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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?...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More