What is a CCRC?

May 25, 2017

Every year the senior population grows, projected to include over 60 million people by 2025. This steady increase of elderly individuals means the retirement industry is going to be busier than ever, pressed to provide the best care options possible.

Many people are living longer, healthier lives thanks to the progress of modern medicine, so the desire to “age in place” is more popular than ever. People are seeking retirement options that allow them to retain much of their independence, without sacrificing the ability to receive care as needed.

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) can be a perfect fit for seniors looking to transition into retirement as seamlessly as possible. These communities include independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care options all in a single, fluid campus setting.

Flexible housing options range from studio apartments to quaint cottages within the various levels of care. The idea is that your retirement shouldn’t be held hostage by transitioning to a care option only when medically necessary. Instead, residents of CCRCs can live comfortably on their own until a time comes when greater assistance is needed.

Information provided by www.SeniorCaring.com