To make it easier for you to understand the ins and outs of senior living, check out our blogs. They’re a useful resource for your family to rely on as you embark on your senior living journey.

What to Expect During a Short-Term Rehab Stay

What happens when an older adult is ready to be discharged from the hospital and needs rehabilitation in a safe and supportive environment? While this can be a time-sensitive decision, there are options available that will take the stress out of deciding between overlapping types of care and how to pay for them. What is …

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Type A or Type B Contract: Which Is Right for You?

As you research your senior living options, you’ll come across terms referring to the types of community contracts that are available. CCRCs (continuing care retirement communities) typically offer one or more types of contracts for providing residential services and medical care. Here are definitions of common terms that will help you understand these contracts — …

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The Ultimate Checklist for Downsizing to Senior Living

Moving from your house to a senior living community is a big decision. Most of us have filled our homes with our favorite furniture, belongings, keepsakes and mementos. Just the thought of going through and boxing up the sheer volume of our possessions can be enough to keep us from starting. Plus, it’s likely that …

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Avoiding Isolation in the Age of Social Distancing

Isolation and loneliness are more than just unfortunate circumstances or feelings. They can have a significant effect on the overall health and social wellness of seniors. In fact, studies have shown that loneliness is equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, can be worse than obesity, and may increase the risk of death by as …

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What’s the Difference Between Rental and Life Care Communities?

Moving out of your house and into a senior living community can be a difficult decision. But just like life insurance and tax planning, deciding where to live as we age is important. And just like most things life throws at us, the more we embrace them and take them head on, the more freedom …

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Retiring in Kansas? Make Claridge Court in Prairie Village Your New Home.

When it comes to heritage, it’s hard to find a city in Johnson County, Kansas, with more of a pedigree than Prairie Village. While not officially recognized as a city until 1951, it was still named the best planned community in America by the National Association of Home Builders in 1949. With a history like …

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The Truth About Senior Living and COVID-19

Due to the current public health climate, there are many misconceptions, myths and misunderstandings regarding the state and safety of senior living communities. The truth about senior living in the age of the novel coronavirus? Older adults and those with underlying health conditions are at higher risk for COVID-19. That’s why senior living communities like …

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Claridge Court Wagers on Super Bowl Against Bay Area Counterpart

As the Kansas City Chiefs took on the San Francisco 49ers on Super Bowl Sunday, some tasty K.C. barbeque was on the line. Passionate Chiefs fans at Claridge Court placed a bet with Stoneridge Creek retirement community in Pleasanton, California, where the 49ers reign supreme. If the Chiefs won, Stoneridge Creek would send a case …

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