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Welcome to the New Retirement Atlas

It's no surprise that the past 18 months haven't gone according to plan, for us, or anyone else in the senior living industry (or the...

What is respite care?

Respite care is short-term relief for primary caregivers. It can be just a few hours, or several weeks. Respite care can be provided in...

What is a secured dementia care unit?

A secured dementia care unit is defined as a special care unit in a designated, separate area for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or...

What are Life Care contracts?

Many Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) offer “Life Care” contracts, rather than straightforward rental agreements. These...

What is Benevolent Care?

Benevolent Care is the discounting of fees for current residents who have exhausted their assets. It is generally only available to...

Finding Pet Friendly Senior Housing

What are we going to do with the dog? One of the most common questions we hear from seniors and their loved ones when looking at senior...