Among the many tips and techniques your parents and your instructor shared when you were learning to drive, there was one that didn’t go away or get easier with practice behind the wheel: Your blind spot. Taking an extra few seconds to check on what may be looming – but unseen – in your blind […]Read more
Deciding to Move: The Financial, Social and Lifestyle Benefits
It’s a very common misconception. Many people our parents’ age believe that moving into a retirement community is either too expensive, that it won’t suit their lifestyle, or both. As a result, few people explore their options and many make a decision only after a need arises. When that happens, they often make a move […]Read more
Talking to your parents about a retirement community.
Many years ago, your Mom or Dad may have felt a bit anxious about giving you “the talk.” You know, that discomforting discussion about entering a new phase of your life complicated by the physical and emotional changes of young adulthood…with all their potential for personal progress or pitfalls. These days, it may be you […]Read more
Should they stay or should they go?
When is the right time for your parents to consider moving to an independent retirement community? The good news: your parents are living longer! In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 20 to 25% of our adult life will be spent in “active” retirement. And more good news is that thanks to the healthy […]Read more
The “Right” Retirement Community: Questions and Considerations to Make the Right Choice
Your parents have made a big decision. They’re ready to sell their home and move into a retirement community. As they are exploring their options, they’ve probably talked with friends and family, researched communities online and may have visited a few in person. You may have even had a chance to help them assess which […]Read more
Choosing an Independent Living Suites Community
Deciding whether or not to move from your current home to an independent living suites community is a big decision. The key to making the right one depends largely on when you make it. Concerned about the costs? Consider the items included in this document. You may find that the costs of staying in your […]Read more
More & More Americans are choosing to move to Life Plan Communities. Which Type of Community is Right for You?
As many of us navigate through the 60-plus age range, well-meaning inquiries about future living arrangements come more frequently from our families and friends. High on the list is the inevitable question: Will you be selling the house and downsizing? Naturally, the answer varies with each individual’s set of circumstances, and is dependent upon multiple […]Read more