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The Senior Lifestyle Checklist: Is It a Good Fit For You?

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 17, 2018 11:45:29 AM

More Americans are getting older, working longer, and staying healthy and active as they age. The number of services available to those 65 and older are also increasing, including senior living communities offering multiple levels of care, from minimal assistance with occasional chores to full-time nursing help, and long-term medical care and home help.

As the number of Americans over 65 increases, the need for varying levels of senior living lifestyles will increase. The over-65 population will double from the current 46 million to 98 million by the year 2060.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, senior living community, active senior living, senior social life, assisted living community, moving to senior living, assisted living, maintain your lifestyle, moving to an assisted living community

Assisted Living Options in the Community You Know and Trust

Posted by Frank Herold on Oct 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

There are many reasons to stay close to home when moving to an assisted living community, including the four F’s of staying close to Family and Friends, comfort in a Familiar setting and Finances (staying within a geographical location where you are already financially comfortable).

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Topics: assisted living community

Veterans Celebration at Jacaranda Trace

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 1, 2016 1:30:00 PM

On August 14, as a celebration for the day the Japanese government surrendered to the United State, 13 members of the Jacaranda Trace World War II  Veteran’s Club celebrated with a dinner and social event.  The club has a total of 24 World War II Veterans that reside at Jacaranda Trace. 

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Topics: independent living, assisted living community, retirement community

Own Your Own House at a Retirement Community in Venice, Florida: Villas Available

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

You have worked hard your entire life, and now you are ready to relax and enjoy your retirement. However, you are finding your family home just a little too big, or too difficult to manage; maybe the children are concerned because you need more support than they can provide. You want to be safe and keep the family happy, but you do not want to give up your independence just yet. This can leave you unsure of your next step. The answer to all your problems is to own your own home in a retirement community.

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Topics: Retirement Community Venice, independent living, assisted living community, retirement community

Resident Hobbies at Jacaranda Trace

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 9, 2016 11:30:00 AM

When Mary Anne Rhodes, a Jacaranda Trace resident, started her Jane Stickle quilt, she never thought it would take 13 years to complete.

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Topics: independent living, assisted living community, retirement community, technology for seniors, connect with family from retirement community

Workshop Bridges Gap at Jacaranda Trace

Posted by Susan Cairo on Jul 26, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Two students from Venice High School — Ravi Patel and Rebecca Betterton — had a vision. They wanted to share their knowledge of technology with the older generation and to bond with them enough to find out what life was like when these seniors were growing up.

This is how “Bridging the Gap, an Intergenerational Bonding Program” started.

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Topics: independent living, assisted living community, retirement community, technology for seniors, connect with family from retirement community

One Bedroom Special at Jacaranda Trace in Venice, Florida

Posted by Frank Herold on Jul 21, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Jacaranda Trace is located in the quaint town of Venice, Florida. Venice has a small town, old Florida vibe, while also being easily accessible to larger Florida cities like it's closest neighbor, Sarasota, and even slightly more north, Tampa. Because of it's charm and locale, Venice is an ideal place to retire. 

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Topics: Retirement Venice, independent living, assisted living community, senior living venice, retirement community

Tips for Seniors in Florida: Phone vs Email vs Social Media to Stay in Touch with Family and Friends

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 30, 2016 11:00:00 AM

If you've retired to a Florida independent living community you are no doubt enjoying a relaxed yet satisfying retirement filled with friends, activities, recreation and down time. This is wonderful, but you may be living miles away from family, and sometimes it's hard to know the best ways to stay in touch. 

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Topics: independent living, assisted living community, retirement community, technology for seniors, connect with family from retirement community

Why Facebook is Great for Retired Grandparents

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 28, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Facebook can be used for multiple purposes from creative sharing to marketing. Although the popularity of social media in general is associated with young people, seniors may find it more useful than they imagined. They can connect with old friends and loved ones, to stay updated on their health and happiness. Here are more details about the benefits of Facebook for grandparents. 


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Topics: assisted living community, retirement community, technology for seniors, connect with family from retirement community

How to Help Your Parents Make a Smooth Transition into Senior Living

Posted by Frank Herold on May 12, 2016 12:27:00 PM

When your parent is moving into an assisted living community, it will be a period of significant adjustment for them and also for you. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help make the transition into senior living as smooth as possible:

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Topics: senior living community, assisted living venice, assisted living community

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