How to Research Lifecare Communities

Savvy retirees looking for the best retirement option in Maine are encouraged to do the following if the terms lifecare, continuing care or continuum of care are discussed when evaluating a retirement community:research

  1. Ask to see the Certificate of Authority from the Maine Superintendent of Insurance.
  2. Ask for a copy of the Continuing Care Agreement.
  3. Evaluate the Agreement to confirm that the agreement aligns with the Certificate of Authority
  4. Understand the pros and cons of choosing a lifecare retirement community like Piper Shores versus another that offers or purports to offer continuing care.