News from Edgewood Summit

News from Edgewood Summit.

Check here often to find the latest stories and senior living trends. From glimpses of life and events at Edgewood Summit to commentary on important retirement topics, you’ll find valuable information to read and share with family and friends.



How Edgewood Summit Can Help Simplify Financial Planning When Aging Solo

No one wants a more complicated financial life. That becomes especially true for older adults who are aging alone; that is, without a spouse or trusted partner to help with financial decision-making. According to the Pew Research Center, older Americans live alone more often than other parts of the world. In fact, 27% of adults …

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What is a CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community)?

When you envision your life in retirement, what do you see? You may have plans to travel, socialize, relax, and enjoy the retirement lifestyle you’ve earned. You may also have questions about how to protect your health and finances against the what-ifs in life. For many of us, the concerns we have about getting older …

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Top Reasons Seniors Prefer Independent Living

4 Reasons Seniors Prefer Independent Living Communities They say wisdom comes with age. So, it would follow that as we get older, we learn there are just some things we can no longer do or, frankly, want to do. These might include cleaning the house, taking out the garbage, laundry and yard work. Heck, most …

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What Is Rightsizing Your Life in a Senior Living Community?

We all know how “stuff” tends to accumulate. Maybe you’re a collector who’s gathered cherished items with joy and purpose. Or maybe life has emptied its pockets in your house, leaving you with a random assortment of odds and ends. In “Dancing Fish and Ammonites: A Memoir,” British writer Penelope Lively writes, “People’s possessions speak …

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Tips for Decluttering and Downsizing Home for Seniors 

Moving up in life doesn’t always mean buying a bigger house. When you’re retired or close to retirement, you can upgrade your lifestyle by decluttering, downsizing and moving into a senior living community—but it’s difficult to know when the time is right. Look at common signs your next chapter requires a smaller home in a …

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COVID-19 Update | February 1, 2023

Edgewood Summit Update The COVID positive community transmission rate in Kanawha County has risen in the last few weeks and is considered to be in the Red zone. Positive COVID cases have also been on the rise within Edgewood Summit. In the last three months of 2022, Edgewood Summit experienced an average of 2 to …

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