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Senior Living Myths: Myth Number 2

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

How long will you live, and how do you want to spend the time?

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?

Plan For A Future with Retirement Residence at McCrite Plaza

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 Retirement Residence at McCrite Plaza

Considering Moving into a Senior Independent Living Community? Now is the Best Time to Take Action!

There is a saying that most coaches believe apply to veteran players considering retirement: “if you are thinking about retirement, the time has arrived to actually retire”. We can make a similar statement about senior luxury living communities, like McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff and McCrite Plaza Topeka. If you are considering making this move then… Continue reading Considering Moving into a Senior Independent Living Community? Now is the Best Time to Take Action!

McCrite Plaza Announces its New Assisted Living Plus Lifestyle to Bridge the Gap Between Traditional Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Care

McCrite Plaza, at their Briarcliff campus, is pleased to introduce the new Assisted Living Plus lifestyle to our continuum of care. This new model offers more care services with flexible pricing. If your loved one is needing frequent assistance with transfers, toileting, escorts to meals and activities, has incontinence and catheter care requirements or needs… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Announces its New Assisted Living Plus Lifestyle to Bridge the Gap Between Traditional Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Care

Things to Consider in Preparation For Your Move to a Retirement Community

Five Tasks to Complete Before Relocating That Will Ensure You Have Your Bases Covered Making the decision to move to a retirement community is a big step in a person’s life. It means a new home, new friends and neighbors, and a new list of things to do to ensure you have all your affairs… Continue reading Things to Consider in Preparation For Your Move to a Retirement Community

Staying Active: The Benefits of Movement as You Age

How Residents Are Staying Fit at Independent Living Communities For seniors who are living in independent living communities or assisted living communities, staying healthy is the name of the game. It’s no secret that taking care of yourself becomes critical later in life, and the best way to do that is by employing health-conscious habits.… Continue reading Staying Active: The Benefits of Movement as You Age

Why Being Part of a Community is Beneficial in the Winter

Four Reasons You’ll Appreciate McCrite Plaza’s Senior Living Community During Cold Weather We all know what happens here in the Midwest towards the end of the year. That first frost hits, and then it’ll gradually get colder week by week. Everyone will break out their sweaters, scarves, and heavy coats, but eventually, it’ll get too… Continue reading Why Being Part of a Community is Beneficial in the Winter

Frequently Asked Questions About Luxury Senior Living Communities

Getting to Know Senior Living and What Your Options Are What is senior living? Senior living refers to a facility, community, or complex that caters to those who are in an older age demographic (around 55 years of age or older). You do not necessarily need to be retired, although many who live in senior… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions About Luxury Senior Living Communities

4 Ways Independent Living is Better Than Living on Your Own

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Breaking Down Why Independent Living is Safer, More Convenient, and All-Around Better for Seniors At a certain point, you start to ask yourself questions about if your current living situation matches up with the stage of the life that you’re in. Perhaps twenty or thirty years ago it made perfect sense for you to own… Continue reading 4 Ways Independent Living is Better Than Living on Your Own