What is independent living?
What are the signs that indicate a need for senior housing?
When is assisted living appropriate?
What is assisted living?
Why not a nursing home?
What distinguishes the Keystone Senior communities from other retirement communities?
What does it cost to live in a Keystone Senior community?
How does a Keystone Senior community help ensure the safety of its residents?
What activities and services are available at a Keystone Senior community?
Is transportation available or do residents need a car?
The circle shrinks. As the years pass, older people attend too many funerals. Friendships that sustained them for decades lapse when companions and confidants retire or move away or grow ill. These days Sylvia Frank, who moved into an independent living residence in...read more
Independent Living Independent living is a lifestyle designed for active, healthy people who are capable of managing their own lives and making their own health care and financial decisions. Several Keystone Senior communities offer a variety of options for those who...read more
Lifestyle Choices at Keystone Senior At Keystone Senior we believe that your retirement years should be a time to do those things you have always wanted to do. We assist and encourage our residents to take part in the many social, educational, and physical activities...read more
For the Child
My wise sister Karen once told me that change is messy, no matter how much you plan for it. I can testify to that! As my siblings and I have helped my parents make "The Big Move" from their home of 28 years, my family has undergone monumental change. It has been...read more
Here’s something that trips up just about everyone we know. Our aging parents don’t want to believe that they’re getting older and need help. In one case, a client we’ll call Barbara was trying to persuade her dad to get a helper at home after her mom passed away. Dad...read more
The conversation about if and when to move a parent to an assisted living facility can alter family dynamics and divide siblings. Some parents may be resistant to move even after their health and the condition of their home deteriorate.read more
If the time comes when you can no longer manage daily living in your own home or with family members, an apartment in an assisted living facility could be the next best thing. But if you, like many, were thinking that Medicare will cover the cost of assisted living,...read more
You may be surprised to find that when you add up all of your current costs of living, you can move to a Keystone Community, worry less and live more – all for a comparable amount to what you are spending now. Download our Value Worksheet(as seen below) to calculate...read more
While the cost of living in an independent living retirement community, in most cases is comparable or less than the overall household expenses of living in a single family home, and in the case of an assisted living residence far less expensive than an extended stay...read more