How to Know When You Are Ready to Move Into A Retirement Home?

How to Know When You Are Ready to Move Into A Retirement Home?

The best time to making a move to a retirement community is while you are an active adult, engaged with life, and able to make sound and informed decisions that consider the lifestyle, home environment and the community that you want to be part of. Making life changing decisions becomes more challenging…

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When Is a Retirement Community Too Large?

When Is a Retirement Community Too Large?

Lancaster County is blessed with nearly two dozen Life Plan (also know as continuing care) retirement communities. Many of these communities are home to 400, 800, and even thousands of residents! On the other side of the scale is a retirement village like United Zion, with about 150 residents. How do…

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Reserving Your Retirement Home

Reserving Your Retirement Home

The coordination of when to sell a home, packing life’s accumulated mementos and setting up your ideal retirement nest can be mind boggling. Doing this while juggling the financial requirements, tours and open houses with potential purchasers and the timing of sales agreements can make a decision to…

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Making the Move

Making the Move

Transitioning to a retirement home can be daunting at first. There are many decisions to make.  How will you sell your house? Real estate agent or public auction? Whose services will you choose? What is needed to get your house ready for sale?  What do you want to bring along to your new residence?…

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Retirement Financial Planning

Retirement Financial Planning

When considering your financial eligibility senior living, United Zion considers factors such as sources of income, assets and insurance coverage. With the completion of a simple preliminary application, United Zion’s financial software can verify current financial eligibility. This feedback will be …

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Why Consider a Life Plan Retirement Community (CCRC)?

Why Consider a Life Plan Retirement Community (CCRC)?

A Life Plan Retirement Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offers the greatest security possible as you know if your needs change, the community can be accommodate you when aging throws you a sudden curve ball. When unplanned circumstances arise, having a host of services…

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