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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

Cottages at Buena Vida Estates: Hurricane Safety

The Good Life in the Buena Vida Estates Cottages: Set Aside Your Weather Worries We love living in Florida because the weather is usually quite lovely with sunny skies and ocean breezes. However, once in a while we find ourselves in the path of a hurricane. If you are living on your own, this can [...]

By |2021-03-15T13:14:06+00:00March 15th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Cottages at Buena Vida Estates: Hurricane Safety

Contemplating Aging in Place: New Thoughts on Post-COVID-19 Senior Living

New Thoughts on Post-COVID-19 Senior Living There are many considerations to make when planning the senior years of our lives. Financial resources, friends and family, and health are factors we look at when making those plans. In 2020, COVID-19 came along and changed how many of us look at retirement planning. There was no ignoring [...]

By |2021-03-04T19:02:15+00:00March 4th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Contemplating Aging in Place: New Thoughts on Post-COVID-19 Senior Living

Cottages at Buena Vida Estates: Amenities

The Good Life in the Buena Vida Estates Cottages: Amenities Retirement living is not just about a good place to live. You deserve the kind of professional care and lifestyle offered by a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). A CCRC offers housing, health care, and social services to residents, and the peace of mind that [...]

By |2021-02-25T16:38:16+00:00February 25th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Cottages at Buena Vida Estates: Amenities
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