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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes: Costs and Types of Care

Many people mistakenly use the terms nursing home and assisted living interchangeably, but they describe two care environments that differ widely in cost, services, and living styles.
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Ryan Molloy

Ryan has years of experience researching and testing products that help people successfully age in place. After years of working for various publications such as Boston Magazine and The Believer, he has found his home at The Senior List, writing about all things related to caregiving and senior healthcare.