When you are ready to investigate retirement living, it’s essential to have a plan. Each person and situation is unique, so just going to live where your neighbor or friend did may not be the best choice for you. There are many options, and your personal situation will dictate what is the best choice. You… Continue reading How Do You Shop For Senior Housing?
As is true in many businesses today, large companies are growing by leaps and bounds while the little guy succeeds by meeting the needs of individuals on a personal basis. Mom and Pop businesses are the heart and soul of our economy, offering unique services and support to our communities. Family Owned Independent Senior Living… Continue reading Family Owned and Operated Senior Living: What Difference Does It Make?
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?
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
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
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