Thu, Jul 15 | Johnston Lions Club

Straight Talk about Assisted Living and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)

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Straight Talk about Assisted Living and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)

Time & Location

Jul 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Johnston Lions Club, 6501 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA

About the Event

Choosing a retirement community is not always easy. In fact, it can be downright confusing.  There are many shapes and sizes, prices, and amenities to choose from, so it can take time to research your options. During this 90-minute panel discussion, you will learn the facts about continuing care and life care options available in the Greater Des Moines area.  Often misunderstood, now is the perfect time to educate yourself so you can make the right decisions about your future care needs.

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