What is the difference between a Continuing Care Retirement Community vs. Life Plan?

In short: there isn’t one. As you research senior living and retirement communities, you’ll uncover enough terms and acronyms to make your head spin.  Let us break down the most common terms – “Continuing Care Retirement Community, “and“ Life Plan Community”, which are basically synonymous … not to be confused with the term “Life Care.” …

Check Out These Desirable – and Available – Apartment Homes at Glen Arden in Orange County, NY!

Right now, there are many great reasons to move to a community like Glen Arden in Goshen, NY.  The equity you have in your current house, combined with the hot real estate market and strong value of Glen Arden, makes moving now an astute, forward-thinking move for your financial legacy. But beyond the long-term benefits, …

Benefits of Living in a Technology Infused Era

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Technology for seniors can present new challenges, especially with the number of features, tools, and options at our disposal. With the increasing number of devices to choose from, it can be confusing and difficult to navigate. Understanding the benefits of incorporating technology in our everyday lives can have extraordinary benefits. Get The Latest News & …

Leave Winter Maintenance Behind When Living at Glen Arden

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As an Independent Living community, Glen Arden designs a lifestyle that promises to keep seniors independent longer. At the same time, we also make sure our residents don’t have to worry about the burdens and responsibilities that come with homeownership, especially in the winter months. Read along to learn about the benefits of living at …

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Researching Continued Care Retirement Communities

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When you make the decision to move out of your home and into a Continuing Care Retirement Community, now called a Life Plan Community, there are important aspects of your lifestyle to consider finding the right fit. Here are five questions you should ask yourself before you choose your Life Plan Community. When you are …

How to Make Friends of All Ages in Your Continued Care Retirement Community

Making Friends in Continued Care Communities

In CCRC, now referred to as a Life Plan Community, you will meet seniors of various ages, diverse backgrounds, and distinctive histories. It can be the most interesting and rewarding time of your life. No one over 70 years old seems to have anything to prove.  They are their experiences and our greatest natural resource. …

How Continued Care Retirement Communities Help Keep You Active and In Shape

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Continued Care Retirement Communities are a great option for seniors who want to stay active and engaged. It is important to stay involved in physical activity, especially during later years in life when certain fitness opportunities and socialization can become more scarce. Living the CCRC lifestyle, seniors feel part of a community and take advantage …