Former high school art teacher Dennis Carroll is seen here on a beige couch in his living room. There is a painting on the wall behind him.

Over the past decade, I’ve interviewed hundreds of people who live at Seabrook, the continuing care retirement community in Tinton Falls, N.J., developed and managed by Baltimore, Md.-based Erickson Living. Among all my interviews, I’ve discovered seven common reasons people move to and enjoy living at Seabrook. 

Seabrook’s solar field faces south at a tilt of ten degrees. The height of the back panel stands approximately seven-and-a-half-feet high. It will produce approximately 20%–25% of Seabrook’s annual electric load.

April 22, 2020, will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day. According to the website,, “The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge—but also the vast opportunities—of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the fiftieth anniversary.”

An artist's rendering shows the completely renovated lobby in Seabrook’s Town Square Clubhouse, which will feature a fresh, modern color palette, technology hubs, and new mail center. This phase is expected to be completed by June.

Seabrook has begun renovations to its Town Square Clubhouse in an effort to update the 20-year-old community with fresh, modern, and efficient design. 

Irene Wieckowski smiles from her couch in her apartment home at Seabrook. Irene's couch is floral, her pants are black and her top is white. She has blonde hair and wears glasses.

“There’s never been a better time to join the priority list at Seabrook,” says Sales Counselor Dennise Baldwin. “Over the next five years, you’ll see renovations all across our 98-acre campus. It will be like a brand-new community.

When he’s not ensuring things run smoothly at Seabrook, where he serves as executive director, Philip Jean enjoys spending time with his wife Hilary and his daughter Katie, who are all seen here posing by a pier.

What does someone with more than 20 years of experience in health care administration find more rewarding about working in the senior living industry? 

Seabrook Sales Counselor Dennise Baldwin says it’s possible to list your house by March if you start now and take advantage of Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

If you’re thinking about selling your house and moving to a maintenance-free community like Seabrook, now’s the time to take action.

According to real estate experts, now through summer is the busiest time in the real estate industry. And it all has to do with the school calendar.

Leonardo Cruoglio, who has multiple master's degrees, teaches a variety of college-level courses for his fellow community members at Seabrook.

Many people think of Seabrook as a college campus, but they’re typically referring to the lifestyle of having everything one needs conveniently within reach, just steps from their front door.

(From left) Tom and Maureen Sullivan and Marilyn Runyon enjoy happy hour in Seabrook’s Village Square Clubhouse before dinner. It’s one of many opportunities to socialize without having to set foot outside in the cold.

A whole New Year stretches out before us filled with promise. Think back over your lifetime to the intentions you’ve set at the beginning of each New Year. Even if you’re not one to declaratively set an official New Year’s resolution, chances are, you’ve noticed the shift in energy each New Year brings. 

(From left) Seabrook Performers Amelia Raziano, Assunta Lee, Marion Kleiner, Cynthia Gerstenberg, and Leo Heiden sing during a dress rehearsal for one of their earlier shows in 2016 called World of Cervantes.

Research has shown that retirees place a high value on having the opportunity to enjoy entertainment, whether they’re the host or a guest, in the audience or on stage.