55+ Living: Tips on Hosting a Summer Party

55+ Living: Tips on Hosting a Summer Party

Summer is the perfect time to gather with friends and have a good time.  The weather is, and parties can be held outdoors.  Some 55+ people don’t enjoy hosting parties because it can be a lot of work.  There is the preparation and planning before the party and then...

55+ Living: No Outside Maintenance

One of the best benefits of living in The Tapestry, an active adult community, is property maintenance. No more lawn mowing, weed pulling or tree pruning. All of those chores are taken care of by a grounds maintenance crew leaving residents time to enjoy fun...
Why Veterans Should Consider a 55+ Community

Why Veterans Should Consider a 55+ Community

Veterans have dedicated their lives to serving their country, and for that, they truly deserve to have their golden years spent in a stress-free and comfortable environment. Someone’s golden years, whether they are a veteran or not, should be a time of renewed...
Finding Friendship in Retirement

Finding Friendship in Retirement

The importance of maintaining social connections as people age is underestimated. Finding and keeping friendships after retirement can be daunting. Social relationships previously enjoyed changed as we age because schoolmates, colleagues, and families change. This...
Pensions After Retirement

Pensions After Retirement

Retiring is an exciting step in an individual’s life. Living off of the benefits of years of labor is satisfying for anyone looking forward to retirement. Nowadays most employees usually fund retirement using either a 401k or a Roth IRA combined with Social...
Should I Get A Mortgage?

Should I Get A Mortgage?

Most people will consider buying a house sometime during their lives.  For those that want to purchase a house when they are older, a mortgage might feel troublesome. Even if you have some form of income, it isn’t the same as having a job. But as long as you...
55+ Living: Preparing a Community Garden

55+ Living: Preparing a Community Garden

A community garden is an excellent way for groups of people to benefit from fresh vegetables and fruit when there is limited garden space. Community gardening in a 55+ community can be challenging, yet the rewards of fresh produce, new friendships, and learning new...
Active Adult Living: The March To-Do List

Active Adult Living: The March To-Do List

For older adults, keeping busy with enjoyable activities is atop priority. Sometimes getting exercise and maintaining social ties prove to be a challenge for them.  Active adult living involves more than just remaining active. Having a to-do list is a way of staying...

Pros And Cons Of Living In A 55+ Community

Baby Boomers preparing for retirement, or empty-nesters thinking about finding more convenient living arrangements, are the perfect candidates for 55+ community living. The types of 55+ community living facilities include RV and mobile home parks, senior-only...

What is a 55 and Older Community?

Retired people love to relax all the time. Where they live, they want to have peace; away from all the pressures and the noise of society. It is no wonder why they want this kind of environment. They have had years of hard work and dealing with stress, now is the time...