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Having the Conversation About Senior Living: Your Questions Answered

The conversation about senior living is one that we could argue is dreaded as much by adult children as it is by the parent. It’s a subject that we get many questions about. From whether or not it’s time to have the conversation at all to how to bring it up to how to overcome your parent’s hesitations and more, everyone wants to know the right way to go about it. The truth is, there’s not necessarily one right way to have the conversation about...

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12 Tips for Downsizing to Senior Living

As you prepare for downsizing to senior living, it’s common to feel overwhelmed by the list of to-dos. From preparing your home for sale to downsizing your belongings to what to bring to your new senior living home, we know the logistics seem never-ending. But just think about the rewards in your new community! These tips for downsizing to senior living can help make it easier too!

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Understanding the Expenses of Moving to a Senior Living Community

Cost is one of the most significant factors when deciding whether to move to senior living, and while average costs are helpful to know, they certainly don't tell the full story. What you'll actually pay can differ based on a variety of variables, including the type of care needed, your preferences, and even the community's location. Not to mention it can be hard to decipher what's included in the estimated monthly costs you're given and what's...

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Life Is Better Shared Guide

Benefits of shared senior living As we age, we face a number of choices with regards to our living situation. While most older adults have a stated preference to continue living at home, the majority of seniors who move into a shared senior living accommodation report a higher quality of life and increased happiness. Our comprehensive Life Is Better Shared guide explores the many benefits of shared senior living, and provides insight into which...

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Tips for Researching Senior Living Communities Near Me

“What senior living communities are near me?” That’s usually the first question asked when considering a move to a community. But that’s not necessarily the best place to start. Instead, we suggest asking, “What’s the rightsenior living community for me?” To more easily find the answer, follow these tips as you research senior living.

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What Care Is Provided in Senior Living Communities?

As seniors are living longer and more active lives than ever before, senior living communities are evolving to cater to the diverse needs of their residents. That’s why different levels of care are provided in senior living communities for specific wants and needs to give you the benefits that only a more personalized experience can. From housing options for seniors who can live independently to as-needed support to care for those with...

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Know Before You Go: Questions to Ask When You Tour a Senior Living Community

Congratulations, you or your loved one have decided to move to senior living. That’s a big step, but there are a few more before you can relax and reap the benefits of your new home. Next, you have to decide on the right community, but how do you go about doing that? Honestly, it can get overwhelming, especially once you start to go down the rabbit hole of options online. That’s why touring your top contenders is a must. To make the most of the...

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What to Know Before Researching Senior Living Online

When planning a big purchase or researching a decision, most of us now go online first. The same often holds true when deciding whether to move to senior living. As you may have already realized, a lot of information is available. This is excellent news as you should be able to learn anything you want to know. At the same time, however, it can quickly become overwhelming. But don’t worry; these tips can help make researching senior living online...

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Finding a Sense of Safety and Security in Senior Living

Home is typically where we feel most secure, but as our health evolves with age, it may no longer be as accommodating of our needs. And the changes required to make it safer and more accessible may be more of a hassle and an expense than you realize. However, senior living can offer you a solution. Check out the senior living safety features communities like ours provide for your peace of mind.

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What's Included in the Cost of Senior Living

Senior living isn’t inexpensive, but the adage ‘you get what you pay for’ certainly holds true here. When it comes to residing in a senior living in a senior living community, you get so much more than just basic care and housing. The lifestyle offers a value that’s simply hard to match at home. Here’s what’s included in the cost of senior living and why it’s so worth it.

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