What is senior living like? Why should I consider it for myself or a loved one? How do I talk to my parents about it? Is there more to it than health care? How can I find the right fit?

These are the kinds of questions Where You Live Matters was created to answer. The resources here can help you get a clear understanding of your senior living options, learn how living in a community can benefit you now and help secure your future, and equip you to make a decision that’s just right for you.

So whether you want to know how much Assisted Living costs, why aging in community is better for you, or what life is like in an active senior living community, you’ll find the articles, checklists and videos you need. And if you’d like to visit a community near you, you can find one here.

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Are you a family member caring for aging parents? We have resources for you, too. Ageless Advice is a blog that offers encouragement and practical ways you can make sure your loved one is getting the help they need — and how you can take care of yourself at the same time. You can sign up to get new posts sent right to your inbox.

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Choose Well to Live Well

Wellness is more than just good health. Learn how lifestyle choices impact seniors’ well-being and longevity.
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Compare the Lifestyle Options

From independent living to a full continuum of care, explore how senior living communities fit your lifestyle.
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Learn About Life at a Senior Living Community

What’s it really like? You may be surprised at how much today’s retirement living options have to offer every day.
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Make a Family Decision

Tools and information to help seniors, adult children and family members understand and discuss their options.
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Form a Plan to Live Well, Longer

It’s never too soon to plan for your future. Find tips, lists and information on how to make a smart plan now.
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Prepare and Manage Your Finances

Senior living may be more affordable than you think. Learn about costs, contracts, tax benefits and financing.
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According to an AARP study, over 42.6 million Americans 45 and older are suffering from chronic loneliness.
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When a Loved One Doesn’t Want Help

Seventy-seven percent of adult children say their aging parents are stubborn when it comes to managing their daily lives.
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