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Our Eleven Graduates of Academy for Community Leadership

Westminster Village has partnered with the Academy for Community Leadership co-sponsored by Muncie-Delaware Co. Chamber of Commerce  and Ball State University by providing a speaker and sending a class member for many years. Currently we  have eleven employees who have graduated from this leadership program. Since 1976, the Academy for Community Leadership has contributed to […]

Fact Vs. Myth: I will lose my independence

Myth: “I will lose my independence.” Fact: Many older adults won’t even consider living in a CCRC because they believe these communities will rob them of their independence. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Communities like Westminster Village are designed to give you more variety and diversity in what you’re able to do […]

Fact vs Myth: I’m not ready yet

Myth: “I’m not ready yet – I’m not moving until I have to!” Fact: Waiting too long can be a mistake. So many times we hear our residents say they wish they had made the move to Westminster Village sooner. If you wait too long it may get to the point that the decision is made for […]

Fact vs Myth: CCRCs are just social Clubs for retirees

Myth: “CCRCs are just social Clubs for retirees.” Fact: Along with many fun things to do and be involved in, including volunteering and helping others, there are opportunities for learning, enrichment and service. New friends and neighbors (and staff) become like an extended family. The social aspect is one of the most important benefits of […]

How Will You Know It’s Time To Downsize?

Many older adults find that the home they have lived in for many years, even decades, although comfortable and familiar, has become too difficult to maintain. Even knowing that, what are the signs that say it is time to take the step to downsize into something smaller and convenient? Making the decision to move will […]

Fact vs Myth: It costs so much money; I could never afford to live there

Myth: “It costs so much money; I could never afford to live there.” Fact: When families are considering a retirement community, they don’t take into consideration the costs to live in their homes, such as; utilities, taxes, an emergency response system, maintenance, security, housekeeping, food, and maybe a membership to the Fitness Center. Actually, folks need […]