Category: Definitions

What is Lifecare?

A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is a specific type of senior living community that could provide either a full or a partial continuum of care in order to meet the residents’ healthcare needs throughout the aging process. In contrast, a lifecare community offers a full continuum of care and involves a lifecare agreement and Read More …

Elder living definitions

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, up to 70% of adults over the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives. Knowing terminology goes a long way in understanding elder living alternatives.   Independent Retirement Living: Refers to apartment style homes that are ideal for seniors Read More …