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About Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC's)

About Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s)

Checklists of What to Look For and Ask Long-Term Care Providers & Professionals

November 17, 2010 Posted by Editor

Checklists provided by GetCare.com. Multiple checklists in printable PDF format, to help you know what to look for and what to ask several different types of providers of long-term care services, including providers of: In-Home Care: Home Care Services . . . → Read More: Checklists of What to Look For and Ask Long-Term Care Providers & Professionals

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Types of Long-Term Care > CCRC’s

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

From Medicare.gov, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Provides introductory information on continuing care retirement communities (CCRC’s) and links to additional information from the Administration on Aging (AoA) and from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, . . . → Read More: Types of Long-Term Care > CCRC’s

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Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by AARP and an introduction to CCRC’s and their characteristics, costs, and entrance requirements. http://www.aarp.org/families/housing_choices/other_options/a2004-02-26-retirementcommunity.html

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CCRC vs. Life Care: Which Contract is Right for You?

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by Allen Jesson  A good article describing some of the different types of entrance contracts required by CCRC’s.  As explained, some facilities offer straight fee for service contracts only, and may contract with another facility to deliver the higher . . . → Read More: CCRC vs. Life Care: Which Contract is Right for You?

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How to Select a Continuing Care Retirement Community

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

A guide from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent non-profit organization that provides review and accreditation services for CCRC’s and other long-term care facilities.  A checklist with questions to ask, clarifications about the different types . . . → Read More: How to Select a Continuing Care Retirement Community

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Consumer Guide to Understanding Financial Performance and Reporting in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

20 page booklet by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  Provides introductory information, a primer on financial issues, and a list of questions to ask to help you evaluate CCRC’s >> View Info

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Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) – Fact Sheet by Helpguide.org

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Very good overview, including what is a CCRC? (a CCRC provides 3 levels of care: independent, assisted living & skilled care), how CCRC’s differ from stand alone Assisted Living Facilities; who are candidates for CCRS’s; information regarding: CCRC’s, such . . . → Read More: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) – Fact Sheet by Helpguide.org

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Search for CARF-CCAC-Accredited Continuing Care Retirement Communities by State

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

A search tool provided by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent non-profit organization that provides review and accreditation services for CCRC’s and other long-term care facilities. http://www.carf.org/Consumer.aspx?Content=CCACSearch Links are also provided to information on the . . . → Read More: Search for CARF-CCAC-Accredited Continuing Care Retirement Communities by State

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Independent Living for Seniors, a Retirement Community of Peers

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by Helpguide.org.  Helpful overview of Independent Living for seniors, what it is, and the characteristics of and services typically provided by Independent Living Communities.  (Note:  as referenced, “Independent Living” is one component of CCRC’s, but may also be found . . . → Read More: Independent Living for Seniors, a Retirement Community of Peers

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Independent Living

October 30, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. http://www.aoa.gov/eldfam/Housing/Independent_Living/Independent_Living.aspx As an independent living resident, elderly can enjoy living where they want and do what they want without being classified as someone who needs assistance.  . . . → Read More: Independent Living

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