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?

Best of Recognition for Retirement Living in Kansas City

When McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff opened in 2013, it was immediately recognized as a Best Of Retirement Community. When the building was finished in 2014, the McCrite family invited the entire community to come and see this beautiful new establishment. Ribbon cuttings and invitations to open houses brought thousands of people to tour and see… Continue reading Best of Recognition for Retirement Living in Kansas City

Families Unite: A Lunch Date at our Retirement Community!

There is nothing more fun than receiving a lunch invitation! And wouldn’t it be fun to get invited to a beautiful restaurant where everything is paid for? At McCrite Plaza, we’re offering you the opportunity to come for a complimentary lunch and tour. If you want, invite your adult kids to join you! One of… Continue reading Families Unite: A Lunch Date at our Retirement Community!

McCrite Plaza Retirement Community at Briarcliff: Five-Star Senior Living In Kansas City

Nestled in the heart of Briarcliff, the McCrite Plaza Retirement Community stands as a testament to luxurious and fulfilling retirement living. With a commitment to providing unparalleled amenities and services, McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff has become synonymous with upscale retirement living, offering residents a haven to enjoy their golden years in comfort and style. Whether… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Retirement Community at Briarcliff: Five-Star Senior Living In Kansas City

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!

How Do You Shop For Senior Housing?

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?

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: Finding the Right Fit for For Aging Seniors

As we age, our needs and lifestyles change, and making the right decisions about our living arrangements becomes crucial. Two popular options for seniors are independent living and assisted living communities, both offered at the McCrite Plaza locations in Kansas City and Topeka. Understanding the differences between these options is key to helping seniors thrive… Continue reading Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: Finding the Right Fit for For Aging Seniors

What Kind of Senior Are You?

Which word describes you most accurately concerning your aging? Are you a denialist, a realist, or an enthusiast? That question was coined by Dr. Bill Thomas, a Gerontologist, professor, entrepreneur, and playwright whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. His dedication to culture change and innovations for well-being led the Wall Street Journal… Continue reading What Kind of Senior Are You?

What Questions Should You Ask When Touring A Senior Retirement Community?

Going for an onsite tour is extremely important. When the time comes to explore the idea of retirement living, it is important to see as many communities as possible or at least communities that are available in the geographical area you desire. It is never too early, and there is no limit to the number.… Continue reading What Questions Should You Ask When Touring A Senior Retirement Community?

What Does An Independent Senior Living Community Have To Offer Beyond Room and Board?

The Importance of Activities and Amenities In Independent Senior Living Most Seniors and their families begin to think about community living when physical challenges become an issue. The idea of staying in your own home as long as possible is a very popular idea so as long as an individual is able to live safely… Continue reading What Does An Independent Senior Living Community Have To Offer Beyond Room and Board?