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CCRC Programming Ideas

CCRC residents are always looking for the next new thing in their community.  We can help here.  This section has case studies and ideas from CCRCs throughout the country.  Take a look and find what you need to continue to be innovative.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our activity ideas content.


Featured Content

Quickcast: Should Your CCRC Expand into HCBS?

In this 12-minute educational video, Peter Notarstefano, director of home and community-based services (HCBS) at LeadingAge, discusses why a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) might consider offering home and community-based services, steps to take in order to diversify and expand their services and what a HCBS program looks like.

5 Ways LeadingAge Members are Giving Back

LeadingAge members around the country are working hard to give back to their communities. Here’s a compilation of news about recent social accountability initiatives at Mennonite Village, Carolina Meadows, SearStone, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, and A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab Wesley Woods.

Should Your CCRC Expand into HCBS?

Should your continuing care retirement community (CCRC) begin to offer home and community-based services (HCBS)? Peter Notarstefano, director of home and community-based services at LeadingAge, offers his perspective—as well as practical advice for making your decision and implementing an HCBS program.

Some Prospective CCRC Residents Fear “Free Time”

Moving to a retirement community will remove the burden of everyday chores and give residents newfound free time to do what they love. But for many people, their daily lives are defined by what we characterize as burdens. As you make these statements, your prospect might be thinking, “what will I do if I don't have my chores?

Texas CCRC Repositions to Include Health Center

The repositioning of a Texas CCRC includes new apartments as well as a new health care center that offers state-of-the-art assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing and rehab.