It’s All Normal: The Array of Emotions Felt by New CCRC Residents

In last week’s blog post, I shared yet another study that has found that overall, people who choose to move to a retirement community, such as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life plan community) are happier and healthier than their counterparts who remain in their existing home. In that post, I did mention [...]

By |2023-08-03T09:42:05-04:00June 24th, 2019|

Resources to Reduce the Stress of Moving to a CCRC

People tell me all the time that one of the big hurdles holding them back from making a move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life plan community)—or really any retirement community—is not wanting to deal with all of their “stuff.” The thought of having to sort through a lifetime’s worth of furniture, [...]

By |2024-01-19T22:58:28-05:00April 1st, 2019|

“The Last Move”: Confronting Mortality with Your CCRC Decision

I recently heard an interesting story on Charlotte’s NPR station about the influx of people who are choosing to retire in North Carolina and the resulting need for more senior living and care options in the state. The piece discussed several new continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, or life plan communities) that are under construction [...]

By |2023-08-04T17:25:06-04:00October 29th, 2018|

Overcoming the Mental & Emotional Barriers of Downsizing

After a recent talk I gave at a retirement community, a guest came up to me and said he knows he wants to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), but the prospect of downsizing just feels so daunting to him. He explained that he has over 10 acres of land, a few animals, [...]

By |2023-08-03T09:42:56-04:00October 1st, 2018|

Ready to Sell? Tips for Preparing Your Home for the Real Estate Market

I’ve always loved this time of year. With the busy holidays over, the new year offers a sense of renewal and opportunity; it’s a great time to make a fresh start! Perhaps, after discussions with loved ones over the holidays, you've made the resolution to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life [...]

By |2023-08-03T09:44:42-04:00January 8th, 2018|
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