Helpful Articles

Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community
Choosing a CCRC is a big decision and one that is probably unique from other decisions you have made in life. It is a lifestyle, financial, housing, and healthcare decision all wrapped up into one. Making an informed decision could help secure your future regardless of unforeseen health situations.

Myths & Realities of Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Moving from your current home can be a complex and emotionally difficult decision. What will your life be like at a CCRC? Will you have more or less freedom? Will you make new friends? Will you lose connection with your current friends and community? Will you have privacy when you want it? Will your lifestyle be more fulfilling and exciting? Will you have fewer worries? Is it a financially smart decision? Are you “ready” to move?

Myths of Staying in Your Home
Why do so many seniors miss out on great retirement living, deciding instead to remain in their homes? Age Wave, the nation’s foremost research company on the issues of aging, set out to answer that question in a landmark national study. The study’s key findings uncovered five common myths.

Cost of Care in Virginia
Review the 2014 Cost Of Care, a financial data breakdown surveying homemaker services, home health aid services, adult day care, assisted living and nursing homes rates in the state of Virginia. This report was compiled by Genworth Financial, Inc. 

Do You Have A Plan?
If you are approaching – or are in – the Mid-Retirement stage now is the time to plan for your later stages of retirement – while you are still active and able.

Discussing Continuing Care With Your Parents

Monthly Costs of Independent Living Versus Monthly Costs at Home

The Washington Post: Aging Concepts

Swimming and Water Fitness

10 Things To Know About Joint Replacement

Retiring Early V.S. Retiring Late

8 Great Apps for Seniors

Should You Rent or Buy in Retirement?

Choosing a CCRC

CCRCs Help Couples Stay Together