Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Deciding Where to Live

Aging.gov

Source: U.S. Deaprtment of Health & Human Services

Description:

New portal to help older adults find information about healthy lifestyles, planning for retirement, and knowing the options for health care and long-term care.


Developing a Naturally Occuring Retirement Community (NORC)

Source: United Hospital Fund

Description:

Blueprint for serving a community that was not originally built for seniors, but that now is home to a significant proportion of older residents.


Is It Time to Move? Retirement Housing Planning Sheet

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Questions for seniors and family to ask when weighing the pros and cons of moving to a retirement community.


Senior Homesharing

Source: NOLO Law for All

Description:

Information about the legal, financial and practical aspects of senior home-sharing matchup programs


The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC)

Source: Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Description:

Accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and other types of continuums of care referred to as "aging services networks." Site includes booklet "Consumer Guide to Understanding Financial Performance and Reporting in Continuing Care Retirement Communities"


Worksheet for Evaluating a Senior Living Community

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Questions to ask when choosing between retirement communities, including facilities, terms and conditions, cost and services.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.