• Aging Well Denver

What Should You and Your Family Consider Before Moving Into a Retirement Community?

There are so many different options for Retirement Communities and assisted living facilities that the choice can be overwhelming. Here are some things to consider when determining which is right for you - go down the list and determine your needs or the needs or your loved one. That will help you to narrow down your options.



1. Accommodations -

What type of living arrangements are they:

• Independent Apartments

• Cottage Units

• Assisted-Living Units

• Skilled-care beds

• Memory-loss units

• Number of residents

• How long they have been established for?


2. Meals -

•Breakfast

•lunch

•Supper


3. Amenities -

•Pool

•Library

•Activities Room

•Walking Trail

•Beauty Salon

•Wood Shop

•Emergency Call Button

•Housekeeping

•Transportation

•Proximity to Hospital (Miles)


4. Other things to consider -

•Rent or Purchase or Both

•Purchase Fee

•Maintenance fee

•Monthly Rent

•Entrance Fee

•Marketing Contact