Resources

Additional information regarding your move to Shaker Pointe.

Here is a collection of useful resources for anyone considering a retirement community and for those who have already chosen to move into a community such as Shaker Pointe. Continue to check this page as it will be updated regularly when we uncover new resources.

Tips for Successful Aging

A look at how to age successfully based on the findings of The MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America.

What you lose by not moving

The benefits of moving to a senior community written by Anthony Mullen, Director of Research for the National Investment Center for the Senior Housing & Care Industry.

Downsizing

A six step framework to simplify your senior move.  Put together by Holly Pajak, owner of Senior Movies by Design NY.

Donation Organizations

Planning ahead and starting to Downsize? Consult our organized guide to local options for donating your unwanted items.

American Seniors Housing Association

Whether you’re a senior searching for answers or a caring family member eager to assist, you’ll find our unbiased, research-based, thought-provoking resources will guide you toward smart, confident decisions.

Why pay an Entry Fee at a Senior Living Community?

It may seem counter-intuitive, but entrance fees can ultimately make senior living communities more affordable—and provide greater predictability.