Making the Move to Assisted Living? 7 Tips for Making the Transit...
You have decided to make the move to assisted living – which is exciting! You’ll have everything you need to enjoy a full, active lifestyle, but with the added support of care and services designed to help you live confidently. But now it’s time to downsize – which can be stressful! If you’re like most people, you’ve accumulated many possessions during your years in your current home. The idea of going through everything may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be, says Devon Sicard,
The Benefits of an Independent Living Lifestyle for Active Senior...
What does “independence” mean to you? For many older adults, it means having the flexibility and freedom to forge their own path in retirement. Today’s seniors are energetic, active and healthy individuals who are looking at this next stage of life as an exciting new chapter instead of a time to wind down, says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “People are living longer thanks to medical advances, which means that retirees at the young age of 65 are still ready to
How Waterstone Helps Couples with Different Health Needs
When we marry, we make a promise to stay with our spouse in sickness and in health, for better or for worse. That promise shouldn’t have to go out the door when one person in a couple has health issues and requires more assistance than their active, independent spouse. “Loving couples who care about each other don’t want to be separated, especially in their senior years,” Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “A senior living community like Waterstone at Wellesley is
How Waterstone at Wellesley Helps Residents Remain Independent …...
No matter whether we’re young or old, we all want particular things out of life. Love, companionship, security, happiness … and, of course, independence. Independence can mean many different things throughout our life, but as we get older, “independence” can be boiled down to one word: choice. “Older adults want choice when it comes to their retirement lifestyle,” says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “Having choices means you’re in control – which is incredibly
How Our Distinctive Culture Boosts a Fulfilling Lifestyle
“Waterstone at Wellesley is the only senior living community in our area that offers engaging independent living as well as the support of assisted living, but that’s only the first of many distinctive differences that sets our community apart,” says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “It’s our distinctive culture that truly helps today’s seniors boost their fulfilling lifestyles.” What truly distinguishes Waterstone from the rest, says Kristine, is the exquisite
How Waterstone at Wellesley Elevates Your Retirement Living to Ne...
“When you retire, you are in a unique position to reshape your life in the exact way you want,” says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “Our community was designed to elevate your retirement living to new heights in comfort, style and convenience.” Waterstone at Wellesley, exquisitely located on the banks of the Charles River, is the area’s premier senior living community, offering luxury monthly rentals and a vibrant, active lifestyle. “What truly distinguishes
A Move to Waterstone: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Thinking about the best gift you can give yourself – or perhaps your loved ones – this holiday season? A move to Waterstone at Wellesley, a truly distinctive senior living community located on the banks of the Charles River, is a gift that keeps on giving. “Moving to Waterstone at Wellesley means a gift of convenience, of distinction and confidence for the future,” says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of Waterstone at Wellesley. “We offer dynamic independent living and supportive assisted
Winter Wellness – Avoiding the Seasonal Blues
While winter brings a lot of happy things – holidays, warm beverages, favorite traditions, brilliant light displays – it also can bring not-so-great things as well. Many people experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during the winter months, which leaves them feeling fatigued, lethargic and – sad. And not to put a damper on things … but this winter, in particular, will probably be a difficult one. “Winter can already be hard for seniors with the short days, cold weather and isolation, and
Finding Purpose During Your Senior Years to Get the Most Out of R...
Purpose is something that drives all of us throughout our lives. When we’re young, our purpose is finding our place in the world and shaping the direction of our lives. In middle age, our purpose can be composed of a variety of things, such as being a good parent, building a career, being a spouse and partner. As we enter retirement and throughout our senior years, that need for purpose doesn’t go away. In fact, it can become more important than ever, says Kristine Tilton, Executive Director of