Retirement homes a-goodchoiceforseniors

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Retirement homes a-goodchoiceforseniors

  1. 1. Retirement Homes: A Good Choice for Seniors
  2. 2. Considerations • Choices can be overwhelming • Consider location, owning vs. renting, social and recreational activities, transportation, possible medical needs • Retirement homes often a good choice – Multi-residence housing facilities intended for senior citizens
  3. 3. What Retirement Homes Offer • Each resident or couple has a private apartment or suite • Community dining room • Gathering spaces • Transportation • Recreation (inside and outside) • Assistance with daily living, medical needs • Payments may be rent-based • Units may be purchased
  4. 4. Retirement Homes are Increasing • Both number of homes and amenities offered are increasing • More people see the advantage and move sooner – They still have years to enjoy recreation and social activities • Retirement homes are attractive – Freedom from responsibilities of home ownership – Peace of mind for possible future medical needs
  5. 5. Advantages of Living in a Retirement Home • Freedom from home maintenance • Downsizing • Social connections • Restaurant-style catering • Recreational activities • Mental stimulation • Transportation • Variety of professional services • Assisted living services • Choice between privacy and social interaction
  6. 6. SeniorHomes.com • Information in this presentation provided by senior housing writer Marky Olson • SeniorHomes.com is a free resource for seniors and families searching for housing and care services • Visit http://www.seniorhomes.com for more information on senior housing
  7. 7. SeniorHomes.com • Information in this presentation provided by senior housing writer Marky Olson • SeniorHomes.com is a free resource for seniors and families searching for housing and care services • Visit http://www.seniorhomes.com for more information on senior housing

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