The cost of residing in a senior living community varies dramatically based on breadth of services, amenities, size of the residence, location…and sometimes the type of residency contract.
Many entry fee retirement communities offer residents the choice of a refundable entry fee as an alternative to a traditional, declining balance contract. Learn more about the trade-offs in this blog post from My LifeSite.
As a follow up to my recent blog posts on the challenges of comparing continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and comparing rental retirement communities to CCRCs, I wanted to share with you the different ways that the term "independent living" is used in the senior living industry. Spoiler alert: It is a phrase that is [...]
By Julia Wood The following story is part of a joint project between myLifeSite and Senior Correspondent where we ask people to report on their senior living decision process. When my husband and I retired from 40-year faculty careers, we were in our sixties, healthy and active, so we had no interest in a senior community. Maybe later, we [...]
By Janice Daniel The following story is part of a joint project between myLifeSite and Senior Correspondent where we ask people to report on their senior living decision process. 2003 was an important year for my husband, Dave, and me. That is when we first learned about CCRC’s. As we approached our senior years we knew it was vital to [...]
For seniors who are considering a CCRC and its many amenities, one of the must-haves is a high-quality meal plan and dining services. Learn more about how meal plan pricing works at CCRCs.