What is Independent Living?

When it comes to 55+ retirement communities, there are a number of different options in the marketplace. Some senior living providers cater to those who are able to live fully or mostly independently, while others accommodate those who require more assistance with the regular activities of daily living or higher levels of healthcare. Still other providers span the entire continuum of care, serving residents who live independently but also granting priority access to assisted living services and/or skilled nursing care when necessary. Continue reading

Is it time to have “the talk” with your parents?

Years ago, your parents probably sat you down to have “the talk.” Now it may be your turn to initiate a potentially awkward conversation.

Choosing where your parents will live throughout their retirement years is one of the more important—and complex—decisions your parents will make. By initiating this dialogue, you can help kick-start the decision-making process to ensure that everyone’s needs and wishes are met.  Continue reading