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10 Points to Consider If You Plan to Stay in Your Current Home as You Age

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” —George Augustus Moore, Irish novelist Even after going on a wonderful trip or vacation, I’m always happy to return to my own community, my house, my bed. I imagine many of you feel the same way. Our [...]

By |August 16th, 2022|

Elder Guardianship and Legal Documents That Can Protect Seniors

Who would make legal, medical, or financial decisions for you if you were no longer able to make them for yourself? This is a question that all seniors should consider before such a situation arises. Failing to discuss this with your loved ones and put your wishes into writing can lead to an array of [...]

By |August 9th, 2022|

How Do CCRC Payment Structures Work?

A continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life plan community) is a senior living option that offers residents a range of independent living choices but also provides a continuum of long-term care services including assisted living or skilled nursing care if later needed. In addition to the many social and wellness opportunities afforded to CCRC residents, [...]

By |August 2nd, 2022|

The Best of Both Worlds: A Smaller CCRC Unit Can Be a Big Win

In our “super-sized” world, we have been conditioned to want the biggest piece of pie, the biggest vehicle, and of course the biggest home. We’ve been taught that such grandiosity is a sign of prosperity and success. But is bigger always better when it comes to senior living residences? Could a smaller independent living unit [...]

By |July 27th, 2022|

CCRCs Can Help Seniors Overcome Obstacles to Physical Activity

In the upper half of the country, summertime presents many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. While such physical activity has an array of health benefits for seniors, many people become increasingly inactive as they age, often as the result of chronic conditions or mobility limitations. In fact, according to the CDC, by the age of [...]

By |July 19th, 2022|

Why Socialization May Be CCRCs’ Top Selling Point Post-Pandemic

The senior living industry is experiencing an occupancy rebound following two challenging years spurred by the pandemic. But the reasons behind this rebound might surprise some. Assisted living sees a solid occupancy boost According to the latest quarterly occupancy data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC), which provides market data [...]

By |July 12th, 2022|
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