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Independent living Top 7 Benefits of Independent Living

There are plenty of decisions to make when planning for retirement, and each choice you make along the way will shape your retirement lifestyle. Each retirement plan is unique and personal, but some things are certain: You want to stay healthy, stay connected to friends and family, and find joy in every day.

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Teaneck The Arbor Way, It’s Just Different

Statistics show that the U.S. population age 65 and older is steadily increasing. Navigating through the many decisions of preparing for your retirement years or for a loved one can be daunting. Choosing a senior living community for the next chapter of life, one that feels like home, may be one of the most difficult. Arbor Terrace Teaneck offers a luxury lifestyle with personal touches that makes it a lot easier. It’s the Arbor Way, and it’s just different from the rest.

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Senior Activities 6 Outdoor Activities for Teaneck, NJ, Senior Citizens

Have you been feeling a bit stir-crazy after a spring season full of social distancing? Summertime in the Teaneck area is the perfect time to head outdoors for a bit of fresh air and a change of scenery. Try any of our outdoor activities for seniors as you get out of the house to pick up a new hobby or revisit a favorite one.

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Senior living, senior living faqs 6 Common Questions About Senior Living in Teaneck, NJ

Whether you’ve been looking at senior living options for years or have only just now become curious about what living in a senior community is really like, having a list of questions is common. Here at Arbor Terrace Teaneck, we have the opportunity to work with seniors and their family members throughout their journey to senior living. We’ve probably been asked nearly every question possible and are always happy to give honest answers.

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Senior Life Ways to Make Friends at Our Community

Now that you are considering investing in senior living (or maybe you have already set a move-in date), it’s time to take a deep breath and prepare to enjoy the benefits of your choice. Senior living communities are an ideal option for seniors who want to retire with luxury amenities, beautiful surroundings, and easy access to resources or programs designed to keep them feeling healthy and happy. One of the major benefits of independent living is socialization opportunities at every turn. There are multiple ways to connect with your new neighbors throughout the day, whether it is through a club or just by having coffee in the dining room. Though socialization is available at your fingertips, most new residents do experience some anxiety about how they will develop senior living friendships in their new home. If you are wondering how to make some new connections, we have a few surefire tips that will get you feeling comfortable in no time.

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Life Enrichment, Senior Life, Intergenerational Leading Through Lessons at Arbor Terrace Teaneck

Intergenerational programming, or connecting older adults with their younger peers, can offer benefits that span the age differences between participants. At Arbor Terrace Teaneck, we’ve had the opportunity to watch the magic of intergenerational programming firsthand. Our Leading Through Lessons program, though still in its first year, is showing all of us the benefits of connecting teens with older adults.

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Independent living, Tips for Moving Independent Living in Teaneck: What to Consider Before Moving

For many older adults, calling a senior living community home is one of the best retirement decisions they’ve made. Not only does senior living offer an active lifestyle and resort-style amenities, but residents can also benefit from new friendships and fewer household responsibilities. However, there are many things to consider before investing in senior living. If you are curious about independent living options in the Teaneck area, we have compiled a list of what to consider before moving. These considerations will not only help you be confident in your choice to move to independent living, but will also help you make the right decision when choosing the community that suits you best.

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Independent living, Independent Living vs. Nursing Home Independent Living vs. Nursing Homes in Teaneck, NJ

The senior living industry is full of jargon and terms that most people aren’t familiar with until they need to be. However, if you begin to search for senior living options here in the Teaneck area, you may not know exactly how to start. It’s great news for older adults that there are so many options and solutions available for retirement; it can just be overwhelming at first until you begin to understand the jargon a bit better. Many seniors and their family members begin by thinking that all senior living communities are the same. This is a myth. Senior living communities differ based on the care they offer to their residents. It can be helpful to begin by learning the differences between independent living versus nursing homes.

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Senior Activities 6 Valentine's Day Activities for Seniors in Bergen County

February is a month dedicated to celebrating all things love, which makes it the perfect time of year for an extra-special activity with someone you care for. Whether you’re dressing up and hitting the town with your partner or trying something new with one of your pals, Valentine’s Day gives all of us the excuse to indulge a bit.  If you are looking for a few events and activities to add to your February calendar, Bergen County has plenty of options. Here are just a few of our favorites that we think you’ll love.

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employee spotlight Employee Spotlight: Lily Urbina

Lily Urbina, a Resident Services Coordinator and Concierge Supervisor at Arbor Terrace Teaneck, has quickly earned her reputation as an Arbor treasure. She began her career in senior care at Arbor eight months ago. Her sister was already working here, loved her job, and inspired Lily to apply. We’re so lucky to have her as part of our Arbor family. 

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