Living the Waterstone Lifestyle in Boston, MA
“Waterstone at the Circle is unique in the world of retirement living because of our wonderful urban location,” says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “We wanted to create a space where active, urban seniors could enjoy an energetic, independent lifestyle while also having access to support they may need in the future. Our goal is to be a destination for Bostonians and newcomers alike, building a unique community that blends urban with suburban, history and
Upsize Your Lifestyle – Make a Move This Spring
Spring has sprung, and with it, a renewed sense of purpose and joy for many people. Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle, says that after the events of 2020, this spring is the perfect opportunity for urban seniors to upsize their lifestyle by making a move. “Spring is a great time to ‘spring ahead’ into a new chapter of your retirement lifestyle,” he says. “Moving into a retirement community like Waterstone at the Circle pairs a carefree lifestyle with an upscale,
The Advantages of a Pet-Friendly Senior Living Com...
If you’ve ever had a pet, you know just how much joy they can bring to your life. There are few things more rewarding than the sweet, simple and loyal love of an animal. They make our hearts happy – but did you know they make us healthy, too? “Here at Waterstone at the Circle, we are pet lovers, which is why we created The Circle to be pet-friendly,” says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “Decades of research has proven how pets can make life better, especially
Enjoy Retirement Life on Your Own Terms
What does “life on your own terms” mean to you? For many seniors, it means freedom and flexibility, along with the confidence that comes from knowing caring support is available if it’s ever needed. It means having choice in all things, and having the time to enjoy the things you love. And today’s seniors can do all that and more at Waterstone at the Circle. “We all want to remain active, independent and healthy, no matter how old or young we are,” says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of
New Year’s Resolution: Downsize Today for a Better...
Many seniors today understand the importance of downsizing, especially younger seniors – who may have had the experience of going through their parents’ estates and have sworn “never to do it to my kids.” Getting started is easier said than done, though. “Generally, people don’t view downsizing as a particularly enjoyable task,” says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “If you have a lifetime of stuff to sort through, it can seem like a daunting challenge. The good
Managing Your First New Year in Senior Living with...
You’ve made the decision to move into a luxury senior living community that provides the lifestyle you want now with the support you may need down the road. It’s a smart plan for the future. You’re ready to downsize, have gotten your affairs in order and are ready to move in. Now what? “There are a lot of articles about how to move into senior living, but not a lot out there about how to go about living in a senior living community,” says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the
Experience the Seasonal Sparkle of Boston
Grab your mittens, your coat and your scarf (and don’t forget your mask) and get ready to enjoy the holidays, Boston 2020 style. Even though things will look and feel a bit different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are still plenty of delightful winter escapades that kids of all ages can enjoy, says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “Bostonians are all about ingenuity, and it will take more than COVID-19 to quash our holiday happiness,” he says. “
Why Seniors Love the Peace of Mind that Comes with...
You can find lots of articles about why it’s good to not retire early. This isn’t going to be one of those articles. In fact, there are many, many benefits that come with retiring early, not the least of which is confidence for the future says Kevin Defayette, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “We’ve found that many of our residents wish they had retired sooner,” he says. Of course, it all depends on how you define retirement. “Most people envision retirement as hanging up their
Financial Planning for Retirement: 8 Mistakes to A...
Planning for retirement is one of the best gifts you can give your future self. By starting early, you have plenty of time to think ahead, make long-term plans and adjust accordingly to avoid the worst mistakes. As you draw nearer to the retirement finish line, it’s important to continue to refine your plan and make sure it’s working as strongly as possible to give you the retirement of your dreams. According to the Federal Reserve, 37% of non-retired adults believe their retirement savings are