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How to Involve the Whole Family in Your Retirement Decisions

Posted by Frank Herold on Oct 25, 2017 2:47:06 PM

When you or a family member are thinking about where to retire, discussing it with the whole family will help you navigate your decision. Family members will have questions and want to help you find the right location close by. If you have already made your decision, be prepared with information before you start and it will go smoothly. If you are still deciding, consider these questions to help you nail down the right location and to help your family navigate your decision:

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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

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

5 Tips on How to Use Technology to Connect With Your Grandkids This Summer

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 23, 2016 9:15:39 AM

Summertime is here. The Grandkids are on vacation, and you may be spending time with them in person, or keeping in touch while they enjoy their vacation. Staying connected is important. You can use technology to connect with your grandkids throughout the summer.

What If You're Not Technologically Savvy? No worries. Getting the hang of social media, photo, video and email is actually pretty easy.

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

How to Enjoy Your Grandkids This Summer When You’re Living in a Retirement Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 21, 2016 1:29:46 PM

When you're living in a retirement community, it can be easy to lose track of what your grandkids are doing. After all, kids grow up so fast these days, and before you know it, they'll be graduating college and moving on with their own lives.

Here are a few ways you can connect with your grandkids this summer when you're living in a retirement community in Venice, Florida:

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Topics: retirement community, connect with family from retirement community

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