Comparing Profit vs Not-for-Profit Retirement Communities.

If a person Googles the question, “What is the difference between a Profit and a Not-for-Profit Retirement Community?” the answer is way oversimplified and can be very misleading. Typically, a standard answer implies that not-for-profit is a superior model because it is mission-driven rather than profit-driven. This is simply not true. Private companies can be… Continue reading Comparing Profit vs Not-for-Profit Retirement Communities.

How Do You Know When It’s Time To Move Out Of Your Home?

40-60% Of New Move-Ins Say They Wish They Had Done It Sooner. When new residents are interviewed after moving to Senior Living, a common response is that they wish they had done it sooner. It is a huge job to go through the downsizing experience. It takes planning and lots of hands-on work, but there… Continue reading How Do You Know When It’s Time To Move Out Of Your Home?

What Retirement Community is Best in Topeka, KS?

Curious people want to know – what retirement community is best in Topeka. Annually, the Topeka Capital-Journal sponsors the Best of Topeka contest for the community. It is an opportunity for people to weigh in with their opinions about all kinds of businesses. People can vote their favorite on everything from restaurants, car washes, physicians,… Continue reading What Retirement Community is Best in Topeka, KS?

Senior Living Is The Place To Stay Active When The Rest Of The World Is Shut-In!

The weather in Kansas and Missouri is keeping Seniors inside and inactive! One of the most critical aspects of healthy aging is staying active, engaged, and interacting with others. Being shut in at home because it is cold and icy outside is a real health challenge. Weather can dictate our ability to make choices about… Continue reading Senior Living Is The Place To Stay Active When The Rest Of The World Is Shut-In!

Commitment to Couples in Senior Living Communities

When Pat and Judy opened their first retirement community almost 50 years ago, they knew that they would make a commitment to couples a primary mission. The McCrite family exemplifies the values of family and faith, and they planned to make it possible for couples to live together in their older ages. From the blueprints… Continue reading Commitment to Couples in Senior Living Communities

McCrite Plaza Retirement Living: A Haven of Comfort, Care, and Community in Topeka, KS

Located in the heart of Topeka, Kansas, McCrite Plaza Retirement Living is a testament to warmth, community, and family values. Owned and operated by the McCrite family – Pat and Judy McCrite and their children – this retirement haven provides seniors with a unique blend of luxurious amenities, compassionate care, and a true sense of… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Retirement Living: A Haven of Comfort, Care, and Community in Topeka, KS

Wintertime Brings Fall Dangers. How Can Seniors Prepare?

January and February in the Midwest are months with high fall rates. The cold and icy conditions create a threat for everyone but especially the Senior population. At McCrite Plaza Senior Living in Topeka and Kansas City, we focus on fall prevention with the help of our expert physical and occupational therapy teams. Assisted and… Continue reading Wintertime Brings Fall Dangers. How Can Seniors Prepare?

Why Would Living In A Senior Community Improve Your Sleep?

The CDC suggests several ways to improve your sleep quality. Here are some of their tips: Maintain a consistent sleep schedule: Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends  Create a comfortable sleep environment: Keep your bedroom cool, dark, and quiet. Use comfortable pillows and mattress  Limit exposure… Continue reading Why Would Living In A Senior Community Improve Your Sleep?

What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

As individuals age, they often decide to transition to a senior living community that best suits their needs and lifestyle. Two popular options are Senior Independent Living and Assisted Living. While these terms are sometimes used interchangeably, they represent distinct types of communities designed to cater to varying levels of independence and assistance for seniors.… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

Why McCrite Plaza Senior Living Isn’t A Step Down From Living At Home. It’s An Upgrade!

Have you or your loved ones reached the golden years and are contemplating the next steps for living arrangements? There’s a need to debunk a myth right away—moving into a senior independent living community like McCrite Plaza is not a downgrade from living at home. In fact, it’s a lifestyle upgrade that adds zest to… Continue reading Why McCrite Plaza Senior Living Isn’t A Step Down From Living At Home. It’s An Upgrade!