How To Choose A Retirement CommunityMaking the decision to move into a retirement community is usually difficult for retirees and their families because it is such a big change. Even more difficult, is the laborious process of visiting and evaluating the many different retirement communities and trying to decide which one is for you.
When you visit them, you'll find that they all look great. However, they all feature so many different services and amenities that it can be very confusing to remember who offered what.
So how can you make a wise and informed decision? How can you evaluate the various communities? How can you find the right one that will suit all you needs? How will you know that you have made the right choice after all the research?
Simple. Use Comfort Life’s newest e-book: “The Ultimate Retirement Tour Checklist”!
This free workbook gives you over 150 carefully selected questions that you may not think of while touring a retirement residence.
Questions cover such important areas as:
- Location, Building and Suite Details
- Current Residents and Families
- Services & Amenities
- Food and Dining
- Health Care, Wellness & Medical
- Costs & Payments
There is also space to write down the name, address and contact information for each residence you visit, an area for your own notes and a list of additional resources you may find helpful.
Print off a checklist for each retirement residence you tour. Then compare them to find the one that suits you best.
This e-book is absolutely free and can be downloaded here.
In addition to that resource you might find this video particularly valuable. We recently had the opportunity to interview some industry experts at the 2011 ORCA (Ontario Retirement Community Association). Here is what they had to say on the topic of finding the right retirement community:
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