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What is Your Long Term Care Retirement Strategy?

By | 2017-06-23T17:48:50+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Retirement can be a source of great rest and relaxation. If one doesn't prepare for long-term care, however, retirement can be filled with worry and anxiety. Stock Investor shares some expert insight to help you know why you should be prepared and how to best move forward with a plan for the long-term. READ MORE [...]

The Blessing of Intergenerational Relationships & Learning

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:51+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

In 2016, Luther Manor invited a UWM theater student to live amongst their residents. The hope was that friendships would be made, bonds would form, and that each generation would learn from the other. Kathleen Dunn of Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed 2 Luther Manor residents about the program and the unexpected joys that came from it. [...]

The Unexpected Benefits of Senior Living Communities

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:51+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Senior living communities, like anything else, are an ever evolving landscape and things are only getting better! Some of the best things that Life Plan Communities (formerly known as continuum care retirement communities) offer residents and families, however, are somewhat unknown. In the article below, McKnights Senior Living explores the unsung benefits of communities like Luther Manor. READ MORE [...]

Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:51+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Being an adult child of a parent who may need to move is not easy! Apart from the conversations you need to have with your parents, there are other challenges: rightsizing, finding the right community, and dealing with the sense of loss they may feel. Our Parents magazine has some advice that will help you help your parents [...]

Creating Art & Friendships in Senior Living

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:51+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Luther Manor is a Life Plan Community. We have much to learn from being in community with one another no matter age, color or background. We have put the truth of this idea into practice by making college-age art student and our senior residents neighbors. They live next door to one another, eat with one another, and create together. The [...]

Paying for Senior Care: What Options Do You Have?

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:52+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The transition into senior care has many challenges. Perhaps the most difficult is understanding how things will be payed for. There are several factors involved in coming to an understanding – your health, your finances, the community you're interested in to name just a few. Let's start to get familiar with the options and terminology in the [...]

When Is It Time to Stop Being a Caregiver?

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:52+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

It's difficult to watch your loved ones (especially mom and dad) slip away right before your eyes. Whether you see their decline every day as a caregiver or only every so often, how can you know when it's time to ask for help and seek outside care? Dementia Today has some tips and ideas for you to consider! READ MORE [...]

Overcoming Objections to Senior Living

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:52+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

If you (or someone you love) struggle with the idea of moving into a senior living or Life Plan Community, you're not alone. "I'm just not ready," has become the mantra of the day. Residents and experts alike would tell us that the decision to move while the decision is ours is a wise one and that abundant life [...]

How Do You Envision Life in Retirement?

By | 2017-05-20T19:24:53+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Many of us make new year's resolutions. We may not keep them for very long, but we make them nonetheless. These types of resolutions are usually short-sighted and change from year to year. What if we need to do more than that? Is it possible that we don't spend enough time thinking about our future as we [...]