Where Do I Start Looking For Retirement Living For My Mom?

(This article is written with a simple question about looking for your mom, but it can be used for information concerning any family member or friend who needs assistance with research for retirement living.)  The most crucial step is to involve your mother in the decision-making process. Open and candid conversations are so meaningful to… Continue reading Where Do I Start Looking For Retirement Living For My Mom?

What is Assisted Living Plus?

Traditionally, CCRC (full continuum of care) retirement communities consist of four basic levels of care:  Independent Living  Assisted Living (Included in the area of Assisted Living, special Memory Care provisions are available.) Rehabilitation for short-term recovery after illness or injury.  Long-term care or Nursing Home care But as in all things in life, we don’t… Continue reading What is Assisted Living Plus?

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.

Caregiver Burnout

Caring for a loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life, but it can also be incredibly demanding and stressful. Many caregivers find themselves in a constant balancing act, juggling the needs of their loved ones with their own responsibilities and well-being. Over time, this relentless stress can take its toll,… Continue reading Caregiver Burnout

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?

The Search For Senior Living: Why Seniors Should Start Early

Shopping around at senior living communities before the need for care arises is a crucial step for seniors and their families. It’s a proactive approach that can ensure a smooth transition to a senior living community when the time comes, and it offers a range of benefits that can enhance quality of life and peace… Continue reading The Search For Senior Living: Why Seniors Should Start Early

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

McCrite Plaza Unveils New Memory Care Unit For Seniors in Topeka, KS

McCrite Plaza, a venerable presence in Topeka’s senior living landscape for nearly five decades, recently marked a significant chapter in its storied history with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art Memory Care Unit. The ribbon-cutting ceremony drew notable figures, including Kansas Senator Rick Kloos, Councilmember Spencer Duncan, and Greater Topeka Partnership CEO Matt Pivarnik, highlighting the… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Unveils New Memory Care Unit For Seniors in Topeka, KS

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?

Leaning Toward Independent Senior Living? Let Us Help You Take The First Steps!

When it comes to making the transition into senior living, we know it’s a big move that carries emotional and practical significance. Finding a place that feels like home but also offers the healthcare and support you might need down the line can be challenging. Senior Independent Living in Kansas City and Topeka That’s where… Continue reading Leaning Toward Independent Senior Living? Let Us Help You Take The First Steps!