What is Assisted Living?

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A skilled nursing home, assisted living center, or staying at home? As a senior adult, finding the right living environment can be a difficult decision. 

There are many things to consider when choosing where you or your family member should live, and these factors are often complicated. You may wish to maintain their independence, while still requiring some medical assistance and daily support. Additionally, it can be difficult for family members to move into a caregiver role, even though they desire their loved ones to be well cared for and supported.  

For many senior adults, assisted living may be an excellent solution for finding the ideal situation. Assisted living centers can provide the perfect middle ground for both older adults and their families. 


Woodland Haus Assisted Living: Comfort and Independence for Senior Adults


Studies show that seniors need a family and community around them to combat loneliness, depression, and isolation. Socially isolated seniors are 60 percent more likely to have a decreasing quality of life. 

At USA Healthcare, we understand that you need comfort, independence, and community to thrive as a senior adult. We have premier healthcare centers throughout Alabama, including Woodland Haus Assisted Living, located in Cullman, AL. 

After reading through this blog, we hope that you feel more comfortable and confident in understanding assisted living centers and why Woodland Haus could be the perfect place for you to call home.


What is an Assisted Living Center?

Let’s start with the basics – what exactly is an assisted living center? Essentially, an assisted living community provides senior adults with personalized healthcare in a
comfortable, residential environment.

Typically, assisted living centers offer medication management and assistance with everyday activities, such as dressing or grooming. Most centers have services such as housekeeping, food, laundry, and transportation included for their residents. Assisted living centers also have staff members that are always available to help with residents’ health, safety, and support. 

However, assisted living centers are not the same as skilled nursing facilities. The main difference between the two is the level of daily care needed for the residents. In skilled nursing facilities, residents often require extensive care and around the clock monitoring. Because of this need, skilled nursing facilities can resemble a more institutionalized setting, such as a local hospital. 

Senior adults living in an assisted living center may only require help doing daily activities. Additionally, an assisted living center may look more like a cozy, community apartment complex for senior adults. 


Benefits of Woodland Haus 


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Woodland Haus is where senior adults can enjoy true independence, comfort, community, and an enhanced quality of life. Both you and your family won’t have to worry – immediate assistance is always close at hand whenever you need it.

Our most important value throughout all of our USA Healthcare centers is our relationships with our residents. At Woodland Haus, we are a family committed to providing our residents with kind, compassionate care. Our residents’ contentment and satisfaction are the driving force behind every decision we make for their health and daily lives.

Our goal is always to listen, deliver solutions, and enrich lives – one resident at a time. 

We have a beautiful, centrally-located facility with exceptional amenities and services, such as:

  • All-inclusive rates 
  • Spacious private rooms with private bath 
  • Electronic call system in each room/bath with 24-hour monitoring 
  • Door alarms 
  • Handrails 
  • Licensed nurses onsite 24 hours a day, seven days a week 
  • Physician on call
  • Medication assistance 
  • Close to doctor and hospital offices
  • Three family parlors 
  • Beautiful open courtyards and covered porch 
  • Housekeeping and laundry services 
  • Meets or exceeds all federal, state/local rules and regulations for safety 


With spacious, private furnished rooms, home-style meals, daily scheduled activities, and certified nurses always on campus, we’re confident that we provide all that you need to have a safe and comfortable living experience. 


Make A Home at Woodland Haus

At Woodland Haus Assisted Living, we understand the problems seniors and their families face. We offer a place where senior adults can enjoy true independence while still having the comfort and security of knowing help and assistance is always close at hand.

We provide the peace of mind that “Our Family” is always there to serve your loved one’s personal and health care needs for our residents’ family members. You will find an environment of care that exists at our facility and is practiced daily by our dedicated staff to assist each resident in maintaining their independence.

To schedule a tour of Woodland Haus and for admissions information, please call 256-739-2988 or contact us here.