CCRC

How living at a CCRC changed my tune

Senior music major Haley Jenkins reflects on how spending her final year of college living at retirement community has taught her about life—and changed her plans for the future. 

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CCRC, arts nonprofit partner to bring music to the bedside

A Long Island, New York-based life care retirement community and arts organization have taken music therapy to a higher octave. They’ve partnered to bring one-on-one live musical performances to the bedside of residents receiving palliative care.
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Knotty knitters up to their eyes in wool

A group of seniors at a retirement community have received an influx of donations after making an appeal for wool. Now they need more knitters to keep up. 

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Study: At CCRCs, CNA wages still dragging behind other caregivers

Certified nurse aides salaries are, on average, increasing but at a slower rate than their salaried co-workers and supervisors, according to the latest Continuing Care and Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report.

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A bike ride down memory lane

The Cycling Without Age program has pedaled into Madison, Wis., allowing seniors to get back on the bike—and they don’t even have to pedal. 

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Erickson Living hires VP for business strategy and development

Erickson Living, a national developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, grows its executive team ahead of anticipated facility growth.

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A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

A Kansas retirement complex is building, renovating and upgrading its campus to meet changing consumer needs and stay competitive in the marketplace. That means adding more independent living, a new memory center, common area space and a rehab center. 

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College student will keep singing for supper at CCRC

The artist in residence program has been such a success that an Iowa continuing care retirement community will allow a college student to spend another semester living with residents. 

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Weaving new ties at one CCRC

A North Carolina continuing care retirement community helps residents connect by teaching them how to re-cane chairs and weave baskets. 

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CCRC expands by demand

Chateau Girardeau is making room for more residents. The continuing care retirement community plans to add eight single-dwelling estate homes to its community, which already has a wait list. 

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