CCRCs offer independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care on one campus. This gives a person a chance to stay in one place even if his or her needs change. Many CCRCs offer resident contracts insuring lifetime housing and services. These communities also offer a variety of social activities and educational opportunities on the campus. Most CCRCs require a one-time entrance fee, which may be partially or fully refundable, and then monthly payments thereafter. These fees vary by community and depend on the type of housing and services they offer. Other CCRCs operate on a rental basis and do not require an entrance fee.
Levels of Care
There are many types of care to consider: