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If you had to conjure up a picture of the ideal retirement, you just might imagine Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville.” I mean who wouldn’t want to nibble on sponge cake and strum their six-string (if they had one) for the rest of their days? Well, a whole lot of retirement dreams recently came true when Canadian…

My Story of Helping my Mother With my experience working with retirement living communities, I thought I’d be prepared when my own mother moved into a nursing home. For the most part I was. However, what I couldn’t have truly anticipated is how quickly she settled in! We both credit this to the vast amount…

Are you ready to relax? Do you want to focus on fun, not chores? Well, there’s good news. There are independent living communities who are eager to help you do just that. “Independent living is right for anyone who is tired of home maintenance, tired of cooking, tired of cleaning, and ready to start enjoying…

Lifestyle, Health and Wellness…and Location? When you hear the word “retirement,” you probably envision all those things you enjoy most in life – golf and water aerobics, gourmet dinners and wine tastings, and those art classes you’ve been meaning to take. But chances are good that you don’t think of any of the things that…

Traditionally, senior living often meant that past a certain point, it was necessary for a senior to either move in with a family member or move to a nursing home. 2015’s seniors, however, have more options than ever before. Many of these options make it possible to age with dignity and respect, maintaining the quality…

Retirement communities are all about improving your quality of life. Therefore, many recognize how pets contribute to that quality of life and are happy to have you bring them along when you move in. More than companionship. “We strongly believe in the life-affirming power of pets,” says Holiday Retirement, which owns Heritage Oaks on Richmond,…

Wilmington is a Retirement Paradise Warm weather. Walks on the beach. A lively downtown. No, this isn’t about a vacation. Although, choosing to retire in Wilmington could make it feel like every week is a vacation. Find a full list of Retirement Options in Wilmington, NC here “Wilmington is bordered by Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach…

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Computer video chat program is helping seniors combat loneliness at a Chicago retirement community by interacting with children in Brazil, and helping them learn the English language. From the video below, we can see just how well the new foreign language program at a Brazilian school is helping students understand the English language.  The school…