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. 

Gordon Clark treats his floor-to-ceiling bay window as a year-round balcony and says it’s the pièce de résistance of his Brighton-style apartment home a Seabrook.

Although Gordon Clark was familiar with Erickson Living retirement communities—his mother had lived at Charlestown in Catonsville, Md., for 20 years—he still wanted to get a closer look at what his own life might be like if he moved from his Ocean City, Md., condo to an Erickson Living community. 

Benjamin and May Yeh hold up a caricature of May from Seabrook Day.

The Great Lawn at Seabrook took on the air of an old-fashioned carnival earlier this fall, as children, parents, and grandparents played games, ate popcorn, and marveled at the stilt walkers making balloon animals.

During your holiday visit to Seabrook, you might meet a resident ambassador like Jackie Cole, who can give you an insider’s perspective, honest answers, and a friendly welcome.

With the holidays around the corner, many retirees are scheduling personal tours at Seabrook with their families. The Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J., offers tours by appointment and hosts special events.

Seabrook resident Carol Hock says she actually enjoys watching the snow fall now, knowing that Seabrook’s grounds crew handles all maintenance and she can simply walk down the hall to a restaurant, movie, or club meeting.

With winter around the corner, Seabrook is experiencing a rush of appointments with people who don’t want to spend another winter in their house. 

The weatherproof community provides everything one needs to live a healthy, active, engaged life under one roof.  

Cindy Malmo poses with her custom made Murphy bed.

Finding the right home to spend your retirement isn’t just about affordability. Or amenities. Or the food. It’s not just about continuing care or the size and style of your home. It’s about all of those things. It’s about finding a home that offers you the most value, which comes in many shapes and sizes. 

A man and woman in dark blue shirts smile for the camera.

Ray and Shirley Wagenhorst had vision when they first saw their Harrison-style two-bedroom, two-bath apartment home at Seabrook. And that’s all it took to move them from “Are we ready?” to “Let’s do this now. We’re ready.”

The tipping point