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Finding a New Purpose in Retirement: 10 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

Retirement is not the finish line; it’s the beginning of a new chapter. For many, the word ‘retirement’ conjures images of relaxation, leisure, and a well-deserved break. However, amidst this popular narrative lies a powerful promise – the chance to reinvent oneself completely, to rediscover passions, and to build a life that is truly one’s […]

Working Into Retirement: Benefits, Job Ideas, and Independent Living in Durham, NC

Retirement is not a finish line; it’s the start of a new chapter in life’s narrative. For many older adults, the prospect of ceasing full-time employment can be both liberating and daunting. But what if retiring from one job didn’t mean calling it quits on work altogether? Working into retirement is a concept that’s reshaping […]

5 Ways to Cover Independent Living Costs in Durham, North Carolina

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Moving into an independent living community is a complex and often emotionally charged process. It’s a significant life event, and navigating the transition can be challenging. Beyond the emotional aspects, the financial implications of moving into independent living in Durham, North Carolina, can be a deciding factor for many individuals. At Bartlett Reserve, we understand […]

Winter Ball
December 15, 2023

Senior Living Dancing at Winter Ball 2023

Event: Winter Ball 2023 Date: Friday, December 15, 2023 Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Bartlett Reserve Join us for a magical evening at the Winter Ball, hosted at Bartlett Reserve on Friday, December 15th from 5 to 8 PM. Whether you choose to don your finest semi-formal attire or come as you are, you’re in […]

Fall 2023 Chili Cook-Off
November 16, 2023

Bartlett Reserve Fall 2023 Chili Cook-Off

Event: Chili Cook-off Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023 Time: 11:30am – 2pm Join Us for a Flavorful Fiesta at Bartlett Reserve’s Chili Cook-Off! Get your taste buds ready for a chili extravaganza like no other at Bartlett Reserve’s Chili Cook-Off event on Thursday, November 16, from 11:30 am to 2 pm! As we dive into […]

Independent Living Apartments in Durham NC with All-Included Services

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Are you or a loved one considering a move to independent living in Durham, North Carolina? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Bartlett Reserve offers a vibrant and welcoming community for seniors who want to embrace all that retirement has to offer while enjoying the peace of mind that comes with all-inclusive services. […]

Understanding the Cost of Independent Living: A Comprehensive Guide with Bartlett Reserve

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As you approach retirement, planning your finances to ensure a comfortable and secure lifestyle becomes a significant task. One of the essential aspects to consider is the cost of independent living. At Bartlett Reserve, we understand the financial complexities involved in this decision, and we’re here to provide clarity to help you make an informed […]

Why Durham, North Carolina, is an Ideal Destination for Independent Senior Living

Senior Living in Durham, North Carolina

Senior Living in Durham, North Carolina As you envision your retirement, choosing the right location is paramount to living a fulfilling, independent life. Durham, North Carolina, often overlooked in the retirement landscape, is rapidly emerging as an ideal destination for independent senior living. Combining a warm climate, high-quality healthcare facilities, rich cultural experiences, and a […]

What Is Independent Living?

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You’ve Lived Well and the Best Is Yet To Come! For years you’ve leaned into the big challenges of life without hesitation. You stared straight into the future and carved out a life of meaning and purpose, starting a family, providing for them, loving them; building a career and getting your ideas out there; and […]