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Living in a Retirement Community

How To Choose A Retirement Community  (answers.com)

Choosing a retirement community is a  very important decision and not one to take lightly. There are many factors that  you should take into account, some more important than others. Of course, each  factor’s importance varies from person to person. This article aims to provide  you with a guide on how to select a retirement community.  Read more  >

How To Find A Retirement Home | MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com  (medicaresupplementalinsurance.com)

If you’re starting to think about your living arrangements as you age, you may be confused by the different opportunities afforded by nursing homes and retirement homes.  While both are similar in the fact that they provide housing for senior citizens, this is where their similarities end.  Nursing homes offer round-the-clock medical care and, in some cases, serve as a facility for temporary rehabilitation, while retirement homes (often called retirement communities), offer limited or no medical care, and are designed for seniors who wish to enjoy their retirement years in the company of others at a similar stage of life, without having to worry about maintaining their home independently.  If a retirement community sounds like what you’ve been looking for, read on  >

You Can Negotiate The Cost Of Retirement Living  (newyork.cbslocal.com)

We Tri-Staters love a good deal and we hate getting ripped off.  You haggle when you buy your car. You haggle and drive a hard bargain when you buy a new house.  Why wouldn’t you haggle when you’re buying retirement housing for yourself or your parents?  WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack asked Irvin Schorsch of Pennsylvania Capital Management about it.   LISTEN: Farnack with Schorsch (The Full Interview)

Summertime and Gardening Go Together Says Retirement Community   (prweb.com)

Mr. Kelly Burgess, a resident in the assisted living unit at Lake Prince Woods continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is an avid gardener and thinks summertime and gardening just belong together.  Despite the lack of space to plant, grow and crop his vegetables and fruits, Burgess says, “If I have a space to dig, I will plant something.”

Mr. Burgess grew up on a farm which accounts for his passion for gardening, something he has been doing all his life.  Gardening can enrich the life of the senior gardener in many ways such as physically and spiritually.  Seniors can continue to enjoy gardening with a little assistance and some creativity.  Burgess has used his creativity in planting many varieties of fruits and vegetables in his small plot of land behind his assisted living suite at the retirement community he calls home.  More  >

The World’s Most Luxurious Retirement Communities   (travelwyse.wordpress.com)

For many, the thinking about retirement summons a mixture of emotions. On the one hand, the idea of stopping the daily grind, travelling, visiting family and getting to set your own schedule is one of great joy. On the other hand, the thought of winding up in some sub-standard, depressing nursing home is enough to make anyone dread getting older.  Fortunately, there are now so many luxury retirement communities that offer seniors the best possible quality of life, allowing people to reward themselves for a life of hard work and accomplishments. These luxury retirement communities do cost a pretty penny, but with the proper planning, you could call one of them home some day.  Here’s a list of some of the most luxurious retirement communities  >

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