Five Habits of a Purposeful Retirement
What does “purposeful” living mean to you? These days, we hear a lot about people leading a “purposeful life,” which can sound about as specific as living a “good life.” Is it about being successful? Making each day meaningful? Devoting our lives to a greater cause? And what does a “purposeful retirement” look like, then? “The idea of purposeful living isn’t really that new of an idea,” says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle, a luxury independent living community in
New Year’s Resolution: Maintaining a Positive Atti...
What does the word “retirement” mean to you? Does it mean finally having the time to do all the traveling and adventuring you’ve been dreaming about? Relaxing and spending your days however you like? Starting a new chapter or career? These days, “retirement” can be defined however you want. “Retirement no longer means sitting back and watching the world go by,” says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle, a luxury independent living community in the heart of Boston at the
Celebrating the Holidays with the Grandchildren
The holidays are never more wonderful than when seen through the eyes of a child. For grandparents, one of the best parts of the season is helping create that special magic for your grandchildren and watching them experience and enjoy long-standing family traditions. Even the Grinch-iest of us have to smile when a little one’s eyes get round with wonder at seeing Santa at the mall, or as they write their Christmas list, or as they sing Christmas carols loudly around the house. “We often think
8 Expert Tips for Planning a Move During the Winte...
People don’t generally associate the winter months as a prime time for moving. Between the cold, the few hours of daylight and the mess of slush, snow and sleet, it’s a time of year that seems more suited for hibernating than for home-moving. However, this time of year can actually be an excellent time to make a move, especially if you’re moving to a senior living community. “Many people think moving to a senior living community is out of the question during the months of November and December
Rightsize Your Life with Urban Apartment Living
As the end of the year, our thoughts turn to the holidays, our family and friends – as well as reminiscing about the past year and looking forward to what the new year will bring. For seniors, it’s the perfect opportunity to think about “what’s next,” especially if they’re entering or are already in the midst of their retirement years. “There’s a lot of hustle and bustle around the holiday season, and many seniors come to the realization that, while the family home and traditions are wonderful
Waterstone at the Circle Partners with Hebrew Seni...
As an over-62 community, Waterstone at the Circle is prepared to deliver what our residents need and desire to stay healthy, independent and engaged in lives they love. That’s why we’ve partnered with Hebrew SeniorLife's Home- & Community-Based Services to provide on-site, coordinated care and support in the comfort of residents’ apartments or the Circle’s therapy gym, allowing residents to recover quickly from an illness, injury or surgery and to age in place with confidence. Hebrew
7 Reasons Why Seniors Prefer Living in Boston
There’s a lot to love about Boston. Cuisines from around the globe, amazing cultural events and destinations, educational opportunities at renowned universities, Fenway Park – the list goes on and on. Not only has Boston been the location of some of the most seminal moments in US history, but it’s also on the forefront of modern life with its cutting-edge technology sector and world-class healthcare services. Small wonder, then, that this City on the Hill is quickly becoming a hotspot for
7 Adventures for Retirees in Boston This Fall
With its crisp air and beautiful colors, there’s no place like Boston to experience the fall season. The area comes alive in autumn with fun outdoor activities and festive events to celebrate harvest time and New England history. Whether you’re a Boston native or new to town, retirees are never short on adventures to take throughout the fall. “Fall is a wonderful time to get out and experience Boston at its finest,” says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle, a luxury
Six Ways Waterstone at the Circle Promotes Aging W...
As seniors are living longer and longer lives, the focus on health and wellness has increased in importance. Today’s seniors aren’t content just to sit on the porch and let their retirement years pass them by – they’re actively seeking out adventures and demanding more of this new phase of their lives. Which means they don’t want to just age – they want to age well. “Aging well means more than just staying physically healthy,” says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle,