Why Choose a Not-For-Profit Retirement Community?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 18, 2020 2:30:00 PM

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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Topics: Future Planning

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Additional Preparations and Precautions

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 12, 2020 4:21:25 PM

Update on COVID-19 (March 31, 2020) from Presbyterian Homes President & CEO, Todd F. Swortzel.

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Topics: Corporate News

How Much Do Retirement Communities Cost?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 12, 2020 3:30:00 PM

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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Topics: Retirement Costs

Creative Storage Ideas for Every Room of Your Downsized Home

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Downsizing

Downsizing? You May Need a Senior Move Manager

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Downsizing

The Complete Guide to Downsizing for Seniors

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Downsizing

5 Ways Downsizing in Retirement May Help You Live Longer

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 3, 2020 4:24:05 PM

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.

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Topics: Downsizing

Video: Can I Afford to Live at The Moorings?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jan 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM

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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Topics: The Moorings

Customizing Your New Home at Lake Forest Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jan 22, 2020 2:24:10 PM

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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Topics: Lake Forest Place

Our Top 4 Tips on Staying Healthy As You Age

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jan 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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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Topics: The Moorings