Continuing Care Retirement Community - Age in Place

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Continuing care retirement communities offer a continuum of care for community residents. Also known as life-care communities, Continuing care retirement communities include accommodations for independent living, assisted living, memory care, and 24/7 nursing home care. The idea is to allow seniors to age in place, by offering all of the care options and lifestyle amenities a person could need in one community setting.

For example, a healthy senior may start out in independent living, and then develop care needs a few years later and get transferred to assisted living. CCRCs are a great option for seniors who want to age in place, surrounded by a community of peers, with access to all the resources you could need during retirement.

Many CCRCs offer lifelong learning programs, fitness centers, health care centers, and dining options for community residents. CCRCs are meant for seniors who are financially secure, but no longer want to age in the family home.

If you think continuing care retirement communities may be a good option for your aging loved one, Seniorly recommends that you start the search online and visit several different communities to get a sense of options that fit your needs. For help discussing CCRC options that may be a good fit for your family, email us at or call (415) 570-4370 to get advice from our on-staff gerontologist today.

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Understand Your Options

There are a variety of options for seniors and their families seeking housing and care options, which can make it difficult to know where to start. Seniorly strives to offer families the most comprehensive information on senior housing options, including pricing and availability for the communities you are interested in.
Independent Living

Encompasses a wide variety of options, from age-restricted to full service “hotel-like” communities.
Recommended for those that want more social engagement and light services, while living self-sufficiently. Many independent living communities have partnerships with home health/care agencies to allow residents to stay in communities even when they need help with their personal care. Learn More.





Assisted Living

Includes help with Activities of Daily Living(ADLs) or monitoring of daily activities and outside health care providers.
Recommended for people who can no longer age safely at home, require some type of help with ADLs, or desire a maintenance-free lifestyle. Learn More.




Care and social activities

Memory Care

Support for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases.
Recommended for those diagnosed with memory loss and who require help everyday. If you or your loved one suspects that there is a memory problem, contact a medical professional for an evaluation. Learn More.


Care and dementia programming

Respite Care

Short-term stay that can range from a week to a month long, and provide comprehensive care in a senior living community
Recommended for family caregivers who need a break from their caregiving duties while they take a vacation, recover from surgery, or take time to set up along-term care plan for aging relative Learn More.

DAILY COST $150-$300

Care and social Activities

Hospice Care

The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of life for residents and family caregivers by providing a safe, supportive environment for aging.
Recommended for seniors who are chronically or terminally ill. Hospice care is meant to provide management of pain and symptoms, while attending to a person’s emotional and spiritual needs toward the end of life. Learn More.




Care and pain management

In-Home Care

In-home caregivers can provide hourly or round-the-clock support for seniors who prefer to age in place at home.
Recommended for seniors who are not yet ready to move into a senior housing community, but require some form of assistance with the activities of daily living such as showering, dressing, eating, etc. Learn More.


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