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Vista Resident Testimonial: “I’m a Happy Camper”

Elaine Goodman says in her Vista resident testimonial that moving to The Vista was “an easy decision.” The Bergen County resident lived all over with her husband in the early years of their marriage while he was in the navy. They eventually settled in Glen Rock to raise their children and then relocated to Wyckoff for 25 years. However, when her husband developed …
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5 Tips for Making the Move to a CCRC

Moving  is one of the most taxing events in life. When leaving the comfort of a home you have lived in for years – possibly the place where you raised your family – you may experience a whirlwind of emotions. Add in the hectic process of downsizing, packing, and moving your belongings to a CCR, your new home, and you have a recipe …
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What Is Life Care?

If you are considering a move to a continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, such as The Vista, it’s important to make sure you understand your options before taking the next step in your journey. Most CCRCs offer several types of financial contracts, with varying fee structures and included services for future care. Many CCRCs, including The Vista, offer what is known as …
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The Importance of Health and Wellness at The Vista

When choosing a continuing care retirement community in New Jersey, it’s important to consider what amenities are most important to support an active, vibrant lifestyle. The Vista, one of northern New Jersey’s newest CCRCs, offers it all – great entertainment, delicious dining, and perhaps most importantly, a variety of innovative health and wellness programs so that you can feel your best while you …
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Have a Vibrant Summer at The Vista

Christian Health’s premier continuing care retirement community, The Vista, offers a wide range of amenities for its residents, boasting a versatile and extensive schedule of classes, programs, and activities for every season. However, summer at the CCRC really shines. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and lush, the colorful flowers are in bloom, and the summer sun setting over the Ramapo Mountains offers residents …
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Summer Hobbies to Try in Retirement

Keeping busy in retirement is important for older adults to stay active, independent, and engaged. If you’re struggling with boredom after your retirement, summer is the ideal season to get out of the house and try a new hobby! Gardening Gardening is the perfect productive hobby for retirees when the weather gets warm. It’s an effective stress reliever, great exercise, and overall wellness …
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Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: Which Is Right for You?

Independent and assisted living are both options for older adults in retirement who are looking for community housing with on-site activities, amenities, and daily meals. However, while independent living communities are primarily geared toward the social needs of residents, assisted living is more suited for those who need assistance with activities of daily living, whether it be due to reduced mobility, a health …
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Clear the Clutter: Tips for Downsizing for a CCRC Move

If you are planning a move into a continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, such as The Vista, downsizing your belongings may be necessary to comfortably transition to your new home. Deciding which of your possessions to purge can be a difficult process, but it can also be freeing to lighten the load you have accumulated over the years for …
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How to Stay Active in Retirement

Retirement is an exciting new chapter in the lives of older adults, with endless possible ways to spend it. The best gift retirement gives you is the gift of free time – you now have 40 extra hours a week to spend doing whatever you like! However, many retirees may feel bored at first and struggle to fill their days with interesting things …
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What to Look for in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

If you are planning a move to a continuing care retirement community, you may be unsure where to start. Depending on the lifestyle you’re looking for, your medical concerns, and your budget, there are many factors to consider when looking for the next place you will call home! What is a CCRC? A continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC or …
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