Archive for August, 2012

Women Creating Their Own Retirement Community

With the high cost of health care in the rising costs of assisted living facilities, the need to find affordable retirement living has become increasingly important. For many women hitting their senior years the cost of retirement communities and retirement living has grown …

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Volunteer Opportunities for Senior Women

There are several volunteer opportunities available for senior women in assisted living communities and retirement community settings. Some of these volunteer options are available directly through the community itself while others are available near the community or with senior activities located within the …

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Women and Assisted Living Population

In a recent report by U.S. News, more than half the of the residential care facilities population is made up of white women. The majority of this age group is 85 or older.  These numbers have risen dramatically since 2010.  The U.S. …

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Baby Boomer Co-Housing Community Alternatives

In recent months, baby boomers have been looking for alternatives to the standard assisted living or a retirement village.  Though they are appreciative of the all inclusive options, luxury accommodations and care plans many seniors find that these types of communities can …

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