What to Look for and Questions to Ask When Touring Senior Living Communities

You’ve finally determined that the senior lifestyle is the right choice. Now you need to find a senior living community that meets your needs. Moving into a senior living community is a big step.  This is your next home, and you want to make the right decision. Finding a community that meets your needs takes… Continue reading What to Look for and Questions to Ask When Touring Senior Living Communities

Comparing the Cost of Senior Living With Staying at Home

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether to stay home or move to a senior living community. Many seniors remain in their homes for various reasons; they feel more comfortable and secure, closer to long-time friends and neighbors, and for financial reasons. It’s easy to assume that staying at home is significantly less… Continue reading Comparing the Cost of Senior Living With Staying at Home

A Look at the Care Options in Senior Living Communities

There’s no better time to consider senior living than now! The senior living industry is evolving and continuously improving to meet the high expectations and needs of the growing senior community. Whether you’re highly active, need a little assistance with personal care, or are recovering from an illness or injury, there’s a senior living option… Continue reading A Look at the Care Options in Senior Living Communities

Dispelling the Most Common Fears Seniors Have About Senior Living

More and more seniors are considering some form of senior living.  According to Senior Housing News, more than 30% of senior living communities have occupancy rates at or above 90%. Choosing to move into a senior living community is scary and emotional.  Seniors and their families often have a lot of fear and hesitation when… Continue reading Dispelling the Most Common Fears Seniors Have About Senior Living

Determining Your Needs and Wants in Senior Living

Whether buying a car, new furniture, or our next vacation spot, we all struggle to distinguish between our wants and needs. Choosing a senior living community is a major life decision, and finding a community that checks all the boxes can be difficult, especially with all the different types of communities, care offerings, and various… Continue reading Determining Your Needs and Wants in Senior Living

What a Day in the Life of a Memory Care Resident is Like

If you’re considering memory care for a loved one, you may be overwhelmed with the choices, and nervous about making the right decision. You want to ensure your loved one is happy and well cared for. Memory care is a type of long-term senior living care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of… Continue reading What a Day in the Life of a Memory Care Resident is Like

Tips for Paying for the Cost of Memory Care

Memory care communities have trained, qualified, and compassionate professionals who are there to help and support residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement, Alzheimer’s disease is the most expensive disease in America, costing more than heart disease and cancer. Caring for people with dementia is estimated… Continue reading Tips for Paying for the Cost of Memory Care

Tips for Funding Senior Living Expenses

Even the most well-planned retirement can take a hit with senior living expenses. Long-term care services are expensive, and the cost of quality senior living care is expected to increase.  According to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, you can expect to pay anywhere from $61,776 annually to $108,405 annually for senior living expenses. Your… Continue reading Tips for Funding Senior Living Expenses