To make it easier for you to understand the ins and outs of senior living, check out our blogs. They’re a useful resource for your family to rely on as you embark on your senior living journey.

5 Tips for Boosting Brain Health

It’s important to maintain our physical, mental and spiritual health as we age. But what about our brains? If you have family members or friends who suffer from serious cognitive diseases, you may be researching ways to reduce your risk of experiencing these as well. Fortunately, more research is being compiled on how to improve …

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How and Why Seniors Stage Their Homes for Sale 

As adult children move away and demands on time lessen in retirement, many older adults find that they no longer want or need to live in a large residential home. This shift, as well as concerns about social isolation and future health needs, leads many seniors to explore senior living communities like Claridge Court.  Once …

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What Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Community

If you’ve ever explored retirement community options for yourself or a loved one, you know there are a wealth of choices. The ideal way to start your search is with a structured plan that gives you a better understanding of available choices so you can easily evaluate and narrow them down. Is now the time …

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How Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

Friends play an important role in every stage of our lives. From preschool, to college, to our first jobs, friends are there every step of the way to love, support and celebrate us. Although it can be difficult to make new friends as an adult, you may be surprised to learn the positive impact our …

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

For many of us, chilly temperatures evoke  the urge to cuddle up with a warm beverage and a good book. Before settling down for the season, however, homeowners must complete the yearly process of winterizing their homes ahead of the winter weather. This process requires yearly labor and costs that can become difficult to manage, …

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community

When you are preparing to explore your options for a senior living community, do you know what to look for? It can be difficult to differentiate between communities, making it difficult to determine which senior living community best fits your wants and needs. We can help ease the process by filling you in on what …

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Planning for Retirement in Kansas City

Even if you’ve been diligently saving for retirement for decades, when the time comes to officially take that leap, it can still feel overwhelming. You might be worrying, “have I saved enough to live the life I want?” While there are a multitude of questions to ask yourself to get to the bottom of that …

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Moving into Claridge Court: Your Step-by-Step Guide

There are many factors to consider when looking for your ideal retirement community. From the concrete financial and healthcare components, to the intangibles like community atmosphere and sense of belonging. At Claridge Court, it’s our goal to get to know you as an individual and provide you with as much information as possible to help …

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Type A or Type B Contract: Which Is Right for You?

As you research your senior living options, you’ll come across terms referring to the types of community contracts that are available. CCRCs (continuing care retirement communities) typically offer one or more types of contracts for providing residential services and medical care. Here are definitions of common terms that will help you understand these contracts — …

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