While the cost of living in an independent living retirement community, in most cases is comparable or less than the overall household expenses of living in a single family home, and in the case of an assisted living residence far less expensive than an extended stay in a nursing care center, many seniors have utilized the following six types of financial alternatives to help pay for the incredible lifestyle offered by a senior living. Please contact you nearest Keystone Community for more information on any of these programs. Our community relations staff will be happy to assist you with exploring any of these options.