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10 Questions to Ask About CCRCs

There are many things to consider when deciding where to live as a senior. Among them are location, quality, amenities, contract terms, price, and care services. While the internet has made researching CCRCs, or Continuing Care Retirement Communities, much easier, still the lists of features can seem overwhelming. To decide the best option for your [...]

By |2021-05-26T14:55:37+00:00May 30th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask About CCRCs

Examining the True Costs of Aging in Place

According to a 2018 AARP survey, 76% of American adults ages 50 and up hope to keep living in their current homes until they can't. Nearly just as many—77%—wanted to remain in their current communities as long as humanly possible. The survey found a discrepancy between seniors' plans and their confidence in those plans: Just [...]

By |2021-05-26T14:52:03+00:00May 26th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Examining the True Costs of Aging in Place

Adult Children’s Views on Aging Parents

Seniors usually consult with their loved ones before deciding to move to a continuing care retirement community. It's certainly a big decision that can generate strong responses. In particular, grown children often feel the need to raise their opinions about the matter. Most adult children feel obligated to take care of their aging parents. They [...]

By |2021-05-05T20:01:30+00:00May 10th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Adult Children’s Views on Aging Parents

Explore the Different Types of Independent Senior Living

Being able to live independently makes a senior's golden years a fun and exciting time where you can focus on yourself, make new friends, and have time for all your hobbies. Independent living comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Understanding the differences between all your options will help you find the best one [...]

By |2021-05-18T12:43:07+00:00May 4th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Explore the Different Types of Independent Senior Living

Why Seniors Wait to Move to CCRCs

We all want to stay in our homes. But as we age, many things in our lives change. Thinking about moving to a senior-living community or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is an important step. Still, we tend to delay. my LifeSite surveyed seniors about why they wait for community care.[1] Why do seniors [...]

By |2021-04-27T16:58:50+00:00April 27th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why Seniors Wait to Move to CCRCs

Why You Should Consider Moving to a CCRC Earlier

Reasons to Move to a CCRC Earlier Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) homes offer a great deal of independence for Seniors. However, many adults age 50 and above still want to remain in their homes. There are many reasons that people give as to why they avoid community living. The most common reason is they [...]

By |2021-04-14T20:36:38+00:00April 14th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Moving to a CCRC Earlier

Is the Cost of a CCRC in Your Budget?

Moving into a retirement community may be daunting for some because they get sticker shock the second they see the price. However, you cannot look at the price of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) alone in a vacuum. When you consider the services that we provide, you may find that you come out ahead [...]

By |2021-04-27T18:20:44+00:00April 7th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Is the Cost of a CCRC in Your Budget?

Featured Residents: Jan

Jan knew she wanted to honor her father and her family history in a lasting way. This desire led to researching her genealogy and her father’s military history - which all led to the book she wrote about her father, Lt. Col. Kenneth J Rupp’s legacy.  Jan grew up in Indianapolis, worked in social service, [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:10:09+00:00March 25th, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Residents: Jan

Featured Residents: Beth and Gordon

Looking for a fun pair to get Halloween costume inspiration from? Or maybe partners for chair yoga class? Beth and Gordon are a couple you’ll want to sit down and grab a drink with at happy hour any time.  Beth and Gordon found Buena Vida Estates in very different ways. Gordon was encouraged to tour [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:07:12+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Residents: Beth and Gordon

Featured Resident: Donna

To say Donna lives an active lifestyle would be an understatement.  After teaching kindergarten and 1st grade Donna retired at 55 years old but that only gave her more time to pursue her passions. On an average day you can find Donna walking around the beautiful grounds of Buena Vida Estates (about an hour and [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:01:17+00:00March 17th, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident: Donna
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