As you research continuing care retirement community (CCRC) options, you’ll likely find that some are for-profit and some are not-for-profit. What’s the difference between each of those communities, and which choice is right for you?
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The cost of the retirement community you choose will vary depending on the type of care and amenities you need, your location, and your personal preferences. Choosing a retirement community for yourself or a loved one is a big decision. That’s why it’s so important to be informed about your options.
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You’ve sifted, donated, packed, and are ready to move. It’s time to celebrate: You’ve made it through the most difficult part of downsizing.
The day has come to downsize to a new residence. Are you prepared, or did the decision happen quickly due to a health or life event? No matter your situation, there are many resources to help seniors tackle the tough task of scaling back and relocating.
Our living, working, social and emotional needs change as we transition through life. It’s the same with our living situation. The large home and collected treasures that seemed so necessary when our children were young may now feel overwhelming. As health changes and family moves away, older adults often find themselves making the shift to a safer, cozier, and maintenance-free residence.
We tend to acquire a lot of “stuff” over our lives. Often, these items have social or nostalgic significance to us, and we may find it difficult to imagine living without them. Yet, as you near retirement, those possessions that once delighted and defined you may begin to tax your strength and mental clarity.
Moving into a life plan community, such as The Moorings of Arlington Heights, is an investment toward your future. Many prospective residents have financial questions about this type of investment, including “Can I afford it?”
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A custom kitchen at Lake Forest Place, a retirement community near the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago.
The community is friendly. The campus is beautiful. And the kitchen is to die for.
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No matter your age, staying healthy is important and goes hand-in-hand with feeling your best. However, when you hit 60 and then 65+, it’s more important than ever to stay healthy to keep the immune system strong.
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