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3 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays in Independent Living

The holidays are a special time where friends and family come together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. The spirit of the holiday season doesn’t change even though where you celebrate it might. For residents in our senior living community at Northfield, the holidays are an exciting time. Not only are residents excited to…

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3 Things to Look for in an Independent Living Home for Your Parents

An independent living home is part of a larger active senior community designed for those who either don’t need or only require minimal assistance. At Northfield, our independent senior living community is vibrant. Thanks to our numerous amenities, residents live a lifestyle where they are free to pursue their interests in retirement without being concerned…

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When Should I Consider Moving to an Independent Living Community?

Many seniors believe there’s no reason to move to an independent living community until they have to because of their health or finances. However, senior independent living is quite different from an assisted living facility. Active seniors choose independent living communities because they provide them with the support necessary so they can pursue their interests…

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Is My Parent Ready For Independent Living?

At a certain point in many adult children’s lives, they’ll ask themselves and others ‘Is my parent ready for independent living?’ The transition into senior independent living is a major transition. It’s the sort of life change that requires conversations and being well-prepared. Fortunately, a community like Northfield not only provides the senior living services…

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The Senior Living Services You Can Expect at Northfield

When the time is right for active seniors to join an independent living community like Northfield, it’s important to know what senior living services are available. Seniors will find we designed our homes to accommodate active and independent living. However, we also offer assistance to our residents who need it, and we have the ability…