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How to Pay for Senior Living

How to Pay for Senior Living Making the decision to move to senior living can be a tough one. Even if you’re sold on its multitude of benefits, cost is...

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Comparing Buy-In vs. Rental Senior Living Communities

Buy-In or Rental Senior Living: Which One is Best for You? As if making the decision to move to senior living isn’t difficult enough emotionally, navigating all the details and...

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Comparing the Costs of Aging at Home versus Senior Living

When asked where we want to spend our golden years most of us would say at home. Emotionally, there is no comparison – home is where the heart is right?...

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How to Make Senior Living More Affordable

Can senior living really be affordable? Most of us would assume the answer is no. With the cost of care continuing to rise and communities catering to lifestyle (an upscale...

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Senior Living Now and Then: Not Your Grandma’s Rest Home

Most people have at least one memory of visiting a grandparent or other senior in an “old folk’s home,” and it may not be one that inspires them to want...

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Family Conversations: How to Talk to Your Parents about Senior Living Care

At some point, many families are faced with the reality that caring for an elderly parent has become too difficult for caregivers, or the parent needs more care than they...

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Senior Living Community

One of the biggest decisions to make in retirement is where to live. More and more seniors are embracing senior living communities that offer independent living as well as the...

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10 Questions to Ask When Touring Senior Living Communities

When comparing senior living communities, the culmination of the research is often the onsite tour. To make the most of a senior living community tour, be prepared to ask questions...

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Home vs. Senior Living: How to Choose

Making the decision for a senior to remain at home or move to a senior care community can be an emotional struggle for families. Change is often difficult and seniors...

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How to Research Your Senior Living Options

When considering joining a senior living community, there’s a lot to learn before making a decision. Even with friends already living in a senior community, it’s important to recognize that...

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