For Jack Coogan, Seabrook, a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community in Tinton Falls, was the best value and most reliable financial structure because it offers peace of mind and predictability.

When researching retirement living options, one aspect should be at or near the top of your priority list: financial stability. 

An exterior shot of the community, the front entrance of the building in bloom for spring

Residents praise the Seabrook staff's COVID-19 response

“My response to their response is incredible, awesome, over the top with superb caring and probably 25 other adjectives that I can’t think of.

\Nick and Mary Ann Cammarano coordinated with Custom Interiors Coordinator Linda Heintz to replace traditional French doors with a pocket French door. Now, the grandfather clock has a prominent place in their living space. 

I’ve been writing about downsizing and moving for nearly 15 years, and the most common remark I hear from people who have done it, goes something like this: “I don’t miss a thing.”

Seabrook residents Tom and Maureen Sullivan enjoy walking on campus at the vibrant senior living community in Tinton Falls, N.J. They're seen here strolling across the lush green campus.

Every day, the clubhouses at Seabrook buzz with energy.

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?