Tag Archives: retirement communities

TO OWN OR NOT TO OWN

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS By Galen The long-term advantage of owning your own property is still a strong motivating factor for many people in their search for a senior community, even after several years of declining … Continue reading

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REDWOOD HIGHWAY AT MOUNTAIN MEADOWS

  ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS, BY GALEN A Star is Born!  Actually a number of new stars might emerge, assuming our Mountain Meadows cast of extras will be discovered and signed to movie contracts this year.  … Continue reading

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BOB’S ECLECTIC FRIDAY FORUM

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS– By Christine One of the things I like best about living at Mountain Meadows (MM) is the great variety of viewpoints my co-residents and I can offer each other. This 55+ Active … Continue reading

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A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF ASSISTED LIVING, PART 2 OF 4

SENIOR LIVING – CHERIE HENRY– What you should look for when touring a community – My perspective is two sided.  Both from the point of view of an Assisted Living Director and that of a consultant taking clients to look … Continue reading

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OUR 55+ LIFESTYLE; ACTIVE, STIMULATING, AND REWARDING

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS– (By David) Some of us were talking the other day about what we like best about Mountain Meadows Community, where we live. For me, it’s the people! They’re intelligent, physically and mentally … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN CALIFORNIA – Part 4 of 5

PLACES TO RETIRE – CALIFORNIA RETIREMENT – Part 4 of 5: San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Lake Tahoe, El Centro, Newport Beach. SAN LUIS OBISPO RETIREMENT San Luis Obispo, with a population of 43,685 as of 2011, is located inland a … Continue reading

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FOLLOWING THE THREAD TO ELDER

  ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS–by Madeline- Recently some neighbors here at Mountain Meadows (MM) hosted a screening in our Clubhouse of Dot: An Ordinary Life, an Extraordinary Person, a fine short documentary film about Ashland resident … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE AND CHANGES IN LIFE

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR– Yesterday one of those interesting “coincidences” occurred:  the newspaper reported that the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Santa Monica, CA, named the best ten small and ten large cities for … Continue reading

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CO-HOUSING CONCEPTS, PART 2 – INTENTIONALITY

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS-By Christine.  In my earlier post on cohousing I promised more information on cohousing, a popular concept among Baby Boomers. I’d been looking at that option when I found Mountain Meadows (MM), where … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN NEW MEXICO

PLACES TO RETIRE – NEW MEXICO RETIREMENT – New Mexico’s history dates back as far as 10, 500 BC when Native People roamed the land.  Pueblos were the dominant communities found here when Coronado arrived in the 16th century. The … Continue reading

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