Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community Think of a Continuing Care Retirement Community as a friendly village….or like a college campus for retirement living. Continuing Care Retirement Communities, also referred to as “CCRCs”, are a progressive way to age without having to move too far away from home. Most continuing care communities cover the entire…

by Stuart Mapes When you are choosing an independent living community to move to, you might not find one that is quite like home, but there may be one that is pretty close. Base your choice of independent living communities on your necessities and the lifestyle you have planned for retirement. Necessities: Think about meals—do…

continuing care retirement

Nobody likes moving. Even if it’s to a better living space or an exciting new city, the packing, transporting, unpacking, arranging, and acclimating can be just unbearable. So, do you really think seniors are any different? Luckily, there’s an option that can keep the hassle of moving to a minimum: Continuing Care Retirement Communities. These…

Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert: Independent Living Marketing Director for Clearwater Commons in Indianapolis, IN     Q: Why should we consider Independent Living when our mortgage is paid for?   A: This is the most common question asked. I know it probably seems like you are saving money staying in your home for as long as…

retire to charlottesville

Retirement Communities in Charlottesville, Virginia will help you retire in Style It’s not just for college students anymore! Charlottesville is also a wonderful place to retire. Not only are there plenty of great options for retirement communities and home care agencies, but there’s also plenty to do! In Charlottesville, you could spend your spring exploring…

north carolina

By Doug Callahan Ready to retire here in North Carolina? Well, that’s cause for celebration! There are plenty of good times ahead. In fact, the good folks at TopRetirements.com ranked North Carolina as Number 2 on their 2009 Best States For Retirement list. One major factor in choosing a place for retirement is the climate.…

winter safety

HOME HEATING SAFETY More home fires happen during the winter months than any other time of the year mainly due to home heating devices and people age 65 and older are three times more likely to die or be injured in a home fire as those younger. In addition, heating devices and household appliances that…

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