Senior apartments and communities are great for individuals who can manage most of their own needs and are able to request help as needed. Independent Living communities provide meals, transportation, a wide range of activities for seniors and full size apartments for living. Services will vary as will cost. Apartments can start under $1000/month and run as high as $4000 or more for large 2 bedroom apartments or villas, with full service dining, utilities, and amenities like a pool, store, physical therapy and workout room. Most can offer limited subcontracted assistance with personal care or medication management but do not have healthcare staff on site 24/7.