Continuing Care Retirement Community Center

78568375Offering several levels of care ranging from minimal to comprehensive, continuing care is an exciting option for seniors who are beginning their journey with long-term care. The following informational articles will teach you more about continuing care, whether it’s right for your loved one, and how to finance care.

What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) offer residents the ability to ‘age in place’ with the knowledge that a move will never be required for health reasons. Whereas most retirement communities offer independent living and assisted living only, CCRCs provide a continuum of care that includes independent and assisted living, secured Alzheimer’s care, and skilled nursing care. Read more about Continuing Care Retirement Communities

How Much Does it Cost to Join a CCRC?

Because CCRC costs are not subject to outside regulation, there can be a lot of variation between continuing care retirement communities. A number of factors influence CCRC costs. Understanding these factors can help you understand what you’ll be paying for if you move into a CCRC. Read more about CCRC costs

Before Joining a CCRC, Consider these 10 Issues

It’s no secret that choosing a CCRC that fits your needs, desires and budget can be a lengthy and involved process. In your evaluation, you’ll want to consider factors such as cost, location, environment, staffing, healthcare services, owner information and activities, just to name a few. Make the process of evaluating different communities easier by breaking it into manageable chunks. Read more about the top 10 CCRC considerations…

The CCRC Application Process

CCRC residents usually expect to live at the community they choose for the remainder of their lives. Because of the significance of that decision, the application process for a CCRC is very thorough. It’s in the best interest of both parties, applicant and community, to determine whether it’s a good fit on both sides. The CCRC application process is not identical at every community, but there are some basic standard requirements. Learn more about the CCRC Application Process

Tax Benefits of CCRCs

CCRCs adapt to aging residents’ changing mobility and health needs, but this peace of mind comes with a cost. CCRC benefits, or tax advantages can offset the costs of entrance and monthly fees. Find out more about the Financial Benefits of CCRCs…

What is a Life Care Community?

Life care communities are different from other senior housing options in that they require a long-term, upfront financial commitment that, in turn, guarantees housing, services and nursing care all in one location through the end of life. Read more about Life Care Communities

Find Continuing Care

We can help you find continuing care. Our nationwide directory of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) is easy to navigate and will help you find a continuing care community near you. Find Continuing Care