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Are there senior apartments that are handicap accessible?

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A large number of senior assisted living communities are handicap accessible. Each community has different facilities. Some of the units in assisted living villages are apartments while others are rooms or standalone cottages.

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Are there senior apartments that are handicap accessible?
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Senior living apartments are typically open to people either over the age of 55 or 62. They often offer walk-in showers with safety bars or seats, transportation to shops or medical facilities, and housekeeping services. It's important to ask whether a senior's apartment is handicap accessible, because even if these amenities are not needed at present, they might be necessary in the future. One way to find apartments for seniors is to search on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development website.

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