This web site was copied prior to January 20, 2005. It is now a Federal record managed by the National Archives and Records Administration. External links, forms, and search boxes may not function within this collection. Learn more.   [hide]
Skip Navigation
  DHHS logo Dept. of Health & Human Services
  Search Button
Available language translations
Link to AoA Homepage U.S. Administration on Aging
About AoA
Press Room
Elders and Families
Professionals
AoA Grant Programs
Chinese español Francais Deutsch Italiano Japanese Korean Portugues
Home > Elders & Families > Housing > Housing With Services > CCRC
Elders & Families
Bullet Alzheimer's Resource Room
Clear Image
Bullet Disaster Assistance
Clear Image
Bullet Elder Rights & Resources
Clear Image
Bullet For Caregivers
Clear Image
Bullet Housing
Clear Image
Square Bullet Assistive Technology
Clear Image
Square Bullet Home Remodeling
Clear Image
Square Bullet Housing Services
Clear Image
Square Bullet Independent Living
Clear Image
Square Bullet Nursing Facilities
Clear Image
Bullet How to Find Help
Clear Image
Bullet Nutrition
Clear Image
Bullet Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Clear Image
Bullet Services for Seniors
Clear Image
Bullet Volunteer Opportunities
Clear Image
Bullet More Resources
Clear Image
Housing

Housing With Services

CCRC

A continuing care retirement community is a gate secured campus offering independent living, assisted living and nursing home care. It usually provides a written contract between the resident and the community, which offers a continuum of housing, services and health care services, commonly all on one campus. CCRC residents enjoy an independent lifestyle with the knowledge that if they become sick or frail, their needs will continue to be met. In general, residents are expected to move into the community while they are still independent and able to take care of themselves.

CCRC Resources: (Off Site Links):
  • AARP - Continuing Care Retirement Communities (Off Site)

    This website is a valuable resource. It discusses the appeal of CCRCs as well as what to expect, living costs and entry limitations.

  • The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (Off Site)

    Continuing Care Accreditation Commission is the Consumer’s Report of the CCRC world. They rate CCRC facilities based on their excellence, integrity, volunteerism, credibility, innovation, and independence. This websites gives you as customers the inside track to finding the best of the best CCRC in America.

Disclaimer: References from this web page or from any of the information services sponsored by AoA to any non-governmental entity, product, service or information does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Administration on Aging or any of its employees. AoA is not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" web pages referenced from this server. Although our page includes links to sites including or referencing good collections of information, AoA does not endorse ANY specific products or services provided by public or private organizations. By using this site, the user takes full responsibility for any use of these links.

 


Spotlight - Images of Older Americans
Additional Topics
* Eldercare Locator (Off Site)
* HHS - Self-Evaluation to Promote Community Living for People with Disabilities (Off Site)
* 1990 Census Data on Housing and Population (Off Site)
* National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification (Off Site)
* Senior Citizens Page - Department of Housing and Urban Development (Off Site)
Site Utilities Tab
Last Updated 9/9/04
*Printer-friendly page
*Email this page to a friend
*Was the information on this page helpful? Top
What’s New  |  Contact AoA  |  Visitor's Guide  |  Privacy Notice  |  Accessibility  |  FOIA  |  Site Map  |  Topics A-ZGlossary