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Overcoming Adult Children’s Objections to Your Senior Living Plans

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes time spent with family. Over the next few weeks, many people will savor some quality together time, but for some, it also can be a time of fraught conversations — think politics, religion, or relationship status. But there’s one conversation that is worth having, even [...]

By |November 28th, 2023|

Uniting The Emotional & The Rational In Senior Living Decisions

We all make countless decisions every day. Some are mundane, like what to have for breakfast. Others are much more consequential, like choosing a career, picking a life partner, or getting that tattoo. At the heart of every decision we make, there is a thought process that takes into account risks and rewards, past experiences, [...]

By |November 21st, 2023|

Are CCRC Tax Deductions Only Available at Non-Profit CCRCs?

As we’ve written about in the past, residents of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs or “life plan communities”) often are able to take a tax deduction on a portion of their monthly fee (and even on any non-refundable portion of the entry fee in the first year). This deduction is available under Section 213 of [...]

By |November 14th, 2023|

Is Retirement in Florida Right for You?

As temperatures begin to drop in many areas of the country, some older people may start to ponder if spending their retirement in Florida might be the way to go. For so-called “snowbirds” who have already made this senior living decision, cooler weather is a sure sign that it’s time for their annual trip south [...]

By |November 7th, 2023|

How Some Grocery Stores Are Helping Alleviate Loneliness

The University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation conducted a National Poll on Healthy Aging (NPHA) in January 2023, which asked 2,563 people between the ages of 50 and 80 about their social connections and any feelings of isolation they were experiencing in their lives. The poll’s findings revealed that many older people, [...]

By |October 31st, 2023|

Why Isn’t Senior Living Pricing Shown on More Communities’ Websites?

In recent years, there has been a shift in mindset among senior living providers about showing pricing on their websites. In the past, you would rarely find senior living pricing clearly displayed on a community’s website. This was no oversight; it was a conscious choice based on an understanding of most people’s decision-making process. On [...]

By |October 24th, 2023|
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