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Assisted living Why Assisted Living in Shrewsbury, NJ, Could Be Right for You

When you first started to think about retirement, what were your retirement dreams? Did you want to travel the world? Open a vineyard? Catch up on the classics? No matter what you planned for or what you’re doing, you probably hoped that health issues wouldn’t interfere with your retirement. Whether you’re facing a serious diagnosis, such as dementia, or just slowing down as you age, you may be increasingly anxious about what the future holds — and how you can hold onto your dreams. Assisted living is a great solution. It offers support when you need it, along with privacy, luxury living, and a chance to build the retirement that is right for you. Here are some things to consider as you weigh your options for assisted living in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.

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Assisted living How to Find Quality Assisted Living in Tinton Falls, NJ

With its boardwalks, beaches, shopping, and quick access to outdoor activities, Tinton Falls is the perfect place to retire. Older adults who call the Tinton Falls area home are able to enjoy plenty of amenities, along with services designed especially for seniors. The Monmouth County Office on Aging, for example, coordinates programs and events throughout the area, including at senior centers and health clinics. 

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Shrewsbury, Community News Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury Executive Director Encourages Life and Liveliness at Every Stage

Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury Executive Director Meghan Windrem has been part of The Arbor Company team for nearly five years, with 20 years of experience in the senior living industry. Her previous positions include being a social worker and nursing home administrator. What she believes these roles have in common is a compassion for the human experience and for living life to the fullest at every stage. 

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Shrewsbury, Community News Resident Finds Creative Passion in Pandemic

When we think of the challenges of 2020 and the emotional upheaval that came along with the COVID-19 pandemic, one could have easily overlooked some of the pleasant surprises and magical moments that also surfaced. In the midst of uncertainty, an Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury resident's unknown passion for jewelry making was unearthed and her happy place found. 

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Cost of Senior Living What You Need to Know About the Cost of Senior Living in Tinton Falls, NJ

Have you ever driven by a senior living community and wondered just how much it actually costs to live there? Or, perhaps you know a friend who has moved into a senior living community and you secretly wonder how they afford it? It’s common to be curious about the cost of senior living in Tinton Falls and the surrounding Monmouth County area. However, chances are that you would be pleasantly surprised if you realized the financial commitment associated with retiring in a senior community.

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Shrewsbury, Community News A World Kindness Day Food Drive

In commemoration of this year’s World Kindness Day, a global day set apart on Nov. 13, 2020, to inspire intentional acts of kindness, Arbor Terrace of Shrewsbury partnered with Lunch Break Food Pantry located in nearby Redbank, N.J. 

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Assisted living Does Your Mom Need Assisted Living in Tinton Falls? Read This

Are you wondering if your aging loved one is safe and happy at home? Many adult children and family members wonder if Mom needs assisted living, but most aren’t quite sure what to look for in order to make the best decision. Unfortunately, waiting too long to make the move to assisted living can result in emergencies or health crises at home. These unplanned hospital visits can lead to more complications, including a stop at skilled nursing for rehabilitation to build strength.

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Shrewsbury, Community News A Good Life with Bumps Along the Way

Birthdays will always be worth celebrating and a way to make deeper connections at Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury. The July 26th celebration of senior resident, Jane Murphy, was no exception, despite COVID-19 and current news.

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Retirement Why Retiring in New Jersey Is a Great Option

Though older adults are known for flocking to states like Florida and Arizona to enjoy warm weather in retirement, other savvy seniors know that retirement isn’t just about the heat or humidity. Instead, a growing trend among older adults is to retire in states near favorite neighborhoods or family members, valuing relationships above a tropical climate.

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Shrewsbury, Community News A Special Graduation Celebration Served

When Arbor Terrace Shrewsbury kitchen server Alan Drake recently earned his diploma from Long Branch High School, his Arbor staff family was determined to serve him for once, with an unforgettable graduation celebration. With so many special ceremonies and family plans thwarted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff remained committed to the standard of putting people first. “Alan has been with us a year, and he’s worked so hard here and in school,” said Dena Dinsmore, Engagement director at Arbor Terrace. “As his Arbor family, we are proud of him and felt it was important to celebrate his accomplishment. Plus, we all felt terrible that he and other seniors were not able to have a formal [graduation] ceremony.” The graduation festivities, which included cake, decorations and a rendition of the traditional Pomp and Circumstance, were hosted as a surprise for Alan. The team even coordinated a way to have his cap and gown on hand, so Alan could don his graduation attire while walking in front of an audience. “This milestone means a lot to me,” said Alan, who plans to attend Brookdale College in the fall and major in business. “And I was overwhelmed and very grateful for how the staff chose to celebrate me.”

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