Nationwide, the average cost of entering a CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) is about $260,000. They can range however from under $100,000 to well over a million depending on amenities, location, healthcare services and other variables. Lately however, negotiating entry … Continue reading →
One of the biggest challenges for the aging services industry is that what appeals to one generation does not necessarily appeal to the next. Take large CCRC’s (Continuous Care Retirement Communities) or state-of-the-art assisted living communities. These business models — often sprawling over large campuses and offering every kind of amenity you can imagine — saw a major boom and growth over the past two decades. But guess what. The “Queen Mary” cruise ship retirement lifestyle does not appeal to everyone. Consider this comment posted today on Ronni Bennett’s blog www.TimeGoesBy.net by reader “Doctafill”.