We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read our statement here.

Tips for Downsizing to Assisted Living

It goes without saying that a move to assisted living is a big change. And while you’re undoubtedly navigating a range of emotions about the move, there’s also a whole other area you need to navigate as well: the logistics. For many, this is just as overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. These tips on downsizing to assisted living can make the move much easier.

Read More…

Comparing Costs: Assisted Living versus Home

If you ask an older adult (or their family, for that matter) if they would rather move to assisted living or stay at home, it’s pretty easy to guess the answer. Home, of course! There are a multitude of reasons in which this is the case; it is home after all. Not the least of which is the fact that most people assume living at home is less costly than assisted living. But that’s not necessarily the case. Let’s compare assisted living versus...

Read More…

How to Choose an Assisted Living Community

Once you’ve decided that assisted living is the right fit for you or a loved one, ideally with some help from our last blog, now you can focus on finding the right community. There are likely a number of assisted living communities from which to choose in your local area, so what should you consider? And what’s the best way to compare? Find out here.

Read More…

Is Assisted Living Right for You?

If you or a loved one are beginning to need a bit of extra help with daily activities, have had a recent health scare, or perhaps have a chronic condition that’s getting harder to manage at home, then you might be considering assisted living. But, how do you know if this type of senior living is truly right for you? We can help you find out.

Read More…

How Assisted Living is Different than Other Types of Senior Living

Many people use the terms ‘assisted living’ and ‘senior living’ interchangeably. While it’s true that assisted living is a type of senior living, they are not one and the same. There are actually several other types of senior living; the most common are independent living and memory care. In fact, each of these types of senior living caters to specific needs and wants. Here’s how assisted living differs.

Read More…

Just the Facts: A Guide to Assisted Living

Just the Facts: A Guide toAssisted Living Everything You Need to Know About Assisted Living The sheer number of senior living options can be overwhelming for older adults and their children. It's important to know the facts about each one in order to determine which is the best fit for you or a senior loved one.

Read More…

Tips for Talking to Parents About Paying for Senior Living

As if talking to your parents about whether it’s time to move to senior living wasn’t difficult enough, learning whether or not they are financially prepared for it can be even more complicated. Money tends to be a delicate topic of discussion for most families and any conversation around senior living is likely to be emotional, whether your parents are agreeable to the idea or not. That makes it even more important to take the right approach...

Read More…

What You're REALLY Paying for When It Comes to Senior Living

It’s true, senior living isn’t inexpensive, but the old adage ‘you get what you pay for’ certainly holds true here. Because when it comes to senior living you get so much more than just basic care and housing. It offers a value that’s simply hard to match at home. Here’s what you’re really paying for and why senior living is so worth it.

Read More…

How to Compare the Costs at Home vs. Senior Living (and Why You Should)

Most people think there’s no reason to compare the cost of staying home versus senior living. Because they assume senior living always costs more. But that’s actually not the case. There are times when senior living can be cheaper than the cost of aging at home. It depends on your individual circumstances or those of your loved one, so it’s always best to consider the costs fully. Here’s how.

Read More…

What to Do When You Need Help Paying for Senior Living

Finding the best care is invaluable, yet cost can be one of the biggest concerns for families when considering senior living. However just because your budget may be limited, doesn’t mean senior living is out of reach! You may not realize that there are a number of options to help you in paying for senior living. Here are some of the most common, along with some quick ways to save.

Read More…