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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]