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Articles and Guides

Use the following articles and guides to help you make an informed decision. Please contact your Community Resource Consultant if you have questions.

Research Is Key To Selecting A Senior Living Community 

Making the move to a senior living community can be one of the biggest life changes for an older adult, and one that warrants careful research throughout the decision-making process.

How Will You Decide? 

An analysis on how different people plan for senior housing in different ways.

Short Term Housing Trials / Respite Stays Requires Adobe Reader

Article posted in the SRES Marketplace Newsletter 2010. Try the senior community you're interested in or unsure about. Then you'll know if it's for you or not.

Costs of Living in a Community Requires Adobe Reader

The following fillable form will help you calculate costs to live in a community.

Transitioning into Retirement by MetLife 

The MetLife Study of Baby Boomers at 65 provides a view of those Baby Boomers born in 1946 who turned 65 in 2011. It examines the attitudes and behaviors of this leading edge Boomer segment as they transition into the next phase of life. Download the study here.

Value of Living in a Community Requires Adobe Reader

A worksheet to help you calculate the value of living in a community.

Contact Elderwerks

Finding assisted living or other types of senior care can be overwhelming and a time-consuming task. Elderwerks is a relationship-based company. We are dedicated to our families 24/7.

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For your complimentary, individual consultation, or for help touring an assisted living community, call an Elderwerks Consultant today at 855-462-0100.


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