Your senior living HQ.

Information about senior living is scattered all over the internet, making it hard to find a comprehensive resource. So if you’ve been looking for information on positive aging, health and wellness, the benefits of living in and around Toms River and Lakewood, or other topics of interest to seniors, we’re your handy-dandy, one-stop headquarters.


CCRC Contracts Defined

Explaining CCRC Contract Types: A Guide to Get You Started A Continuing Care Retirement Community, or CCRC, is the exact same thing as a Life Plan Community. (Harrogate uses the term Life Plan Community.) But not all CCRCs (or Life Plan Communities) are created equal. Confused? Here’s a guide with detailed information to help you …

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Understanding your senior living options.

Kevin Fletcher, Director of Sales and Marketing at Harrogate, can explain all the pros and cons of your senior living options in the Toms River, Lakewood and Ocean County area. His team of Life Care Consultants have helped hundreds of seniors just like you find the best option to fit their lifestyle and budget.

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Skilled Nursing Care: What Is It?

What Is Skilled Nursing Care, Assisted Living and a Nursing Home? People typically use the words “skilled nursing, “assisted living” and “nursing home” interchangeably, but they’re actually all different terms. Nursing home is a term used to describe the physical building where residents receive assisted living or skilled nursing care. Assisted living is for seniors …

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Importance of eating well as you age

Well-Being Includes Eating Well A MacArthur Foundation Study found that 70% of how we age is determined by our lifestyle. And because we all need to eat, eating healthy can make a big difference in your overall well-being. This blog will show you how to build a healthy menu, as well as which foods are …

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Deciding Where to Retire

One of the most crucial retirement decisions is deciding where to retire, because not only will your retirement location have a big impact on you, it can have a big impact on your family and friends. There’s certainly no shortage of retirement options in New Jersey, but the temptation of a warmer climate like Florida is …

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Making Important Decisions Regarding Long-term Care

The conversation about what your family should do if you ever find yourself in a situation where you can no longer care for yourself can be a difficult one. However, sitting down and actually having that conversation can make a challenging situation a little easier for those you love. Of course, there’s always a chance …

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