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Senior Living

5 Essential Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home for a Loved One
1 year ago

5 Essential Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home for a Loved One

Few milestones in life are harder than deciding whether nursing home care makes sense for a loved one. Unfortunately, as women in our 60s and 70s, many of us will face this decision in the next few years. Whether we have to move one of our parents into a nursing home or are concerned about the health and safety of an older sibling, finding the best possible facility is critically important. Read More

Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Good as Gold or Just Digging for Gold?
1 year ago

Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Good as Gold or Just Digging for Gold?

In more ways than one, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) are the “Rolls Royce” of senior living options.

Beyond the usual luxury retirement home benefits, like gourmet meals and spas, they are also equipped to provide health care services. Depending on the contract that you choose, these health services may be included… or they may be charged for on an “as needed” basis. Read More

Don’t Choose an Independent Living Community Until You Ask These 6 Questions
1 year ago

Don’t Choose an Independent Living Community Until You Ask These 6 Questions

It’s easy to understand the appeal of independent living communities. By the time we reach our 60s and 70s, many of us feel like we want a little extra support. We want to live in a community that helps us to stay social and active. At the same time, we value our independence and aren’t willing to accept invisibility. Read More