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.

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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