Assisted Living for Couples: Can Couples Live Together in Senior Living Communities?

Sep 28, 2023

As you’re examining the types of senior living and care options, you’ll likely see different types like assisted living and memory care. You know that you and your spouse don’t need specialized care found in a nursing home or long-term care in a skilled nursing community. But as you examine senior living options for couples, you may recognize that one or both of you need additional support that assisted living can provide.

You’ve spent much of your life with your spouse by your side, so if one of you needs some additional help, you might be wondering if assisted living can work for your circumstances and allow you both to live together. Plus, knowing that you have your spouse by your side can be a huge comfort, and help avoid isolation.

Take a look at assisted living for couples and how you can move in with your significant other and enjoy this new chapter in your lives.


Why Do Couples Love Assisted Living at Quartet?

Couples thrive together in Assisted Living at Quartet. Here are just a few examples of the amenities and services that all residents enjoy:

  • Three delicious meals a day
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Laundry services twice a week
  • 24-hour emergency response system
  • Team members on site at all times


Examples of our community amenities include:

  • Outdoor dining and patios
  • Walking paths
  • Harmony Wellness Center
  • Quartet Theater
  • Aria Salon & Barber
  • Opus Art Studio


There’s always an opportunity to meet new people and make plans with friends. Whether you’re going to play Wii Bowling or join in on the fun of an afternoon social, your schedule is all about you.


Assisted Living for Couples: Understanding Your Options

At Quartet Senior Living, our robust Assisted Living community offers a variety of apartment floor plans to suit the needs of residents. For couples, a two-bedroom apartment is the perfect choice because you have an extra room for an office, personal library, or extra sitting room–it’s all up to you.

The spacious two-bedroom apartments at Quartet have several floor plan options:

  • The Sandborn – 845 square feet
  • The Derby – 865 square feet
  • The Cambridge – 915 square feet
  • The Ellsworth – 940 square feet
  • The Shelby – 940 square feet
  • The Randall – 979 square feet
  • The Andover – 980 square feet


After you’ve found the apartment plan that works best for you, it’s time to personalize it. Here are some decorating tips to help you get started.

Then, you can look forward to everything your senior living community has to offer each day. Your apartment will be in close proximity to the community’s amenities, so you’re always close to the next fun community activity, whether it’s live music, a social gathering, or an interesting lecture.

With all these offerings at your fingertips, you will lead an engaging and fulfilling life with your spouse in our Assisted Living community.


How Couples Can Receive Different Care

Quartet develops a personalized plan for each person in Assisted Living to assess where they need support and where they don’t, so you only pay for the health services you require. Both are equally important so you can get the assistance you need to live well while also remaining as independent as possible.

Since assisted living is tailored to your specific needs, you and your spouse could have different levels of care and health services. You can both receive can get the health support you need while living together in Assisted Living.


What Kind of Support Can You Receive in Assisted Living?

You receive support with activities of daily living, or ADLs. These activities are what you need to do each day to function and maintain a high quality of life. ADLs include:

  • Dining assistance
  • Mobility
  • Bathing/Dressing/Grooming


At Quartet, we understand that needs can change. Your personalized care plan is flexible and can adjust should you require additional support like the following:

  • Medication management
  • Diabetes management 
  • Transferring
  • Nebulizers 


You’ll always have peace of mind that the care you need is available at Quartet, allowing you to age in place.

senior couple speaking with a caregiver who is taking notes on a clipboard

Assisted Living for Couples at Quartet

Here at Quartet Senior Living, we ensure that our Assisted Living residences and community are perfect for senior couples. Give us a call and schedule a tour to see for yourself!