Commonly Used Acronyms in Senior Living

Businesses, government agencies, health care providers, and other community groups rely on acronyms/abbreviations, and the senior living industry is no different. Here’s a helpful guide to deciphering some of the most commonly used acronyms in senior living:

CCRC – ...

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Top-Rated Places for Retirement Living

The newest Forbes Retirement Guide is out, and this time, the report takes a closer look at locations that offer a minimal tax burden and lower cost-of-living (i.e. there aren’t any cities in New Jersey, New York, California, or Connecticut on the list).

As the experts sifted through data, these factors – in addition to tax burden/cost of living – were considered in whittling down this list: weather, serious ...

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Active Seniors at Retirement Communities Choose Healthy Lifestyles

Sandy and Bette Baldwin live in a continuing care retirement community in Boca Raton, Florida, and they hope their commitment to a healthy lifestyle will keep them there, where they can enjoy their independence without needing skilled care services in a nursing home.

Featured in a recent USA Today “Your Life” article, this energetic couple shared their daily routine with reporter Janice Lloyd: “The Baldwins set an alarm, get out ...

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New Partnership Fosters Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Vancouver Senior Living Residents

Founded by Chuck and Karen Lytle, Leisure Care senior living has been an active presence in the industry for 30 years. Currently operated by Dan Madsen, Seattle-based Leisure Care is among the nation’s largest privately-owned retirement and assisted living companies, with over 40 retirement communities throughout the western US and Canada (and a few new projects in the pipeline too).

A reputation for providing innovative and superior service precedes Leisure Care, ...

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Spotlight on Senior Living Communities in the Pacific Northwest

Dreaming of retirement living in big sky country? The rugged natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest is a great location for seniors who love wide open spaces, majestic mountains, crystal clear lakes, serene prairies, and coastal towns.

Destination: Idaho
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Intergenerational Cohousing: A New Senior Living Trend

The aptly named “Mosaic Commons” community in Berlin, Massachusetts, may be the start of an intriguing new trend in retirement living: intergenerational cohousing.

A branch off senior cohousing (i.e. a group of boomers who purchase a cluster of attached ...

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