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Guiding Your Parent’s Retirement Lifestyle Decision

Senior Living | 04/29/19


One of the biggest concerns when transitioning into a enior living community? Cost. Even though there is a perception that independent living is pricey, you might be surprised by how affordable is actually is.  Plus, there are plenty of strategies to ensure a continuing care retirement center (CCRC) fits within your family’s means.

Resident Shirley Friedlander and her family found it was easy to work with the staff at Monroe Village to make sure it was a sound financial decision for her to move into the community. “We have a great staff that will schedule a personal consultation with you to discuss your goals, preferences, budget and anything else you’d like to talk about,” she shared. “There’s nothing to fear – it’s no pressure and at your own speed.”

How Monroe Village Fits Your Senior Living Lifestyle

Monroe Village offers all the amenities needed to lead a happy, healthy life, making it the ideal location for those looking for a carefree retirement. Maintenance-free living allows residents the freedom to take advantage of activities and amenities offered in the community, like relaxing over coffee with friends in the bistro or taking part in the weekly happy hours. All the perks of the community are covered in the monthly service fee – so your loved one is able to enjoy the retirement lifestyle that Monroe has to offer with no surprise costs.

When your parent chooses to move to Monroe Village, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that should health needs change, supportive services are available to ensure they are enjoying the highest level of independence and quality of life possible. There are a variety of living options and healthcare services available to choose from, including assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care and rehabilitation. Residents, with the help of loved ones, decide the lifestyle and level of care that meets their specific needs.

The Springpoint Retire Your Way Guide can help you understand the many available retirement options and introduce you to the CCRC tiered approach to senior living. Topics in the guide include the financial features of a CCRC and a cost calculator, along with an overview of benefits a CCRC provides. Designed with the retiree in mind, the Springpoint guide serves as a helpful resource as you and your parent research this important lifestyle decisions.

Helping Your Parents Choose Their Best Retirement Lifestyle

The best course of action to determine if a senior living community is right for your loved one is to experience firsthand what the community provides. During your visit, make sure to listen to what your parent is looking for, in addition to asking any questions about the various levels of senior housing options and care services. Something to keep in mind: Monroe Village even offers a Resident’s First Guarantee that makes certain the entrance fee is fully refunded if your parent or loved one decides to leave the community for any reason within 60 days of their move. That’s how confident we are your parent is going to love their new home.

To learn more about how Monroe Village is a good fit for your family member, take a look at our photo gallery here and then contact us today to schedule your visit.