Senior living services are not something you shop for every day. There are many options out there and challenging decisions to be made. You’re sure to have questions. Our advisors are here for you, ready to give you the answers you need and to recommend the right solutions for your situation—even if that recommendation isn’t us.

On this page, you'll find information on our living options and services, as well as suggestions to start the discussion about new living arrangements and how to carefully evaluate a senior living community. 

Choose a community nearest you.

Then call or fill out our contact form. Remember, we’re always here for you and your loved ones.

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Learn about our different senior living communities.

All Christian Horizons communities are not-for-profit and faith-based. They range from communities with a single level of care to Life Plan Communities with a full continuum of care. We’ll help you pick the right option for your situation.

How to start the conversation with your loved ones.

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Be prepared.

Call some senior living options—such as home care and housing—and get general information.

Make a list of pros and cons for their specific situation.

Offer options. But don’t overwhelm them with choices.

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Set the tone of the discussion.

Set the tone. Be patient, willing to listen to the concerns that your parent has. 

Don’t argue. Go easy and slow unless you are in a crisis situation and believe your parent is in danger. 

Talk about ways that you can possibly help them or hire someone to help with one item first. 

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It's a process.

Decisions don't come quickly. So get as much information as you can to make an informed decision.

Be ready to continue the conversation at any time. 

If they are completely resisting any change, then it is time for a third party to try. This can be a friend, pastor or doctor—someone that your parents trust to look at the situation in a different way.

Deciding as a Family.

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Recognizing changes that need to be addressed.

You may have started to notice that your parents are beginning to struggle with day-to-day tasks. Be proactive; don’t wait for something to happen to take action. Here are some questions to answer:

  • Is the mail piling up?
  • Are bills being paid on time?
  • Have they stopped driving or having difficulty driving?
  • Are newspapers and trash piling up?
  • Are they able to make their own meals?
  • Have they stopped making plans and going out with friends? 
  • Has their mood changed? Do they seem depressed?
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What to look for when touring senior living communities.

  • Observe the level of cleanliness. Look past the furnishings, and check the corners, windows and baseboards.
  • Visit during an activity. Do the staff and residents seem engaged? Find out about the variety and quality of activities and events.
  • Visit unannounced. The staff should be just as friendly and helpful as if they were expecting you.
  • It’s vital that you have confidence with the staff. Are they engaged with the residents? Do they communicate well with each other? Do they make eye contact?
  • Above all, trust your instincts. Envision your loved one living at the community. Follow your feelings, and you’ll make the right decision!