It's all about the amenities
Moving from a lifelong home to an independent living community can be an emotional process for seniors. Oftentimes, it means leaving behind a house filled with memories, a neighborhood full of friends and the only way of life they’ve ever known. However, there are numerous benefits of independent living communities that seniors tend to overlook. For one, moving to an independent living community gives seniors more time to focus on activities and socialization without the hassle of yardwork or
What’s on the Menu at the Circle
For many of us, food is more than just something that gives us energy. It supports our health and nourishes our bodies, brings us pleasure and happiness, and is often associated with cultures and familial traditions. According to a recent LeadingAge survey, many seniors consider dining options to be a significant factor when it comes to choosing a senior living community. The survey also found that meeting the demand for high quality food in senior living communities can be difficult.
Redefining senior living: the new way to age
Over the past decade, the desire for a different retirement experience has redefined the meaning of senior living. Rather than living in isolated, sterile communities designed to fit outdated standards, those who are aging seek an active, easy lifestyle that makes retirement as idealistic as it’s always seemed. As senior living trends have arisen to meet these desires — namely urban living and integrative, specially designed communities — these trends are only expected to continue. That’s
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