What’s the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community?

The senior living landscape has been evolving over the past several years, as a new generation of older adults continues to expect much more than continuing care from retirement communities. No longer are seniors willing to accept the outdated expectation to “retire, rest and rust” – they expect to remain active, vibrant and vital at …

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Do I Need Concierge Service, Home Care or Assisted Living?

Whether it’s you or an older adult in your family who’s needing more help with activities of daily living, there’s really no one-size-fits-all solution. Because each person’s needs are unique, it’s not a black-and-white choice between Assisted Living and In-Home Care.  Rather, the decision comes down to what type of environment the client prefers.   So …

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What Assisted Living is Like at Fellowship

The benefits of assisted living from a family member’s perspective – a daughter’s testimonial Susan Putman knows the value of assisted living at Fellowship Village. She knows, because she’s seen the positive difference it’s made in her mother’s life – and in her own.  Susan’s mother originally moved to Fellowship Village as an independent living …

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The Store: A Fellowship Village Life Plan Community Feature

Imagine not having to drive all over town for essentials and appointments, having everything you need within walking distance of your home. This is what you get at a Life Plan Community. The ultimate goal of this type of senior living community is to make the lives of residents easier, so they can do more …

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Why Move to a Life Plan Community in the New Year

What do you want to achieve in the new year? If one of your new year’s resolutions is to live a more active life, free from the frustrations of home maintenance, a Life Plan Community may be for you! A Life Plan Community, like Fellowship Village, offers everything you need all on a single campus. …

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5 Ways You Can Support Others (and yourself) This Holiday Season

This article is adapted from this AARP Friends & Family Blog article. New research shows that you likely helped someone this year…and even if it was a small gesture, it likely made a big difference.  A recent survey by OptionB.org, a nonprofit organization that promotes resiliency founded by Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandburg, found …

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How Life Plan Communities Can Benefit Your Lifestyle

When you hear the phrase “life plan community” what comes to mind? You might have no idea what a life plan community is, or you might picture a standard, retirement home form of living. If that is the case, you might be pleasantly surprised! At Fellowship Village, our premier senior life plan community (also known …

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What are the Benefits of Assisted Living?

Your loved one may require more assistance than you can provide, which is where assisted living can help. Your parent or family member can thrive in assisted living and allow you to focus on nurturing your relationship with them rather than being their caregiver. What is Assisted Living? Assisted living is designed for individuals who …

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How Life Plan Communities Can Impact Lifespan

Have you ever thought in detail about where you live? Factors like your environment and the neighborhood you live in can have a serious impact on your overall level of health. In fact, studies have shown that where you live can greatly impact your lifespan. This is why more and more seniors are exploring the …

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How Dining Menus are Created at Fellowship Senior Living

In your hunt for the perfect life plan community for your retirement, you’ve compared residences, the type of maintenance-free services offered and, of course, the cost. But there’s another factor you shouldn’t forget to consider: the food! You don’t want run-of-the-mill cafeteria food where you just have to accept what is given to you. Instead, …

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