2022: 3 Day version, focusing on CCRCs and other housing variations
4 Day version with Steve Gilvar: 2019: Fridays, Oct 4,11,18 and 25; 2018: Oct 12-Nov 2,
The scope here is for long-term, active living options Short URL for this page is: https://is.gd/NHretirement
These include 55+ housing communities, 55+ apartment housing, Continuing/Life Care communities -- both non-profit and commercial. [Not included would be nursing care facilities or assisted living facilities unless they are incorporated into the more active living situations]
Home Service Models; 55+ focused living - residences, condos, apartments, mobile homes ..
A copy of the slides is posted at the end of this page.
Introduction to concepts, terminology, resources
Identifying participant's interests, objectives
Do NH Natives have a different view from "newbies"
What does "Independent Living" mean to you? (to your spouse, kids, potential guardian...)
Staying where you are
Dec 2022: Consumer Reports, "How to age-proof your home"
Seniors helping Seniors
In-home, at-home services
Hunt at Home
AARP concept of livable communities and 2018 Survey results
AARP article "Can you afford to age in place?"
New Hampshire Housing (.org) publications & reports
US News & World Report "Best senior living" (2022)
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (we are tracking those registered with the NH Insurance Commissioner)
Birch Hill video describing CCRC options at high level (Now Riverwoods Manchester)
Map of the 13+ CCRCs in NH (here)
Getting good advice - Legal, Accountant, etc.
Condos, Apartments 55+, 62+
55+ community options
NH Town by Town "healthy aging" report information now available (2019)
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (vary from active retirement living though nursing care, in some cases in the same facility)
AARP article on CCRCs
National Continuing Care Residents Association (may not be active in 2019)
NH Non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC):
(Hunt at Home is an alternative approach)
RiverMead - Peterborough
Havenwood Heritage Heights - 2 locations in Concord
Hillside Village, Keene (new)
Wesley Woods, Laconia
The Baldwin, Londonderry (2023) [associated with Edgewood in Mass.]
Wentworth Senior Living - Portsmouth
There are 100+ other senior living facilities characterized as "CCRC's" in NH, ranging from 6 beds on up,
they are not listed with the Insurance Commissioner -- and check what services they provide, and benevolence clauses as well.
Village to Village Network (collaboration of sr. home owners based on "Villages" model)
Community Care of Lyme - Lyme NH
Monadnock at Home - Jaffery NH
Cheshire Village at Home - Keene, NH
VIllage Network - Nashua, NH (Life Coping, Inc.)
Note sites below may be collecting contact data and may be funded by selling that so folks can call, email or physically mail you promotional materials related to aging
One suggestion: if you identify a place of interest using these tools, enter the name of that into your search engine directly, and go to their web page to find out what services they provide.
Rental Units, modular homes, etc.
Just using Google Maps and asking for New Hampshire 55+ apartments (not all are 55+)
www.LivingInnovations.com (Supporting persons with disabilities)
www.RetirementHomes.com (search tool for selected properties)
www.RetirementLiving.com (search tool ...)
www.TopRetirements.com ( lists locations outside of US as well as by state)
www.NHModularHomes.com (sells units)
Commercial residences (mostly condos and housing developments promoted by commercial sales entities)
NH State Plan on Aging (June 2019)
Link to all NH Dept. of Health & Human Services licensed facilities
Aging in place resources: http://www.ageinplace.org/Local-Chapters/New-Hampshire
Jan 2018 NH Magazine "Guide to Retirement Living" (advertising insert)
Dibbbern site national index of senior living options
CoHousing -- national Directory
https://www.senioradvisor.com/ (requires registration for details)
Beyond the scope of this class (long term care, memory care facilities, assisted living facilities, etc.)
After55.com -- lists many options
A Place for Mom -- requires registration - lists a range of communities nation wide, can sort by location, type...
(although if you Google "62+ Apartments near me" ...
you get to placeformom listings without registration.)