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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, 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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Teaneck, Retirement Searching for Independent Living in Bergen County? Here's What You Should Know

Bergen County, New Jersey, offers residents of all ages a beautiful landscape, shopping, and trendy restaurants, all within an hour’s commute to New York City. With nationally recognized schools, a thriving tourism economy, and a park system totaling more than 9,000 acres, it’s no wonder seniors want to retire here.

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Teaneck, Resources for Senior Citizens 15 Resources for Senior Citizens of Teaneck, NJ

Teaneck, NJ, is a great place to retire. Ranked among the best places to live in New Jersey, this beautiful suburb of New York boasts a responsive government, an engaged community, and plenty of enticing entertainment and support options for seniors of all ages and ability levels.

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Retirement, Activities for Seniors 6 Fun Day Trips Near Teaneck, NJ for Active Seniors

Teaneck, New Jersey, blends easy proximity to New York with the cozy feel of a quiet country town, making it an ideal choice for seniors who want a quiet retirement with access to big city attractions.

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Independent living What is the Difference Between Independent Living and CCRCs in Teaneck, NJ?

If you’re weighing your options for senior living in Teaneck, New Jersey, you may wonder the difference between independent living and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC). Both offer a social retirement and a chance to age in place, but there are also important distinctions. Here’s what you need to know as you weigh your options.

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Independent living Hear About Our Residents' Independent Senior Living Experience in Teaneck

Finding independent senior living in Teaneck can be overwhelming. After all, you want a community that is active and full of vibrant neighbors; typical “homes for the elderly” need not apply for the lifestyle you deserve. In an area where independent living communities are plentiful, you want to choose one where the lifestyle is amazing, the neighbors are friendly, and the people who live there recommend it wholeheartedly.

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