technology for seniors

Journey Into the Digital Age: How Technology Can Enhance Your Retirement Experience

While some may assume that technology is reserved for the younger generations, the truth is that it can greatly enhance the retirement experience for older adults. Let’s explore the advantages of technology for seniors and how it can bring even more joy and fulfillment to retirement. Read more

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Understanding the Cost Benefits of Retirement Community Living

Retirement is a time for relaxation, exploration, and the pursuit of newfound passions. It’s an opportunity to bid farewell to the stresses of work and embrace a life of leisure. However, amidst the excitement of this new chapter, it’s important to consider the financial aspect of retirement living – after all, we want to ensure that our golden years are not encumbered by financial concerns. Keep reading to learn more about retirement living costs. Read more

retirement community or senior apartment in Maine

A Guide to Choosing the Right Senior Living Community in Maine

Retirement can be one of the most liberating and fulfilling times of your life. You finally have the time to relax, explore your hobbies, travel, and spend more time with your loved ones. However, it’s important to find a living arrangement that meets your needs and preferences as you age. If you’re thinking about moving to a retirement community or senior apartment in Maine, there are many factors to consider that will ensure you’ll be happy, healthy, and engaged.  Read more

independent living vs. senior apartments

Senior Apartments and Independent Living: What’s the Difference?

At the retirement stage in our lives, many seniors face the decision of downsizing to a smaller, more manageable home. One of the most common choices for seniors is choosing between independent living vs. senior apartments. But what are the differences between these types of homes? While both offer the positive advantages of living independently in a safe and like-minded community, they do vary slightly in what they offer. Read more

active senior living communities

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Researching Active Senior Living Communities

Deciding to move into an active senior living community can be both exciting and overwhelming. With so many options available, it can be challenging to know where to start, which makes researching senior living communities a crucial part of the process. To help you avoid some common mistakes and make the most of your research, we’ve put together a list of things to consider when exploring active senior living communities.  Read more

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Incredible Advantages of Retirement Community Dining

As we age, our nutritional needs change, and it becomes increasingly important to pay attention to what we eat. That’s why many seniors choose retirement communities that offer meal options that cater to their specific needs. OceanView at Falmouth, one of our active retirement communities in Maine, offers a wide range of dining options that cater to seniors’ nutritional needs. In this blog, we will explore all of the advantages of dining at retirement communities like OceanView and how it can benefit residents! Read more

transportation for seniors

5 Benefits of Senior Transportation for Older Adults

It can be a bit harder to get around the older we get. As needs change and it’s not as easy to just hop in the car, you may feel like you’re losing your independence. But don’t let yourself feel defeated! Transportation for seniors is a vital solution offered by active retirement communities like OceanView to ensure you can stay on the go without missing a beat. Keep reading to learn the incredible advantages of senior transportation for older adults! Read more

how do you know when it's time to retire

How to Know When It’s Time to Move to an Active Retirement Community

Retirement is a time to enjoy your freedom after a lifetime of planning and hard work. You’ve earned it! But how do you know when it’s time to retire and move to an active retirement community? Whether it has always been your plan or is a relatively new idea as you’ve gotten closer to retiring, there are a lot of personal factors to consider when it comes to timing. Below, we take a look at active retirement living and what to consider when moving to a senior living community. Read more

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6 Ways to Reset After the Holidays

There is so much that goes on during the holiday months between late November and early January. From cooking and planning to travel and socializing, often combined with overindulgence and less-than-ideal amounts of exercise, you may feel like you need a reset. That post-holiday slump is normal, and luckily there are various simple ways to help your body and mind detox after holiday festivities! Here are 6 easy tips to get you started. Read more

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When Is the Ideal Time to Retire?

Retirement planning is an important part of aging, as you want to be sure that you have the details sorted in advance so you don’t have to worry when the time comes. Do you find yourself wondering when to retire? There is no straightforward answer – it depends on several factors, from finances to health. To help you determine what age is best for your situation, we break down the different benefits between retirement age groups to help guide you through your planning process. Read more