What is a CCRC?

CCRC stands for Continuing Care Retirement Community. CCRCs provide the answer for a growing number of seniors looking for the opportunity to enjoy an active and enriching lifestyle now, while knowing they’ve planned for their future.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer secure access to a continuum of care, as a resident needs it. They include options for independent living, assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing care, and a variety of health management programs. Typically, this care is located on the same campus as independent living.

The concept of CCRCs has been around for more than 50 years. Even though this financial arrangement has evolved over the years, the provision of health care and lifestyle services over the resident’s lifetime has remained consistent.The level of service that is included and the way residents pay for the services, vary significantly among CCRCs and contract types.

Studies conducted at major universities have concluded that people live longer in CCRCs than if they lived in their homes. When you become a resident of the Buena Vida Estates community, you no longer need to worry about financial security, the rising cost of health care, property taxes and insurance, and home maintenance costs.

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