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Retirement Rent Or Buy: Ten Factors In Your Decision

Posted by Frank Herold on Mar 7, 2018 2:38:20 PM

The years of hard work at your job and raising your kids paid off. You've decided to join the 10,000 other people who have decide to retire today, perhaps downsizing and moving to a climate and location where the outdoors is enjoyable year-round. Before you sell your current residence, hand over a down payment, or sign your name on the dotted line, consider the options of buying or renting a home, and how it works for you.

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Topics: Retirement Venice, Retirement Community Venice, moving to senior living, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

The Perfect Community for Independent Living In Venice, FL

Posted by Frank Herold on Feb 21, 2018 9:05:00 AM

When it comes to moving to a retirement community, especially if you are seeking an independent living situation, it is important to pick a community you could see yourself living in. And in this sense, community is both the retirement community itself, and the surrounding community which it is a part of.

At Jacaranda Trace, we are a luxury independent living community in Venice, Florida. And we pride ourselves in both the community we have created here at Jacaranda Trace and the community at large that we are a part of here in Venice.

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Topics: Retirement Venice, Retirement Community Venice, Independent Living Venice FL, senior activities venice florida, senior living community, independent living comunity, active senior living florida, active senior living, enhance your social life after retirement, senior social life, independent living, senior living venice, retirement community, socializing, moving to a retirement community

What are the 6 Dimensions of Wellness?

Posted by Frank Herold on Nov 8, 2017 10:54:28 AM

What does wellness mean on a personal level? How do you know when you are well and how can you promote the wellness for others? These questions are even more important in a retirement community where the goal is to ensure that every resident is able to maintain a pleasant state of wellness in a community that is supportive of one another.

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Topics: enhance your social life after retirement, senior social life, retirement community, living well, socializing

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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Topics: Retirement Venice, Senior Living Florida, Retirement Community Venice, senior living community, active senior living florida, active senior living, carefree retirement, moving to senior living, retirement community, moving to a retirement community, connect with family from retirement community

Best Communication Practices when Discussing Senior Living Options with Your Loved Ones

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 14, 2017 12:01:17 PM

Adjusting to the possibility that it is time to consider senior living options for your loved ones can be difficult. Most seniors feel comfortable and attached to their homes, and the decision to move out and adapt to a new environment can be challenging for them. This is why it’s so important to have a clear communication strategy when talking with your loved ones.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

The Mental Health Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 30, 2017 11:05:08 AM

Everyone wants what’s best for their loved ones, which includes living a full and healthy life, regardless of age. However, it can be difficult to convince a senior family member to move to a retirement community because people tend to feel strong connections to the homes they have lived in for so many years. If you feel that a retirement community is the best place for your loved one to live a happy, comfortable life, you could make convincing them easier by communicating the numerous benefits that retirement communities offer to them.

Regardless of age, people need social interaction for them to lead a balanced happy life and one of the major benefits of retirement communities is the social interaction opportunities that they offer.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

What to Look for in a Florida Retirement Community

Posted by Frank Herold on May 24, 2017 12:32:56 PM


Finding the perfect retirement home in Florida is not always as easy as it seems. There are many assisted living communities to choose from and a number of factors to consider before making a final decision.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, active senior living florida, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

6 Tips for Moving to a Retirement Community in Florida

Posted by Frank Herold on May 3, 2017 12:14:49 PM


The decision to finally move from your home to a retirement community is usually a big step for you and your family members. To help you transition from your home to a retirement community, we have provided 6 tips for moving to a retirement community in Venice, Florida:

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Topics: carefree life after retirement, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

How to Recognize the Signs of Elderly Depression

Posted by Frank Herold on Feb 14, 2017 10:15:00 AM

While it’s not uncommon for a senior to face hardship as they age, depression isn’t a natural part of that process. If you identify the symptoms of elderly depression in a loved one, help them seek help and return to a healthy emotional balance. Unfortunately, many older loved ones will hesitate to discuss their difficulties with mental health, for any number of reasons— embarrassment, cultural reasons, or even as a result of the condition itself. Thus, it’s crucial that you know the signs, both obvious and subtle, which indicate this all-too-common condition.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, senior living community, retirement community

4 Ideas for Healthy Aging at Your Retirement Community in Venice, Florida

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 19, 2017 12:00:00 PM

One of the concerns that many individuals have as they age is that declining health will prevent them from being able to do the things they enjoy. However, with the right help and encouragement in the friendly and supportive atmosphere of a retirement community in Venice, Florida, aging does not have to result in poor health. Such a community provides the right balance of encouragement and amenities that you need to stay fit, healthy, and active for longer.

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Topics: senior living community, retirement community

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