What Do You Need to Know About Cincinnati What Do You Need to Know About Cincinnati Senior Living?Senior Living?

Cincinnati may not have the retirement-town image of Orlando or Scottsdale, but it definitely has a lot to offer seniors. It’s one of the few cities outside the Sunbelt to crack the top 20 best places to retire, and it’s one of the best cities for people of all ages, due to its low cost of living, low home prices, and arts and entertainment options. To help you get the most from your time in Cincy, SeniorAdvisor.com has collected its city info on one Cincinnati Senior Care and Services page. Visit it when you’re ready to downsize, need to find an assisted living community, want a little help around the house, or are looking for new things to do.

Plan your retirement in Cincy

Because the cost of living in Cincinnati is below the national average, your retirement savings and benefits will go much farther here than in many other places. You can read up on local home prices, rents, transportation costs, and food prices in the retirement planning section of the Cincinnati senior guide. There are also articles on choosing a financial planner and elder law attorney to help you set up everything in the most tax- and inheritance-savvy way possible.

Survey the Cincinnati senior living landscape

In the Cincinnati guide’s senior living section, you’ll find explanations of different types of senior living communities, such as

  • Active retirement communities
  • Assisted living
  • Long-term care homes
  • Dementia care

There are also mini-guides to low-income housing for Cincinnati seniors, summaries of religious-based services in the city, and a look at the Best of Cincinnati Senior Living as chosen by residents and family members. More articles explain the local price ranges for nursing home care and assisted living.

Enjoy life at home longer with Cincinnati home care services

Older homeowners in Cincinnati may find that they can age in place safely and happily with a little extra help. Learn about what’s available in the city in our articles on selecting in-home care, paying for it, and hiring concierge services for additional tasks.

Get involved in and stay active

Whether you’re a homeowner or a senior community resident, you’ll want to experience the city and stay active. The Cincinnati guide covers getting around the city without driving, finding things to do at the city’s senior and community centers, participating in regular and special-event volunteer opportunities, and dining at the locals’ favorite eateries. The mini-guide to Cincinnati-area senior discounts can help you save money while you’re out on the town.

Find help with benefits and support

The financial assistance section of the Cincinnati guide can direct you to local offices for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and VA benefits and claims help. There’s also information on area caregiver support and support groups for older veterans. The caregiving section has tips on finding Cincinnati-area respite care and adult day programs to give family caregivers a break when they need one.

Find your way around Cincy or put a relative in touch with the help they need. There’s much more in the Cincinnati Senior Care and Services guide.

Casey Kelly-Barton is an Austin-based freelance writer whose childhood was made awesome by her grandmothers, great-grandmother, great-aunts and -uncles, and their friends.

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