Home is More Than Where You Live

When you relocate to a manufactured home community, you don’t just move into a neighborhood, you become a part of a community. Today’s manufactured home communities are all about its residents and the active lifestyles they lead. Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates are among a few premier communities in North Fort Myers that offer superior independent living options. At Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates, you can enjoy an array of amenities like swimming

The Art of Letting Go: Downsizing Made Easy

Getting rid of longtime possessions isn’t easy; it can feel like giving up cherished memories. For many seniors, beginning the downsizing process feels good knowing that they have some control over ‘who gets what,’ and having peace of mind that a new generation will value their treasured belongings. If you’re starting to downsize or helping a senior family member, consider these tips: Set Realistic Expectations. Give yourself a realistic timeline. Try to limit downsizing activities

Four Facts About Personal Care Communities

Don’t wait until an emergency arises to discuss your future care plans. As you continue to age, your level of care increases. And, just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you should compromise your independence. Personal care communities are revolutionizing the quality of care to shed pesky stereotypes. Before brushing off the idea of moving to a senior living community, consider what you don’t know about them: Personal care communities and nursing homes are NOT the

Home is More Than Where You Live

When you relocate to a manufactured home community, you don’t just move into a neighborhood, you become a part of a community. Today’s manufactured home communities are all about its residents and the active lifestyles they lead. Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates are among a few premier communities in North Fort Myers that offer superior independent living options. At Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates, you can enjoy an array of amenities like swimming

Importance of Community Living

Studies have shown that Assisted Living homes provide a positive impact on our quality of life as we age. Across the United States, and in other countries, there has been a lifestyle change occurring. Since the 1980’s naturally occurring retirement communities (NORCs) have increased significantly. These communities exist in apartments like those found in an assisted living community. It is believed that these communities provide greater health benefits than regular neighborhoods because their physical and

Keeping Your Independence in Your Senior Years

As we age, daily cooking, cleaning, and upkeep requirements can create a lackluster lifestyle. Making a move to an independent living community may sound scary, but it can become a liberating experience. Aside from the benefits of downsizing, there are many positive reasons to reside in a senior retirement community, including improved socialization, increased safety, and personal enhancement opportunities, such as finding new hobbies or taking new educational classes. Whether it is driving restrictions or