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55+ Senior Apartments Versus Standard Apartments

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Often, senior citizens choose to downsize and move from their homes into an apartment that is more compact and easier to care for. So, they begin searching for the right-size apartment in a neighborhood they like. After all, an apartment is an apartment, right? Well…not always. Senior apartments differ from standard apartments in several ways. […]

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At What Age Are You Considered a Senior? 65? Maybe Not!

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Believe it or not, 65 is not the official senior citizen age. In fact, the term senior citizen is pretty subjective. Different organizations use varying standards to determine when individuals are officially considered seniors.  According to AARP The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is one of the largest lobbying organizations in the country. Members […]

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3 Ways Senior Living Communities Improve Quality of Life

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The thought of moving into a senior living community can be scary for some people—it’s an unfamiliar place filled with new people. But, relocating to a senior living community is also an opportunity—an opportunity to meet new people, find emotional support, and spend less time on homemaking tasks.   In fact, senior living communities can drastically […]

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How Senior Living Communities Provide Safety & Security

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It’s no surprise that research has identified the seniors as more susceptible to crime than any other age population. Even in reportedly ‘safe’ neighborhoods, staying protected within the home can be challenging. That’s why many individuals prefer to relocate to senior living communities.  The best senior living communities will feature both active safety devices (security […]

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Senior Apartment Living: 5 Major Benefits Explained

In 2016, American Senior Communities® reported that nearly one million Americans were living in senior apartments or communities…and that number is expected to double by 2030! Senior apartment living offers a wide array of benefits, among them the ability to maintain independence, be a part of a community of like-minded peers, and the opportunity to […]

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Senior Housing Explained: How it Works and Costs

Are you looking for senior housing for yourself for a loved one? If so, there is a lot to consider. Senior housing developments come in all shapes and forms, and you should think about the benefits and drawbacks of each option carefully before you decide which senior housing is right for your specific needs. Take […]

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Senior Apartment Living: Benefits and Housing Options

Are you thinking about moving into a senior living community? Do you have a loved one who you feel might benefit from senior living apartments? If so, it would be our pleasure to help you. We are Shelby Park Manor, and it is our pleasure to provide an exceptional living environment for senior citizens. We […]

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Should You Live in a Senior Living Community?

Are you thinking that it might be time for you to move into a senior living community? If so, you need to learn more about what life is like in this type of neighborhood. What should you expect if you decide to move into a senior living community? What’s the Lifestyle Like in a 55+ […]

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