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Is “Aging Independently” a Myth?

I read an article recently from PBS Newshour entitled “How to Stay Out of a Nursing Home and Age Independently.” It discusses a recent study out of Sweden that identified several factors that predicted a senior’s likelihood of living independently into their 80s. Some may call this "aging independently." The study’s lead author, geriatrician Kristin Franzon, [...]

By |2021-06-25T11:10:26-04:00August 21st, 2017|

What is a “Continuum of Care”?

If you have been looking at various senior living options, including continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also called life plan communities), you have likely heard or seen the term “continuum of care” used. It’s an important concept when it comes to the variety of services provided by retirement communities, but I find it is also [...]

By |2017-10-31T16:29:51-04:00July 10th, 2017|

CCRC vs. Rental Retirement Community: What Are the Differences?

According to Pew Research Center, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers turned 65 today, and about that same number will reach retirement age every day for the next decade. That’s a lot of retirees! And that’s one of the reasons the retirement living industry is booming in our country with more and more senior living communities opening [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:48:09-04:00June 26th, 2017|

4 Key Factors of the CCRC Decision Process

Making a decision about senior living is among the biggest choices you will make in your life…It’s way up there on the list anyway! Perhaps you have already decided that you want the long-term security of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, also called a life plan community), but there are so many things to [...]

By |2021-04-18T07:39:20-04:00March 27th, 2017|
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