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Osage Beach development targets unique living for older adults

Courtesy of Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal April 2009:

Four Missouri developers
have announced The Rose
at Tan-Tar-A, a unique concierge
retirement living center
to be constructed at Lake of
the Ozarks, specifi cally Osage
Dr. Steve Cohen, a retirement
center consultant for 20
years, said The Rose at Tan-Tar-
A would offer affordable luxury
living featuring concierge services
to take the hassle out of every
day life, in fact, their motto
is “inconvenience is not an option.”
“Normally, if you have a problem,
whether it’s connecting a
high defi nition television or fi xing
your computer, that means
time out of your life,” Cohen
said. “The very wealthy have a
staff for those kinds of things,
but everyone else has to spend
30 minutes on the phone or a
day trying to connect wires.”
At The Rose, residents will
simply call the on-site concierge
who will solve the problem. Although
incredibly convenient,
the program’s “shared ownership”
means that The Rose will
remain affordable.
Cohen noted the increasing