What does it mean for seniors to age in place? According to www.AgingInPlace.com, “Aging in place means living in the home of your choice for as long as you are able while getting any assistance you require as your needs change.” It sounds cut and dry. However, there is more to it than you may… Continue reading The Fallacy of Aging in Place
There is much buzz today about 55+ communities, along with active adult communities and specified ‘senior’ apartments. In general, these are certified by legal statute as age-restricted communities. So the question is, what exactly are they, and how do they differ from traditional retirement living? Senior Independent Living in Kansas City and Topeka With the… Continue reading What is a 55+ community, and how does it differ from traditional retirement living?
When it comes to making a move into Senior Housing or Retirement Living, procrastination can be a serious issue. Procrastination can be a problem as you grow older. In an article from Psychology Today, procrastination is described like this, “Everyone puts things off sometimes, but procrastinators chronically avoid difficult tasks and may deliberately look for… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Age Wave, a research and consulting company, surveyed the thoughts and perceptions of the 65+ population concerning various forms of Senior Care. Five myths prevailed among this age group. Age Wave discovered a dramatic difference between perception and fact. Age Wave pointed out that the misunderstanding and mythology surrounding Senior Care created so many misconceptions.… Continue reading Senior Living Myths: Myth Number 5
Now that we have explored the cost of retirement living in our last blog let’s dive into the subject of care. Age Wave, a research and consulting company, surveyed the thoughts and perceptions of the 65+ population concerning various forms of Senior Care. Five myths prevailed among this age group. Age Wave discovered a dramatic… Continue reading Senior Living Myths: Myth Number 4
In our last blog, Five Myths about Senior Living, we discussed levels of care in Senior Living, including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Home Health, Memory Care, and Long Term Care or Nursing Home Care. At McCrite Plaza, each level of care is designed to meet the specific needs of individual residents in a progressive way.… Continue reading Senior Living Myths: Myth Number 2
Getting an education about various forms of retirement living in the Kansas City and Topeka areas can be overwhelming. To understand it, you need to become familiar with the language used. Concepts such as Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living, and Long-term Care, may just be a blur. Often, the term ‘nursing home’ is a blanket… Continue reading Five Myths That Surround The Topic Of Senior Living
Johnathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, said, “Everyone wants to live a long time, but no one wants to get old.” No truer words have been spoken. So how long do you think you will live? And what does your idea of growing old look like? Do you automatically think old age means dependence on… Continue reading How Long Will You Live, and How Do You Want To Spend the Time?
Everyone talks about planning for THE future, but what’s more important is planning for A future; a future that is vibrant and fulfilling. Financial advisors, Funeral Home Directors, Health Professionals, and Life Insurance companies are in the business of helping you plan for your future. Older Americans are deluged with mailings and invitations to pre-plan… Continue reading Plan For A Future With Senior Independent Living at McCrite Plaza