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Managing the Emotions of a Senior Living Move

Oftentimes the reality of moving into a retirement community like Village on the Green doesn’t fully set in until you start packing things up ahead of your move-in date. Just like any other major life event, the move to senior living can be an emotional experience. It’s important to take a step back and assess …

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10 Key Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Community

If you are feeling both excited and overwhelmed by the number of sophisticated senior living options available, you’re not alone. Over one fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 years of age or older by 2050, and this demographic shift has led to an increasing number of senior communities.   The key to choosing a …

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How to Make Friends Later in Life—And Why It’s Good For You

Why does it feel more difficult to make friendships later in life? More than two-thirds of adults over 45 say they feel lonely, and nearly a quarter of those 65 and older report feelings of social isolation.   There are many reasons that we seem to have fewer friendships later in life. Our social networks are …

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What it’s Like to Live in Orlando, Florida During the Winter

When winter weather smothers us in a chilly embrace, many find themselves dreaming of warmer climates. This yearning can lead to seeking a change of scenery, especially as we get older. One popular destination for relocation and retirement is Orlando, Florida and surrounding communities like Longwood.  Central Florida and the senior living communities here, like …

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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

Retirement is the time of our lives we all work so hard to reach. It’s our chance to chase our wildest dreams or just kick back and relax. Passions are no longer resigned to side projects and the world is your oyster. But even the hard-earned victories come with some difficult choices to be made, …

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Benefits of a Life Care Community

Planning for life after retirement — or simply planning for life after you reach a certain age — can be intimidating. Aging in place may sound like an ideal option at first, but it presents plenty of unknowns. What if your health or the health of a loved one suddenly takes a turn for the …

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Why We Chose Independent Living at Village on the Green

As you are exploring senior retirement communities in and around Orlando, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you. So we asked a couple residents from our Village on the Green independent living community to share their experiences and offer insights into the decision-making process that led them to their new …

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Choosing the Right Independent Living Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

Moving into a senior living community gives you an opportunity to adapt what you love about your current setup into a smaller footprint, while adding new elements for the perfect senior independent living floor plan. We’ve assembled a list of top considerations to help you narrow down your floor plan options. Square Footage A good …

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