Retirement Communities

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.

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  • 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.

  • Questions and Answers About Independent Living

    Independent living within a planned retirement community gives elders the chance to participate in community life, pursue activities based entirely on their interests and preferences and dine at restaurants if they don't want to cook.

  • Questions & Answers About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

    Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) offer independent living, assisted living, nursing care, rehabilitative services on a single campus to accomodate seniors as they age and their housing and health care needs change.

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  • Understanding Senior Housing Options

    Understanding senior housing options will help you assess your elderly parent’s needs and make the best senior living choice. Learn about assisted living, skilled nursing, independent living, continuing care retirement communities and home care.

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