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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Sex in Retirement Communities—Who Decides What's Proper?

    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? Where do staff step in and decide what is proper and what is not?

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