CCRCs Offering “Try Before You Buy” Lifestyle Samplers

In an effort to attract more retirees, one particular senior housing community is offering potential guests complimentary overnight stays as a way of test-driving the facility before making a decision. 

Florida’s East Ridge at Cutler Bay is a Continuing Care Retirement Facility (CCRC) that caters to a number of seniors as the only South Florida life care community which hosts what is called a “Mini-Retirement Sampler,” according to the Kendall Gazette.

The free-of-charge overnight stay is not only limited to one night. Singles and couples are encouraged to spend the weekend—three days, two nights—as a way of experiencing East Ridge’s community experience. 

With a golf cart as the primary means of travel the grounds’ 76 acres, potential residents are allowed to tour the community’s grounds, which include amenities such as a fitness and wellness center, swimming pool, and golf putting area for those looking to retire on the green. 

Celebrating over 50 years in the Miami-Dade County, the Kendall Gazette notes East Ridge at Cutler Bay as the area’s only life care community that incorporates eight elements of wellness: social, vocational, intellectual, spiritual, physical, emotional, environmental and health services. 

Written by Jason Oliva 

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  1. dhutson4994 says

    Not sure why this is being treated as news. At we've offered complimentary "live the life" stays in our senior living communities for years now, as I'm sure others have. It's a great way to give prospective residents a taste of what the experience is all about.

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