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Monday, October 26, 2009

Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) vs. Lifecare Community - are they the same?

By Patricia Grace, Senior Care Examiner

In the past 10-15 years, the senior housing industry has introduced several new concepts and terms that are easily confused. For example, many people believe, that life care and continuing care communities are the same, and they use these terms interchangeably. However, life care is actually a subset of continuing care. While the offerings may look similar at a glance, they are not. Read full article

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