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Staying In Touch With John Knox Village East

This is the John Knox Village East Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.  This information ranges from updates to healthcare policy to ways to stay fit, active and engaged as you age.


Despite the uncertainty of the past 12 months, the residential real estate market is soaring. Home values rose considerably throughout the final three quarters of 2020, and so far in 2021, that trend shows no sign of stopping.   AN OPPORTUNE MOMENT: WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO SELL According to the National Association of […]

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Why Visit A Community A Second Time?

The search for the perfect senior living community comes with plenty of different factors to consider. For many, it begins with finding the viable options in their desired area and gathering information. From there, going to actually see each community for yourself is a logical next step. But then what? The case for taking a […]

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Why Schedule A Tour – Here Are Four Reasons Why

It’s very common to feel a little unsure about senior living. It can feel like a big commitment and a drastic change. Those concerns are exactly why it helps to go on your own fact-finding mission to discover what life is like there and how a community could even enhance your lifestyle. A tour is […]

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Can I Afford Senior Living?

Many people assume that aging in place at home will be the most cost-effective option for their retirement years. However, when they begin to look at the details and compare the value of living in a retirement community to the costs associated with remaining in their home, they often are surprised to learn that many […]

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Choosing The Right Community For You

Choosing a retirement community is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for the next chapter of your life. But with differences in things like costs, contract options, availability of health care, amenities, services and more, choosing the community that’s the best fit for you requires research. Seven helpful points to consider To make […]

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Conveniences Of A Life Plan Community

We hear from people all the time they wished they moved into our community sooner than they did.  There are many reasons people express this sentiment. WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE LOVE THEIR LIFE PLAN COMMUNITIES?  “There’s so much to do here; I’m never bored.” “I look forward to dining with friends — especially since […]

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Why Move To A Retirement Community

One of the most commonly heard phrases among residents of senior living communities is, “I wish I’d moved here sooner.” That’s because, once they make the move and begin enjoying the extra time and freedom they have — not to mention all the activities, services and amenities — they wonder why they ever hesitated to […]

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When Is The Right Time For Senior Living?

You may not feel ready yet for senior living — and we get that — but there are many benefits to choosing to move sooner rather than later. Here are a couple of examples of common objections we hear all the time and why they shouldn’t stop you from making a smart choice for your […]

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How To Sell A House During COVID

If the COVID-19 situation has slowed down your move toward choosing a senior living community, you can still use this time to your advantage. There are plenty of things you can do now to get your house — and yourself — ready so that when the time is right, you can make the move quickly […]

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How To Downsize

A common step before moving into your ideal senior living community is to go through the process of downsizing. That process can feel a bit daunting, so we’ve created a helpful checklist to make things a little easier. And if you’re at home more often these days, it’s a good time to get a head […]

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