U.S. News & World Report Names Cottage Grove Place a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – May 10, 2022 – Cottage Grove Place has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community. Cottage Grove Place is one of the senior living communities recognized by U.S. News that earned “Best” status by achieving the highest possible rating for both Independent Living and Assisted… Continue reading U.S. News & World Report Names Cottage Grove Place a 2022-23 Best Senior Living Community

Life Care Services Ranked #1 In Independent Living Customer Satisfaction By J.D. Power

Nation’s second-largest senior living operator receives highest score in all 6 factors Cottage Grove Place is excited to announce our management company, Life Care Services, has become the first and only senior living company to rank first in customer satisfaction for three consecutive years among independent senior living communities in the J.D. Power 2021 – Senior… Continue reading Life Care Services Ranked #1 In Independent Living Customer Satisfaction By J.D. Power

A Positive Aging Mindset May Slow the Aging Process

by Brad Breeding “Age is just a number.” “You’re only as old as you feel.” “Age is a state of mind.” Such clichés may seem trite, but there’s more and more evidence that these sentiments about aging may be quite accurate. A man-made time warp Ellen Langer is a renowned Harvard social psychologist who has been… Continue reading A Positive Aging Mindset May Slow the Aging Process

How Respite Care Can Be Used To Test Drive Assisted Living

Moving your parents or loved one to assisted living is a decision that requires a lot of thought and research. There are so many different aspects of an assisted living community to consider that without visiting communities, there’s no real way to know if it meets all your requirements, or if you, your parents or… Continue reading How Respite Care Can Be Used To Test Drive Assisted Living

Senior Living Gives Seniors and Adult Children Peace of Mind

Children — even adult children — turn to their parents for support. They see their parents as caregivers, and it’s often a surprise when the roles become reversed. Seemingly out of the blue, sons and daughters notice their parents slowing down. They may even worry about their parents living in a house by themselves. Senior… Continue reading Senior Living Gives Seniors and Adult Children Peace of Mind

4 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Consider a Move to a Retirement Community

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by Brad Breeding There are certain things in life that, if you wait until you feel absolutely certain that you’re ready and the timing is perfect, you will probably never do — getting married, buying a house, having children, and retiring among them. Another milestone that is commonly on this list is moving to a retirement community, such as a… Continue reading 4 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Consider a Move to a Retirement Community

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What Will Long-Term Care Cost and How Long Will I Need It?

by Brad Breeding According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)’s Administration on Aging (AOA), around 70 percent of people over the age of 65 will require long-term care services at some point in their life. This means they will need assistance with at least two activities of daily living (ADLs) such as eating, dressing, or… Continue reading What Will Long-Term Care Cost and How Long Will I Need It?