“A good home must be made, not bought.” – Joyce Maynard, novelist and journalist
One of the most fun parts about moving to a senior living community is transforming a blank slate into your new, modern home. Each part of your house (the layout, the colors, the floors, the kitchen, the furniture) comes together to create a quiet, peaceful and private place just for you. Springmoor offers many home customization options, and you can select and customize each aspect to your liking. When you move in, you’ll have an efficient home that meets each of your wants and needs.Continue reading →
It’s no secret that Raleigh, NC is a great place to retire. The Raleigh metro area offers countless social, cultural, educational and historical attractions, including museums, theaters, galleries and top-flight universities. The city’s overall richness means there’s always something new to do and something new to see. Forbes even named Raleigh one of 2018’s Best Places to Retire.
Beyond that, since Raleigh is such a popular retirement destination, many options for senior living abound, including 55+ communities, age-restricted communities and Life Plan Communities, which are also known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (or CCRCs). Many retirement communities exist in Raleigh, NC, and it can sometimes be difficult to find the one that’s right for you.Continue reading →
With its Raleigh locale, Springmoor is nestled in one of the more economically vibrant areas of the U.S. As part of the famous Research Triangle, Raleigh has attracted people from across the country to study at the area’s outstanding universities (e.g., Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, NC State) or work for cutting-edge firms such as Red Hat.
With a plethora of seniors retiring in Raleigh, the region’s retirement virtues have prompted recognition from a variety of outlets. Continue reading →
After Looking at All the Retirement Homes in Raleigh, NC, Springmoor Was an Easy Choice for The Robinsons
Having spent nearly four decades in the area, Martha and John Robinson certainly knew of most of the retirement homes in Raleigh, NC. When the Robinsons decided to make their move to a CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), they didn’t hesitate in choosing Springmoor.
“We knew that Springmoor was one of the longest-established communities in the area,” John said. “We have had many friends living at Springmoor and had visited them many times, so we had a chance to become familiar with the community. We liked everything we saw, and of all the retirement homes in Raleigh, NC, Springmoor best suited our needs.” Continue reading →
It’s no secret that Raleigh is a great place to retire. With this in mind, the area often referred to as “The Triangle” (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) offers many options for those who have decided to make the move to a retirement community. The fact that there are so many senior living communities in the area, many of which are either a 55 and over or a CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), means making your choice could be difficult. So, what are some key differences between a CCRC like Springmoor and the 55 and over communities in Raleigh? Continue reading →
How a nationwide search led Ellen and Michael to Springmoor
For the past 15 years and until this past June, Ellen and Michael Rogers lived in Eugene, OR, home of the University of Oregon. When Ellen retired from her work at the university, the pair moved across the country to Springmoor – a move that was years in the making.
A few years ago, the two decided that when the time came, they wanted to relocate to a CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), and Eugene had none. So, Michael embarked on a nationwide digital search for the perfect place to retire, and it had to be a CCRC. The pair eliminated a few regions right away – the cost of California, the cold of the Northeast, the heat of the deep South, the crowds of major cities – and then discovered that the Raleigh, NC area was home to several CCRCs. After looking into Raleigh further, they made their choice on a general location as a start. Continue reading →