Costs & Ownership
There may be many reasons why you’re thinking of moving into a retirement village, such as more companionship, increased security or better access to healthcare and support in the future.
Whatever your reasons are, before you choose a retirement village you need to make sure you are aware of the various costs and ownership, as these will differ slightly for each retirement village.
In this section we hope to give you plenty of useful information to help you make the right decision for you.
Commonly there are a few types of options available within retirement communities;
- Independent living with the peace of mind of on-site security and a range of facilities
- Assisted living options where you can “pick and mix” what sort of assistance you require whether short or long term;
- Care homes situated within a retirement village that provide specialised medical care