Affordability Calculator

Affordability Calculator

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. Just plug in your current expenses and the rates provided by your preferred Atria community.

  Current Monthly Expenses Your Present Home Atria
1 Monthly Mortgage or Rent Payment $ $
2 Caregiving Expenses $ $
3 Home or Renter's Insurance $ $
4 Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water, Sewer, Trash Removal) $ Included *
5 Property Tax and Insurance $ Included
6 Lawn Care & Landscape Maintenance $ Included
7 Weekly Housekeeping $ Included
8 Maintenance & Home Repairs $ Included
9 24-Hour Security $ Included
10 Laundry Services (Washer & Dryer) $ Included
11 Transportation (Insurance, Gas, Registration, Repairs) $ Included
12 Three Meals Daily $ Included *
13 Social, Cultural, Recreational Events $ Included
14 Health and Wellness $ Included
15 24-Hour Emergency Call Service $ Included
16 Exercise Programs $ Included
17 Full-time Activities Staff $ Included
  Total Monthly Expenses $ $

* For most communities.

Atria presents these suggestions as thought-starters for you and your family. While helpful, the options discussed here should not be considered tax or financial advice. To determine which options work best for your unique situation, please consult a trusted, professional tax of financial advisor.

Atria Senior Living is proud to offer the best independent living communities, supportive living communities, and assisted living communities (sometimes searched as independent living facilities, supportive living facilities, and assisted living facilities). Many of our communities also offer short-term temporary stays, as well as memory care services for those challenged by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. A leader in the industry, we stand behind our mission to create vibrant senior assisted living and independent retirement communities that provide our residents with comfort, companionship and a wide choice of events that match individual interests. When searching for a retirement living community or senior apartment to call home, be sure to visit your nearest Atria Senior Living location. You will discover a wealth of amenities, outstanding dining options, and the right amount of discreet senior care to help residents enjoy the best that retirement communities have to offer.