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Your Guide to New Hampshire Senior Living Options

Some seniors choose to age in place and live out their golden years at home. thousands of others move to senior living communities each year. Why? Because they want to enjoy convenient services, luxurious amenities, and compassionate care in the company of like-minded neighbors. You may already know about some of the main senior living […]

The Difference Between CCRCs & Life Plan Communities

It’s completely normal to feel overwhelmed when you begin exploring senior living options, either for yourself or an aging parent. After all, the senior care industry is teeming with terminology that baffles consumers. At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we find that most prospective residents are confused by the distinction between a CCRC (continuing care retirement community) and […]

Aging-in-Place vs. Senior Living: Which Is Right for You?

It’s not surprising that 87% of seniors hope to live out their golden years at home. After all, home is where children are raised, wedding anniversaries are celebrated and holiday gatherings are hosted. In short, home is where the heart is. However, aging-in-place (i.e., remaining in your home or a family member’s home) isn’t always […]

How To Evaluate Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Moving to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is a major life decision. You may crave a maintenance-free lifestyle or the security of long-term care but aren’t sure how to find the right place to call home.  At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we understand how overwhelming it can be to compare different CCRCs. One community may […]

When is it Time to Consider a Retirement Community?

The key to aging well is having a plan. And yet many seniors put off making a decision regarding senior living until an unexpected event – like a heart attack or fall – compromises their ability to live independently. At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we understand that there’s no “right” time to begin exploring continuing care […]

When Is It Time To Move a Loved One To Senior Living?

Maybe your dad keeps forgetting to pay important bills. Or, perhaps your mom’s chronic condition is worsening. No matter the circumstances, it can be hard to accept that your parent’s needs are changing. It can be even more difficult to know when senior living is the next best step.   In this blog, we will help […]

How CCRCs Benefit Adult Children & Their Senior Parents

For adult children, stepping into a caregiving role can be physically and emotionally taxing. While a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can provide your parent with the support they need, choosing senior living is difficult for everyone involved. Adult children struggle with feelings of guilt while their senior parents struggle with the idea of moving […]

Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing: What’s the Difference?

If you or a family member are struggling to live independently, it might be time to transition to a senior living community. But how do you decide which level of care is appropriate? More specifically, how do you choose between assisted living and skilled nursing? Though assisted living and skilled nursing are often confused, they […]

5 Reasons Why Elderly Couples Should Consider Moving to a CCRC

When a couple ties the knot, they vow to stand by one another in sickness and in health. But what happens when one spouse later develops a chronic disease and needs more intensive support than can be provided at home? Fortunately, there is a viable solution for elderly couples who find themselves in this situation. […]

What to Do If Your Spouse Needs More Care

Oftentimes as people age, transitioning to a new residence, especially one with specific care options and assisted support can be a must. But what happens when you and your spouse need a different level of care? Spouses with different levels of care can run into a challenging time if they are not prepared to deal […]