here’s a quick calculator to help you tally up your estimated monthly living expenses. this will help you compare costs at a senior community to what you’re paying now.

be.group senior living provides a cost comparison calculator

comparing the costs

As you explore your options for where you want to live, budget will obviously be an important factor. And when you’re looking at the cost of a senior community in relation to your current living expenses, it’s important that you compare apples to apples. The following calculator will help you add up various expenses—some obvious, some maybe less so—that make up your monthly budget right now:

Monthly Expense Description
Present Expenses
Senior Living
Mortgage or Rent Payment
 
Caregiving Fees
 
Property Tax and Insurance
Included
 
Utility Payments (Gas, electric, etc)
Included
 
Homeowners or Renters Insurance
Included
 
Home/Renters Maintenance
Included
 
HVAC/Appliance Replacement
Included
 
Lawn Care
Included
 
Transportation (Insurance, gas, repairs)
Included
 
Groceries (Meals, snacks, beverages)
Included
 
Emergency Call Service
Included
 
Activities and Entertainment
Included
 
Exercise Program
Included
 
Health Check-ups
Included
 
Housekeeping and Linen Service
Included
 
Laundry Service
Included
 
Total