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When is the Right Time to Move to Senior Living?

When is the right time to move to senior living? Whether you’re considering a senior living community for yourself or a loved one, the decision is highly personal and depends on a number of factors. As your parents or other family members age, you may have the responsibility for initiating a talk with them about […]

Senior Living 101 Guide

If you are just beginning to consider senior living for yourself or a family member, the amount of information to process may seem daunting. To ensure that you make the best possible decision, it is important to understand the types of communities available to you, along with the services offered. We’ve compiled a “Senior Living […]

Benefits of Independent Living

Research has found that participating in challenging activities as we age may help keep our minds sharp and improve cognitive functioning to help maintain independence. Whether you are learning a new skill like photography or getting out of your comfort zone and meeting new people, activities that broaden your horizons provide multiple benefits. In an […]

Planning for the Cost of a Continuing Care Retirement Community

This article was originally published on financial-planning.com, an industry platform that offers essential analysis and insights for financial advisors and wealth managers. Financial planners and tax professionals suggest that moving to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can help manage and predict medical expenses as you age. For those who can afford the substantial entry […]

What is Included In The Cost Of Senior Living Communities?

It is easy to look at the cost of senior living communities and get caught up in sticker shock. You may even rule out certain options right away, thinking, “Mom could never afford that!” But you have to think of a senior living community in two parts: It is a place to live, and It […]

Comparing Costs of Senior Care Options

If you’ve read our other posts on how to pay for assisted living (or if you’ve just started looking into paying for senior care yourself), you know that it’s a complicated process. Assessing, preparing for and financing the costs of senior care isn’t always easy. And even when you have a firm grasp on pricing models and […]