The Mather Institute operates several residences for seniors and organizes research on what it describes as “Ways to Age Well” (its service mark). The institute is engaged in a five-year study comparing the quality of life between residents of Life Plan communities (like CCRCs) and seniors who are living on their own. Reports on Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 are available:
The Mather Institute website also offers results from many research studies.
National Continuing Care Residents’ Association (NaCCRA) – This group collaborates nationwide with residents and prospective residents of Continuing Care Retirement/Life Plan Communities and allied organizations for the purpose of promoting, protecting and improving the CCRC/Life Plan lifestyle. Read NaCCRA's 2015 model Bill of Rights for residents of CCRCs.
AARP website offers lots of information and ideas “to empower people to choose how they live as they age.”
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care has a website with information on LTC.
Justice in Aging is an organization dedicated to “Fighting Senior Poverty Through Law”.
If you find another resource that might be useful for residents of CCRCs, please use the Contact Us Form to let us know about them.
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