Life plan retirement communities, also referred to as continuing care retirement communities or CCRCs, are a great option for many older adults who are seeking a low-maintenance lifestyle, social engagement, and a focus on other dimensions of wellness, and who find peace of mind knowing that the type of care services they may need in [...]
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. By Jim Patrick After retiring, my wife and I moved from our home in Seattle to Tucson, where we lived in an active senior retirement community and lived for [...]
To confirm that you meet the facility’s contractual health requirements, you may need to complete a health questionnaire and undergo a medical exam before moving to a CCRC. Why do they require this…and will you pass their test?
For most seniors, selling their home is the simplest, fastest solution to fund their CCRC entry fee, but if for whatever reason this isn’t the case for you, here are three other funding methods that could potentially be utilized.
The total amount of long-term care that older adults require, on average, may be longer than you think when you take into consideration all levels of care.
Well-known Yale economics professor and housing market analyst Robert Shiller published a fascinating article that appeared in the New York Times over the weekend titled, “Today’s Dream House May Not Be Tomorrow’s”. In the article Shiller highlights the idea that economic and demographic changes could have a dramatic impact on the future value of a home because they will dictate shifts towards new designs and types of communities, including continuing care retirement communities, or CCRCs.