Our grandparents rarely thought about assisted living. Options were few, costs of care were low, insurance was less restrictive, and loved ones expected to eventually become caregivers. It was normal to rely on family. It was a different time. Today’s care environment looks nothing like the past. Costs─and expectations─have changed. In 2017, the cost of [...]
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Arizona’s luxury retirement communities are among the best in the world, offering an impressive selection of locations, amenities and lifestyles. When deciding which community to live in, it’s natural to want the best money can buy within our budget. As we look at different communities, however, it becomes quickly apparent that luxury is a subjective [...]
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Comparing CCRC options for ala carte, tiered, all-inclusive and Life Care communities   Understanding options in the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) market can be enough to make your head spin. Ala carte, discounted or all-inclusive services, Life Care communities… the differences are often bewildering, but make an immense difference in costs. Did you know CCRCs [...]
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Arizona’s best retirement communities share a lifestyle choice in common with those who live longest… and it’s probably not what you’re thinking. It’s social interaction. Talking to the barista, the mail lady, a checkout clerk at Target, your neighbors and others you come into contact with during the day matters just as much as closer [...]
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Continuing care at home programs are ideal for those who want the benefits of an independent living retirement community focused on health and wellness, but aren’t interested in leaving their own home. They provide a wide spectrum of health and wellbeing services, such as nutritional coaching, functional ability assessments to ensure members are able to [...]
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