Discussions about senior living properties, retirement communities or retirement estates are often distorted by preconceived ideas and complicated by stress and emotion. In these circumstances it is very difficult to make a rational and objective decision.
The downside is that an ill considered decision to move could, in the future, result in a lot more stress and wasted money.
Consider the questions, and their significance based on your own circumstances and on the community or estate you are considering.
These retirement communities do not suit everyone. So to improve your chance of making the right decision you should go through each issue with a fine tooth comb.
Working through these questions it will become very clear that this is an important choice in your life. It should also raise other questions.
The decision to consider senior living properties is often taken at a time of emotional distress. So it's critical that it's not rushed or unduly influenced by well intentioned family or friends and you make a decision that's good for you.
If you've now you've decided that a move might work for you then it's time to consider some of issues you might face in these estates or communities.