Monthly ArchivesMay 2014

What is Independent Living in Reno Nevada? standard

Other common names for independent living include: • Retirement communities • Retirement homes • Congregate care • 55+ or 62+ communities • Active adult communities • Senior apartments or senior housing • Continuing Care Retirement Community Independent living is simply any housing arrangement designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over. Housing varies widely, from apartment-style living to freestanding homes. In general, the housing is friendlier to older adults, often being more compact, with easier navigation and no maintenance or yard work to worry about. While residents live independently, most communities offer amenities, activities, and services. Often, recreational centers or clubhouses are available on site to give seniors the opportunity to connect with peers and participate in community activities, such as arts and crafts, holiday ...

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8 Tips for Seniors Thinking of Downsizing standard

1. Do research. When approaching retirement, many people focus on saving money, estate planning, managing family dynamics, and finishing up their bucket list. They often put off dealing with their future housing needs. It can be difficult to think about moving for sentimental reasons, but the happiest and most satisfied people in retirement have been those who included housing in their retirement research and tried to anticipate their future needs, study their options, and become well informed. 2. Develop a downsizing plan. We have all heard the saying “knowledge is power.” It should have the word “applied” added to it. What’s important is having a plan, even if the plan is to stay put. 3. Test a variety of options. ...

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