Ask the Expert: Long-Term Care Insurance
Even if you’re healthy, active and independent, planning for the future is a key part of protecting yourself and your loved ones. Today we talk with Mark Baron of Baron Long-Term Care Insurance about long-term care insurance, why it’s important and the many different options consumers have available to them. What is long-term care insurance? Long-term care (LTC) insurance is a type of health insurance that pays for care that is expected to occur for more than 90 days. This type of care
Our Friendly Neighbor: The AC Hotel by Marriott
Active seniors searching for independent living options usually consider several key factors when choosing a community: location, convenience and amenities are a few of the most common. Luckily, Waterstone at the Circle, an independent living community opening in Boston’s Cleveland Circle neighborhood in early 2018, has all three. Even better, it will be located next to an AC Hotel by Marriott, which will provide many benefits to our residents as well as the larger community. Convenience
VIDEO: Executive Director Jake Quigley on Creating Community
Executive Director Jake Quigley discusses his vision for creating community at Waterstone at the Circle, as well as how the Circle's unique location will offer future residents the best of city and suburban living in Boston when Waterstone at the Circle opens in early 2018.
Waterstone Apartment Features: Quality Drove Our Designers
Moving is a stressful, time-consuming ordeal at any age. For seniors, downsizing from a longtime home to an independent living community can be emotionally overwhelming as well. They may fear leaving a home filled with memories, having limited space for their belongings and feeling unsure that they can make an apartment at an independent living community their own. However, the apartments at Waterstone at the Circle, an independent living community opening in Boston’s Cleveland Circle
Staying Sharp: Lifelong Learning at Waterstone
While there’s no denying the importance of keeping the body active with age, keeping the mind active is just as important. Fortunately, today’s seniors are aware of this. According to a 2016 report by the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of adults consider themselves lifelong learners — people who continue to seek out life-enriching learning activities even after they’ve graduated school or retired from the workforce. There are good reasons to be a lifelong learner. The adults from the Pew
VIDEO: Downsizing, Tips for Success
Downsizing can be an emotionally overwhelming experience, especially for older adults who are leaving their home of many years. In this video, Amy Roberts, owner and founder of Out of the Box Moves and downsizing partner at Waterstone at the Circle, discusses her tips for helping seniors successfully transition from their long-time home to a new residence. Be sure to check out Amy and Out of the Box Moves in the Boston Globe, too.
Age Gracefully: Fitness & Wellness Amenities at Waterstone
It’s no secret that good mental and physical health are important to overall well-being. In our younger years, our health so often takes a backseat to our careers, families and other responsibilities, so when it comes time to retire, it’s especially important that our lifestyle caters to our health. That’s why today's seniors are seeking retirement communities that offer a variety of fitness and wellness amenities. Residents at Waterstone at the Circle, an independent living community
For seniors, a rise in renting over buying
In a recent report about millennials exploring renting versus owning a residence, Trulia landed clearly on the side of owning, indicating that buying a home is 23 percent cheaper than renting nationwide. But that’s for youngsters. For retirees in their golden years, renting may actually make more sense. In fact, in another recent Trulia report, of the 100 U.S. cities with the highest population of 65 and older residents, renting made sense in 98 of the cities. Owning a residence, especially for