What You Need to Know About Life Plan Community Accreditations

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM

Moving to a Life Plan Community (also known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC) represents a significant financial investment. Not only that, it can be a big lifestyle change.

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Topics: Future Planning

Why Continuum of Care Is Important When Choosing a Retirement Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 5, 2019 12:14:00 PM

What’s one word you keep coming across in your search for a senior living community? Likely, many of you can answer that question with “continuum of care.”

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Topics: Future Planning

How I Helped My Parent Move to a Retirement Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 31, 2019 11:45:00 AM

When Sue’s mother, resident Joan M., first told her she was thinking about moving to a retirement living community, Sue was reluctant. In fact, at first, she even discouraged it.

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Topics: Lake Forest Place - Lake Forest

The Best Resources for Out-of-State Children of Senior Parents

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Is your aging parent safe in their home?

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Topics: Future Planning

The Spirit of Philanthropy at Lake Forest Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 15, 2019 11:20:42 AM

“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.”

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Topics: Lake Forest Place - Lake Forest

The Art of Remaining Curious: Lifelong Learning at Westminster Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 8, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Lifelong learning, strictly defined, is the process of gaining knowledge and skills throughout your life.

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Topics: Westminster Place - Evanston

Meet the Residents: Kenji and Yuriko K.

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 1, 2019 2:43:21 PM

Kenji and Yuriko K. have lived at The Moorings of Arlington Heights, a retirement community in the suburbs of Chicago, since 2014. Their journey to The Moorings, like so many residents, is full of fascinating stories and abundant life experiences they now share with their newfound friends and neighbors.

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Topics: The Moorings - Arlington Heights

The Difference Between Age-Related Memory Loss and Dementia

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Has your parent ever called you by the wrong name on accident?

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Topics: Future Planning

How Do Life Plan Communities Work? Fees and Contract Options Explained

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 18, 2019 9:42:57 AM

Entrance fees, monthly fees, refund percentage, Type A contracts—what do they all mean when it comes to Life Plan Communities?

Here’s everything you need to know about the financial structure of a Life Plan Community, as well as four main contract types you’re likely to come across.

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How to Help Your Parent Find the Perfect Senior Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 12, 2019 9:44:51 AM

Whether you’re simply weighing in with some helpful feedback or taking the reins at the request of your parent, these steps will help both you and your parent with the process of finding the perfect senior living community.

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Topics: Future Planning