Thirteen percent of Americans over age 65 are still working or looking for work, according to a 2013 survey conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Some seniors keep working late into their 60s to maximize Social Security payments, while others do so out of necessity. Regardless of which group you’re in,…

assisted living in columbus

Check out the list of events for any assisted living in Columbus, and you’ll think you’re looking at the activities calendar for a cruise ship. You’ll find everything from yoga classes to card games to trips to a variety of interesting locations. That’s because staff members at these communities know that seniors who are interacting…

retirement communities

What More Could You Need? Leaving your home, where you’ve lived for years, can be difficult. When you finally decide to pack up and move to a retirement community, wouldn’t it be nice to know that—despite how much care you need down the road—you’ll never have to move again? What Are Continuing Care Retirement Communities…

Looking for retirement options in Columbus, Ohio?  You’ve come to the right place!  Along with our helpful list of resources for the Columbus area, we’ve compiled the top 10 reasons to retire to Columbus, Ohio. 1) Amazing Retirement Communities Columbus has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for the carefree lifestyle of an Active Adult…

By Lauren Hill A recent study performed by MetLife on financial elder abuse reported that losses from the financial fraud of seniors in 2010 soared to a staggering annual total of $2.9 billion.   This total showed a 12 percent increase from 2008.  Studies like this one seem to indicate that con artists have recognized vulnerabilities…

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…