News from and about Sedgebrook

Check this page often for the latest news, articles and stories about Sedgebrook — including insight on how to age successfully.


Moving into Sedgebrook: Your Step-by-Step Guide

You may have been hearing about all the recent buzz in the real estate market, especially for sellers. Homes have been selling at higher than market value due to an increase in demand and low inventory. If you’re a senior who’s been thinking about making the move to your preferred retirement community, now’s the perfect …

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What is a Type C Continuing Care Retirement Community?

Poring over your options when it comes to senior living can feel a bit like staring into a bowl of alphabet soup. The senior living world is filled with terms you might not recognize and acronyms that aren’t always easy to decipher. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) are no exception, and complicating matters are the …

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Steps for Starting Your Senior Living Search

Congratulations! You’ve started your senior living search. “Shopping” for your ideal retirement community is a process that involves the same steps you’d take if you were making a major purchase. You start with research, investigate features and benefits, and ask questions when you need more information. If you’re able to, you “test drive,” or in …

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What to Do When Families Disagree on Long-Term Care for Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents can be stressful. The decisions that need to be made regarding care can lead to conflict among family members. Adult children, siblings and relatives may not see eye to eye about practical and financial matters. And sibling rivalries and family tensions that have nothing to do with the current situation may …

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Choosing the Right Independent Living Community for You

Choosing the right independent living community requires more than just finding an option close to your existing home. When it comes to finding the right place to call home during your retirement years, you need to find the right fit.  Independent living communities are designed to allow you to continue thriving in your retirement years …

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The Different Types of Life Plan Communities and CCRCs

You may be familiar with the term “CCRC” or “continuing care retirement community.” It generally refers to a type of senior living community where older adults can age in place. Typically, you join the community as an independent living resident and live in an apartment home or other type of residence, such as a townhouse, …

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Questions to Ask During Your Senior Living Tour

As you’re trying to decide which senior living community is right for you, one of the most important steps in the process is taking an on-site tour. You’ll get a real sense of the campus, hopefully meet a few residents, and have in-depth conversations with team members. Moving to a great community can enhance your …

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How to Prepare Your Pets for Moving into Senior Living

Your move to a senior living community is a big transition for you. It’ll be a big change for your pet, too! While their world can seem small to them, it can feel overwhelmingly larger when it’s turned upside down and suddenly they’re in an entirely new environment. Surely you’re excited that your new community …

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