Homes For Seniors Where The Living Is Easier

Christine Lawson was 76 and a widow when she opted for a lifestyle that many her age are choosing. She sold her house in St. Petersburg, Fla., and moved to a nearby assisted-living complex. Home today is elegant Lake Seminole Square, where Lawson, now 84, has a two-bedroom apartment and pays $1,600 in monthly fees. Unlike life in a typical Florida condo development, she has easy access on the premises to prepared meals, wellness programs, an emergency call system, and a nurse.

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