Category: Assisted Living

What Is It Like Living in a California Retirement Community?

If you’re approaching retirement, you’ve likely given some thought to the next chapter of your life. Will you travel? Volunteer part-time? Move closer to the kids? The type of housing you’ll live in makes up a large part of that conversation. You could remain in your home or, for example, move to a private suite […]

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What Are My Long-Term Care Options?

Retirement and lifestyle changes never mean you stop pursuing your goals and ideal lifestyle. You simply reassess, re-evaluate and make choices based on what you need now and in the future. At no point is this truer than when you’re making long-term care and housing decisions. You want to live in a place where you’re […]

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When considering living options for older adults, it’s important to take medical needs into account. Some people require a high level of care whether due to a chronic illness, rehabilitation after surgery or something else. Other older adults live independently, and, while they don’t need extra care at present, they want to fully understand the […]

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Finding a great retirement community can feel overwhelming: There are over 22,000 housing options for older adults in the U.S., with different levels of amenities and styles of housing. If you’re thinking of relocating now that you’re retired, the search becomes even more complex as now you’ve got to figure out where you’d like to live. […]

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Ways to Help Family Adjust to a Senior Living Community

You want what is best for your parents at this stage in their life – to be safe and happy. However, helping your family adjust to their new home in a senior living community will require change, and change can be difficult. It should come as no surprise that individuals often feel hesitant when it […]

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Selecting a senior apartment floor plan that meets all your needs may seem daunting, especially when you have a lifetime accumulation of possessions and memorabilia to think about. As you prepare for your next move, we’ve compiled a few tips to help you find the best senior apartment floor plan to fit your needs and […]

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Signs You Should Consider an Assisted Living Community

The lifestyle of aging adults is vastly different today than it was just 20 years ago. Both men and women are living, and staying home, longer. Many are looking to retirement as a time of rest, relaxation, adventure and even luxury – all the things that are hard to find during career-building and child-rearing years. […]

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How to Talk to Your Parents About Aging

As your parents age, you may need to talk with them about a variety of issues, including finances, health and future living arrangements. Broaching sensitive, personal subjects is never easy, and you may feel intimidated about starting a conversation. You may be unsure if your parents will be receptive to talking through their plans, challenges […]

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For individuals who discover that their friend or family member requires supportive care, making a decision about a possible transition into a new senior living lifestyle can be challenging. A variety of options may be available, but choosing the best solution for you, a family member or friend can be complex. Even if you have […]

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