Making an Informed Choice

This informational series ran on WBEN radio and is accompanied by in-depth articles relating to some of the most common questions we receive about levels of care and senior lifestyle options. Listed below are topics we covered. We hope you will find the information informative and useful.

HOW TO CHOOSE A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY – Getting Started: The thought of looking for a retirement community for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. Here are a few things to look for during your search. First, decide what . . . Read More

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO START LOOKING FOR SENIOR LIVING OPTIONS? There is never a wrong time to start looking for retirement living options for you or a loved one. It is never too early to do your research. The sooner you begin your search the more time you have . . . Read More

WHAT LEVEL OF CARE DO YOU NEED? “I (or my loved one) needs more care, but I don’t know what level of care is needed or where to start looking for help.” This is a common statement often heard from those who are at a point in their lives where they need to look at senior care or housing options. On one hand . . . Read More

WHAT IS A CONTINUUM OF CARE? In the realm of senior living, you may hear the terms Continuing Care, Continuum of Care, and often Continuing Care Retirement Community. These terms can often be confusing. Continuing Care or Continuum of Care typically refers to a . . . Read More

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY: There are many things to consider when looking for a retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Although many places have similar features and services, there are also many differences. So, you may be saying, “What do I look for? What questions should I ask?” Hopefully this . . . Read More

HOW TO FINANCE SENIOR CARE: How to pay for moving to a retirement community, assisted living facility or a nursing home is a reason for great concern, and there are several different options depending on . . . Read More

THE EMOTIONS INVOLVED IN MAKING A MOVE: When conversations begin between a senior and their family about making a moving to a retirement community, the topic is often met with several objections. This last part of the Senior Lifestyle Options Series addresses. . . Read More