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How a Life Plan Community Offers Families Peace of Mind

Senior woman embracing adult daughter

Moving to a Life Plan Community is a big decision. After all, it’s where you plan to live the rest of your life. And while everyone has different priorities, the less you and your family members have to worry about, the better. That’s where the value of a Life Plan Community really shines.

The Benefits of a Life Plan Community

For many seniors, a Life Plan Community like Blakehurst offers a better quality of life. They no longer have to worry about home maintenance and repairs. They don’t have to plan, prepare and cook every meal. They have more time and more opportunities to pursue their interests. And they can rely on the community for transportation if they’re unable to drive.

In short, their family can stop worrying about them because they’re having the time of their lives. Neighbors and staff at the community are there to support them. And if their health needs ever change, care is available on-site at a Life Plan Community.

A Plan for Whatever Tomorrow May Bring

Unlike a stand-alone independent living, assisted living or memory care community, Life Plan Communities offer a continuum of on-site care, including assisted living and skilled nursing. Some communities, such as Blakehurst, also offer memory care.

Ideally, seniors move to a Life Plan Community as independent living residents. If a resident’s care needs increase, they can get the care they need on campus. They don’t have to move to an unfamiliar setting where they don’t know anyone. And they remain close to their spouse and friends, so it’s easy to stay connected to the people they love.

Predictable Costs are Part of the Equation

There are three main types of contracts offered by Life Plan Communities. Blakehurst offers a Type A LifeCare® contract. With this type of contract, the monthly fee doesn’t change substantially as you move between independent living and assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care. Knowing what your costs will be makes financial planning more predictable and less stressful. Partially refundable entrance fee options also help protect your estate.

Explore the Benefits of Towson’s Premier Life Plan Community

It’s never too soon to start researching your senior living options. If you’re someone who likes to plan your next move and stay in control of the process, we invite you to learn more about us. As you’ll discover, everything is top rated, including our 5-Star-rated Chestnut Green Health Center. To learn more, contact us. We’re here to help you every step of the way.