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    7242 Mansfield St
    Detroit, MI 48228
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    28 Westminster St
    Detroit, MI 48202
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    2224 Anderdon St
    Detroit, MI 48215
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    1545 Woodward Ave
    Detroit, MI 48226
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    14626 Mansfield St
    Detroit, MI 48227
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    16875 Ardmore St
    Detroit, MI 48235
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    8603 La Salle Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48206
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    16850 Wyoming St
    Detroit, MI 48221
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    17558 Monica St
    Detroit, MI 48221
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    7310 Rosemont Ave
    Detroit, MI 48228
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    18474 Salem St
    Detroit, MI 48219
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    2923 Pasadena St
    Detroit, MI 48238
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    16800 Wyoming St
    Detroit, MI 48221
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    20521 Westmoreland Rd
    Detroit, MI 48219
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    19163 Woodingham Dr
    Detroit, MI 48221
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    1001 Leland St
    Detroit, MI 48207
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    3446 Gladstone
    Detroit, MI 48206
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    18040 Roselawn
    Detroit, MI 48211
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    18042 Roselawn
    Detroit, MI 48211
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    11353 Grandville Ave
    Detroit, MI 48228
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    12937 Archdale St
    Detroit, MI 48227
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    404 E Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48207
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    18960 Stansbury St
    Detroit, MI 48235
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    11435 Wyoming
    Detroit, MI 48204
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    4701 Chrysler Dr
    Detroit, MI 48201
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    4325 Cortland St
    Detroit, MI 48204
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    3044 Cortland St
    Detroit, MI 48206
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    4453 Saint Clair St
    Detroit, MI 48214
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    7340 Nett St
    Detroit, MI 48213
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    4159 Algonquin St
    Detroit, MI 48215
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    4178 Algonquin St
    Detroit, MI 48215
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    2230 Anderdon St
    Detroit, MI 48215
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    5522 Webb St
    Detroit, MI 48204
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    408 E Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48207
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    20115 Houghton St
    Detroit, MI 48219
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    8505 Plymouth Rd
    Detroit, MI 48204
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    4540 Ternes St
    Detroit, MI 48210
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    18495 Winston St
    Detroit, MI 48219
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    48 Chandler St
    Detroit, MI 48202
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    18461 Woodingham Dr
    Detroit, MI 48221
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    19200 Shiawassee Drive Ofc
    Detroit, MI 48219
  • 846 E Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48207
  • 1102 E Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48207
  • 5083 Bedford St
    Detroit, MI 48224
  • 369 Glendale Street Ofc
    Detroit, MI 48203
  • 1200 West McNichols Road
    Detroit, MI 48203
  • 8737 14th St
    Detroit, MI 48206
  • 570 E Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48207
  • 11642 Broadstreet Ave
    Detroit, MI 48204
  • 18040 Roselawn Street
    Detroit, MI 48221

Retirement Communities Info

Retirement Communities Summary:
A retirement community is a living arrangement designed to accommodate adults age 55 years of age or older who are still able to care for themselves. While each retirement community has its own perks, many of these offer 24-hour staff located within the complex, housekeeping services, and planned activities for residents. The services provided depend on the individual needs, mobility, and health of each person. There are different retirement communities that cater to different groups of retirees and different income levels.

Retirement communities come in many forms that include apartment or condo style living arrangements, stand alone house styles, and even communities composed of single home units. Some are set up like gated communities. There is such a great demand for some facilities that they use a lottery type system to choose residents for available units.

While most retirement communities are designed for seniors with limited health problems that do not interfere with independent daily functioning, most offer onsite staff around the clock to help respond to emergency situations. Some facilities allow the hiring of in-home health care, while others do not. Newer specialty communities will offer moves to higher levels of care as needed by the residents.

Retirement Communities Specialties:


Retirement Communities offer various levels of care to their residents that expand as client needs change. Independent living, assisted living, special care or memory care, and skilled nursing are available in the same campus at many communities. A substantial entrance fee followed by monthly fees based on services are required for these types of retirement communities.

Procedures and Treatments:


While retirement communities do not offer medical services or assisted living, they often provide activities and special facilities, such as tennis courts, golf courses, swimming pools, fitness centers, and more. Planned group activities and exercises may include arts and crafts, continuing education, aerobics, yoga, and others.

Retirement Communities Profession Details:


Retirement communities vary by cost and services offered. However, they are typically designed specifically for seniors. Living spaces may be smaller and maintenance, yard work, and possibly housekeeping, services are provided. Applicants to retirement communities must meet age requirements, be partially or fully retired depending on the specific community, and be able to care for themselves independently and without assistance.

Retirement Communities Associations:


National Active Retirement Association, American Seniors Housing Association, American Association of Retirement Communities.


Retirement Communities FAQs:

Do retirement communities offer medical services?
Typically, retirement communities do not offer medical services on site. However, 24-hour staff can help contact medical personnel in case of an emergency situation. There may also be transportation options to nearby medical care.

Are retirement communities expensive?
The cost of living in a retirement community varies widely depending on the facility, type of housing, and amenities offered. However, there are subsidized senior housing options for low income individuals.

What types of retirement communities are there?
Some of the retirement communities include:

Active adult communities: May provide activities and promote active lifestyle
Continuing care communities: May provide independent, assisted living, or nursing care facilities.
Assisted living communities: Provide supervision and assistance with everyday activities.
Non-institutional communities: May encourage family involvement.
Hospice communities: Provide comfortable facilities for terminally ill seniors.

How does a person choose which retirement community is best suited to them?
The best retirement community facility is one suited to your individual needs. You should determine where you want to live (type of climate, proximately to family members), your current health requirements, your activity level, budget, and what extra services you want included (meals, transportation, security). Then find a retirement community in the city and state that you would like to live.

What are the benefits of a retirement community?
Most retirement communities have open floor plans and easy accessibility for those with limited mobility. Retirement communities are maintenance free; you don' have to cook, clean, or worry about repairs or maintenance to appliances. Retirement communities have age specific activities and many other residents who share the same interests. Safety and security is of high priority to retirement communities.

Who shouldn't consider residing at a retirement community?
Retirees and seniors who require extensive care should not consider a retirement community. Often, these facilities cannot offer the proper level of care.

What is the difference between a retirement community and a nursing home?
A retirement community offers flexible living options for retirees who want to keep their independence but who also want to live maintenance free. A nursing home is for seniors who have serious or chronic health issues that require a great deal of care.

What are some services available at a retirement community?
Extra services include meal service, laundry service, pools and recreational facilities, library, games room, pharmacy and physician services. Public transportation (private buses) is usually offered to drive seniors to local shopping centers, churches, or other places.


Retirement Communities Related Terms:
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