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 HomeLa Pueblita
Mortgage-rent how feesIncluded
Real estate-property taxesIncluded
Home insuranceIncluded
Utilities ( Cable tv, electric, water, qas, track remmoval)Included
Lawn care, landscaping and maintenanceIncluded
Interior & exterior home maintenanceIncluded
Weekly housekeeping & laundry servicesIncluded
Pest controlIncluded
Automobile (Fuel, insurance, maintenance)Included
Groceries, dining out, gratuitiesIncluded
Social, cultural events & entretainmentIncluded
Security system-fire protectionIncluded
Personal emergency response systemIncluded
Personal services for errands or transportationIncluded
In home carigivers- assistance supportIncluded
Total: ${{mortgagerent + realestatetaxes + homeinsurance + utilities + lawncare + interiormaintenance + weeklyhousekeeping + pestcontrol + automobile + groceries + social + securitysystem + personalemergency + personalservices + inhomecarigivers}} Included