As the south Florida population ages, the number of seniors moving into independent living communities continues to rise. Reason for the transition include widows and singles getting lonely and tired of living alone in large empty houses; people not wanting to cook and fix broken items around the house; in a longing for more stimulation and activities to keep aging well.
A few years back, Dorothy and Jack Herman started hearing about friends making the “big” move to different independent living communities. While researching the place is she and her husband were considering – they ultimately moved to Sinai residence in Boca Raton – Herman also began writing a book about the experience: “Searching for Your Best Independent Living Residence.” Nowadays, she says, her friends and neighbors consider her an “expert” on the topic.
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