Category: Costa Rica Retirement

Can You Retire on Social Security in Costa Rica?

Can You Retire on Social Security in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 10 Minutes Is it possible to retire on social security in Costa Rica and live comfortably? Retirees on U.S. Social Security, or Canadians on the Canada Pension Plan, seem to be attracted to moving to our beautiful country (I, too, hate cold winters!) I often receive emails from future retirees asking if…

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Should your retirement home in Costa Rica be senior friendly?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Are you in your 50’s and feel you can conquer the world? Of course, you don’t smoke, and you run the hood at least twice a week. You love your burgers but don’t exaggerate your eating habits either. Are you thinking about your retirement home yet? Maybe you saved up…

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All about Public and Private Healthcare in Costa Rica

All about Public and Private Healthcare in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Will you be in trouble paying for expensive public and private healthcare as soon as you retire? Ivo Henfling of the American-European Real Estate Group gets loads of daily emails. Clients always ask for more information on healthcare in Costa Rica, so he asked me to help with this. Good…

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I am looking for a retirement community in Costa Rica, where should I start?

Almost ready to retire and enjoy your retirement? Is there any retirement community in Costa Rica? Is Costa Rica a good place to retire? If you are an active adult, if you like to re-invent yourself and you are ready for the next adventure, if you’re full of energy, if you’re a nature lover, if you…

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Private Hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation

Private Hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation

Estimated Reading Time: 3 Minutes Did you know that several private hospitals in Costa Rica have Joint Commission International accreditation? Healthcare is one of the most important issues when you move or retire to another country. How good is healthcare in Costa Rica? Is the standard of healthcare here such that you can feel safe…

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Premier Costa Rica Continuing Care Facility opens officially

A new continuing care facility opened its doors in Escazu, Costa Rica. In July this year, I wrote in a blog that assisted living in Costa Rica would soon be available. The Verdeza assisted-living facility in Escazu would be fully operational by November 11, 2013, and they made it happen. In Costa Rica, everything and…

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