When you think of a “senior living community”, what comes to mind? Most likely, the images that pop into your head are those of assisted living or skilled nursing. In reality, there are many different types and levels of senior living yet they are often clumped together. Independent Living is an area that is often misunderstood. Those images that typically come to mind when you think of senior living, don’t really apply here. In this article, we’ll briefly break down the different types of senior living and discuss what makes Independent Living different.