A residential community designated for occupancy by older adults. Although generally established for independent living, community bylaws often indicate minimum age requirements for residents. Activities and amenities are provided by the community for the benefit of the residents.
Retirement Communities Articles
CCRCs: The Sophisticated Way to Age In Place
Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) promise to care for you for the rest of your life, but they do so for a price.4 Comments
Questions and Answers About Independent Living Communities
Also known as retirement communities, independent living enables self-sufficient seniors to enjoy a social atmosphere, amenities, services and activities without any of the responsibilities and maintenance that come with home ownership.3 Comments
3 Types of Independent Living for Seniors
As people age, they often consider simplifying their living arrangements. Seniors who are still physically and mentally capable of living independently and enjoy the companionship of their peers should consider moving to an independent living community.15 Comments
Elders and Sex: Is it Ok for Elderly in Nursing Homes to Have Sex?
Is it OK for elderly people in nursing homes to have sex? What happens when your elderly mom or dad falls in love with another senior at the nursing home or assisted living facility? When there's promiscuity in the nursing home, where do staff step in?17 Comments
Retirement Communities Questions
With a POA can I stay at my mothers house in a 55 and older community while she is in the hospital?29 Answers
Retirement home says father is not a good fit and he (they) would be happier if he left. He is putting increasing stress on staff. Advice?39 Answers
If mom gets kicked out, can I refuse to house her?5 Answers
Independent living buildings and Covid 19; any thoughts?6 Answers