These communities provide older adults with a continuum of care ranging from complete independence, often in your own home or condominium, to assisted living, all the way through to skilled care provided in a nursing home. The goal is to extend your … [Read more...]
What is Congregate Housing for Seniors?
These communities may consist of single-family homes, condominiums, or townhouses. These properties are for sale and restricted to individuals over a specified age, usually 55 or 62 and have an additional monthly fee that covers the amenities … [Read more...]
What is Subsidized Senior Housing?
Section 8 Housing is apartments subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In NH and in other states, the waiting list is quite long. Seniors must meet income and resource guidelines and fill out an application years … [Read more...]
What are the different types of Independent Senior Living Communities and what are the costs?
The cost of Independent Living Housing for seniors in New Hampshire can range from $1,000 to $3,500 per month. Retirement Communities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities have different financing arrangements and usually require an upfront … [Read more...]
How do I know if my loved one needs Assisted Living or can live safely in an Independent Senior Living Community?
One must recognize that what may be the appropriate housing option for a senior today, may be inappropriate tomorrow, because of unpredictable changes in health status. If in general, however, your family member is somewhat independent and does not … [Read more...]
What is a Senior Independent Living Community?
In the state of New Hampshire, Independent Living Communities are sometimes grouped into the same category as Senior Housing and 55+ Housing. In other parts of the country, especially retirement destinations, they are often referred to Active Adult … [Read more...]