

Northern Lighthouse Assisted offers a Retirement Community, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Palmer Pioneers Home - Palmer

Palmer Pioneers Home

Palmer Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Palmer, AK.

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Parkside Assisted Living - Anchorage

Parkside Assisted Living

Parkside Assisted Living offers Assisted Living, a Retirement Community, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Petersburg Medical Center-Long-Term Care - Petersburg

Petersburg Medical Center-Long-Term Care

Petersburg Medical Center-Long-Term Care offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Petersburg, AK.

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Providence Extended Care Center - Anchorage

Providence Extended Care Center

Providence Extended Care Center offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Providence Horizon House - Anchorage

Providence Horizon House

Providence Horizon House offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Anchorage, AK.

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Providence Wesley Care Center - Seward

Providence Wesley Care Center

Providence Wesley Care Center offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Seward, AK.

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Quyanna Care Center - Nome

Quyanna Care Center

Quyanna Care Center offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Nome, AK.

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Sea View Terrace - Ketchikan

Sea View Terrace

Sea View Terrace offers Senior Care in Ketchikan, AK.

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Sitka Pioneers Home - Sitka

Sitka Pioneers Home

Sitka Pioneers Home offers Assisted Living, Senior Care in Sitka, AK.

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South Peninsula Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility - Homer

South Peninsula Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility

South Peninsula Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Homer, AK.

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Sunset View Retirement Living - Cordova

Sunset View Retirement Living

Sunset View Retirement Living offers Senior Care in Cordova, AK.

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Valdez Senior Citizens Housing Facility - Valdez

Valdez Senior Citizens Housing Facility

Valdez Senior Citizens Housing Facility offers Senior Care in Valdez, AK.

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Wildflower Court Nursing Home - Juneau

Wildflower Court Nursing Home

Wildflower Court Nursing Home offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Juneau, AK.

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Williwa Manor-Wasilla Senior Housing - Wasilla

Williwa Manor-Wasilla Senior Housing

Williwa Manor-Wasilla Senior Housing offers Senior Care in Wasilla, AK.

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Wrangell Hospital Long-Term Care - Wrangell

Wrangell Hospital Long-Term Care

Wrangell Hospital Long-Term Care offers Skilled Nursing/Nursing Home Facilities Senior Care in Wrangell, AK.

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