For most families, cost is a key consideration when weighing the benefits of a senior living community. However, you may be surprised to learn that many older adults actually spend more by living alone and paying separately for a mortgage or rent, utilities, groceries, home care and transportation. This worksheet will help you compare the costs.


Cost Comparison worksheet

See how reasonable “La Pueblita” lifetime living community can be by comparing your expenses below:

Staying at Home La Pueblita
Mortgage-rent how fees Included
Real estate-property taxes Included
Home insurance Included
Utilities ( Cable tv, electric, water, qas, track remmoval) Included
Lawn care, landscaping and maintenance Included
Interior & exterior home maintenance Included
Weekly housekeeping & laundry services Included
Pest control Included
Automobile (Fuel, insurance, maintenance) Included
Groceries, dining out, gratuities Included
Social, cultural events & entretainment Included
Security system-fire protection Included
Personal emergency response system Included
Personal services for errands or transportation Included
In home carigivers- assistance support Included
Total: ${{mortgagerent + realestatetaxes + homeinsurance + utilities + lawncare + interiormaintenance + weeklyhousekeeping + pestcontrol + automobile + groceries + social + securitysystem + personalemergency + personalservices + inhomecarigivers}} Included