Grand Opening: Venture at The Collective for Adventurers 55+, a New Community in the Bay Area

by Emily on September 20th, 2019

Discover authentic California active living, created for those ready for more. More living, more learning and more growing. Venture at The Collective, new 55+ age-qualified community has come to Manteca, CA, just east of the San Francisco Bay Area. Join us for the Grand Opening festivities on…


It’s More Fun Here! Discover the Joy of Phoenix 55+ Living

by Emily on July 2nd, 2019

Looking for a different kind of active adult living in Phoenix, AZ? A lifestyle that’s more “get up and go”?  If you’re unfamiliar with Taylor Morrison’s active-adult communities, you’ve…


Creekside at Bethpage in Durham, NC

by monica on May 13th, 2019

Live It Up, Learn, Stay Fit and Meet New Friends

Life at Taylor Morrison’s 55+ community Creekside at Bethpage is a wish…


Esplanade Lake Club in Fort Myers: Amenity Spotlight

by monica on April 17th, 2019

Updated July 30, 2019

Not all houses for sale in Ft. Myers, FL are created equal. Coming soon to beautiful Lake Como, Taylor…


The Fun is Just Beginning

by Emily on April 11th, 2019

Discover The New 55+ Active Adult Lifestyle at CantaMia at Estrella

An incredible oasis under the backdrop of the Sierra Estrella Mountains, CantaMia at…


Come to Life at Heritage at Vizcaya

by monica on April 11th, 2019

Take all those notions you probably have about living in retirement, shake them up and envision a new kind of 55+ community. Heritage at Vizcaya in Round Rock,…


Your Retreat: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

by monica on March 22nd, 2019

Your day has come. You’re ready to retire from the hectic work-a-day world. Or, maybe you want to work part-time or spend some time doing volunteer work. Whatever your…


Baby Boomers Ramping up the Orlando Real Estate Market

by monica on March 14th, 2019

The economy is booming and that means a lot of people are getting into their first home or looking to upgrade – but not all Orlando, FL…


Active-Adult Community Living: Stay Fit and Have Fun

by monica on February 8th, 2019

Designed for those who live greater than their age, today’s active-adult community takes an entirely different approach to facilitating the 55+ lifestyle. Sure, floor plan concepts are considered for accessibility…


Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with a New Home

by Emily on February 4th, 2019

Stay Healthy & Fit with a Home Gym & Luxury Kitchen

Making a New Year’s resolution is a tradition as time honored as breaking one! We figured it was a…


Inspired Waterfront Living Coming Soon to Fort Myers, Florida

by Emily on January 29th, 2019

Have you ever been on a resort vacation so wonderful you wished it would never end? Well, we’re happy to tell you that dream can become a reality. Esplanade…


9 Design Trends for 2019

by Emily on January 23rd, 2019

The change in the calendar year signals to many homeowners that it’s time to make renovations to their home or finally start those DIY projects they’ve been meaning to…


Not Just a Hashtag: #BuildJoy with Taylor Morrison

by Emily on January 19th, 2019

Whoever said it’s better to give than to receive knew what they were talking about! For a second straight holiday season, Taylor Morrison made it easier…


How to Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever

by Emily on January 14th, 2019

Forget about those New Year’s resolutions (most people have by now) and kick your bucket list to the curb. Instead, use these ideas to get off your duff, jump…


Is Downsizing Right for You?

by monica on January 12th, 2019

Bigger not Always Better for Boomers

As the population of Americans who are 55 or better rises, so does the number of people in this demographic…


Taylor Morrison Year in Review – 2018

by Emily on December 27th, 2018

The end of the calendar is fast approaching and it’s been a whirlwind year for Taylor Morrison. From major acquisitions to important charity work and recognition…


The Many Benefits of Traveling with Your Grandkids

by monica on December 10th, 2018

Ever wonder why you’re Googling “Paris, travel, road trip and best National Parks”?

It’s because you believe senior living is more about the living part than being senior!

At Taylor Morrison,…


Experience Esplanade’s Signature Resort Lifestyle

by Emily on December 3rd, 2018

Esplanade is more than just a signature Taylor Morrison brand. It’s an inspired lifestyle where every day feels like a vacation – and you don’t need…


Great Kitchens to Inspire Your Holiday Parties

by monica on November 5th, 2018

If you’re 55 or older, maybe you remember seeing a saying like this at your grandma’s house spelled out in cross-stitched letters: “No matter where I serve my guests,…


Making Room for Pets in Your Active Life

by Emily on July 1st, 2018

When your best pal has fur, feathers or maybe even scales, you have a buddy who will reward you greatly you for taking them into your home. In return…


Summertime Amenities

by monica on June 4th, 2018

Today’s 55+ community wants more out of living. More fun. More action. More amenities. Fortunately, Taylor Morrison is up to the challenge.

We’re proud of the


How to Beat the Summer Heat in Houston

by monica on May 26th, 2018

Sure, it’s summertime. But there are plenty of options for beating the heat in Houston, even during the dog days of summer.

Cool Off with Some Culture

Enjoy the fine arts,…


Make Your Home Smart with New Technology

by monica on May 7th, 2018

The world has changed a lot. Ever notice how everything is “smart” these days? Phones, wearable tech, cars, watches…seems like everything we use can be smart. And there’s an…


Once A Dream; Now A Reality: Maintenance Free Living

by monica on April 1st, 2018

One of the biggest complaints about homeownership is the upkeep and maintenance. It’s easy to see why some people turn renting to have fewer responsibilities. When you can outsource…


Spa-Living in 55+ Communities

by monica on March 27th, 2018

You’ve worked hard to get here. It’s time to treat yourself. After all, surviving the workforce warrants some serious R&R. Living in a high-end 55+ community will give…


Company’s Coming! Activities for When Visitors Come to Town

by monica on February 5th, 2018

Nervous about having family or other visitors come visit the new house? Don’t worry about it! Chances are they’re coming to visit you in your new home, whether it’s…


Blurring the Lines Between Indoor and Outdoor Living

by monica on January 5th, 2018

Open-concept just got a whole new meaning. Demand for homes with indoor living areas that flow seamlessly into the outdoors is on the rise—and this trend is changing the…


Friends After 50: Socializing & the Art of the “Hang Out”

by monica on December 5th, 2017

Let’s face it: making friends as an adult is hard. And making friends when you move into a 55+ community? Totally intimidating. Being the proverbial new kid on the…


The Neighborly Factor: Ditching Noise Complaints & Nosy Neighbors

by monica on August 2nd, 2017

There are a lot of pros to a 55+ community, mainly a fabulous sense of community and tons to do. But what do you do when someone gets…


Give Yourself Some Me-Time: Quiet Spaces for Reflection & Relaxation in Retirement

by monica on July 31st, 2017

Chances are you felt pulled in all directions when you were working. You worked to please your boss, your client, and your co-workers. At home you had to be…


Finding the One (Again): Dating in 55+ Communities

by monica on July 4th, 2017

When you picture a 55+ community you may think of a bunch of happy long-term couples out playing golf together in the sunshine. But that’s not always the case!…


How to Choose the Best 55+ Community for You

by monica on July 4th, 2017

Chances are you’ve thought about the basics of what you want in a 55+ community—proximity to family, cost of living, weather—but have you considered exactly what you…


Self Care & Retirement

by monica on June 5th, 2017

All your working life you’ve kept an eye on the prize: retirement. Maybe you were picturing long days painting with watercolors or growing a victory garden. Or maybe you…


Mapping Your Retirement: Where Do You Want to Retire?

by monica on June 4th, 2017

There’s a lot to consider when choosing where you want to retire. Whether you’re considering living on your own or in a 55+ community, the question of where you…


Too Close for Comfort: The Importance of Establishing Your Own Space

by monica on May 24th, 2017

There’s a time-honored joke that one spouse has to actively keep from killing the other when they retire. After years of having separate routines and delineated, individual spaces, to…


Staying Fit After 55: Don’t Be a Couch-Potato

by monica on May 16th, 2017

The stereotypical vision of a retiree sitting in the plush recliner, vegging out in front of the television is not only unhealthy, it’s inaccurate. More and more folks at…


Venture Out: Built-In Group Trips / Excursions

by monica on April 14th, 2017

One of the major perks of a 55+ community is the active lifestyle they promote–and you don’t have to leave home to get it! After all, what’s not to…


Picking up a Hobby in Retirement

by Emily on April 6th, 2017

Let’s face it: we all need alone time. Picking up a retirement hobby is a perfect solution.

Sometimes the concept of going to this game night on Tuesdays or that swim…


Getting Crafty: Discover the Joy of Arts and Crafts

by monica on March 17th, 2017

Arts and crafts may inspire fear in many self-diagnosed creatively-challenged folks, but the truth is, the fun and relaxation to be had is not dependent on skill. Your local…


Ditch the Clutter and Downsize Your Life

by monica on March 17th, 2017

Most people downsize when they approach retirement age, especially if they’re going to move into an apartment or condo. This is a time to let go of “stuff,” not…


Pets and Retirement: The Warmth of a Cold Nose:

by monica on March 17th, 2017

Pets bring joy and comfort into our homes and our lives at any stage of the game. Why should retirement be any different? If you don’t have a pet,…


Safe & Sound – The Security of a 55+ Community

by Emily on March 2nd, 2017

There’s no doubt that feeling safe at home and in your neighborhood is one of the most important things for all people, no matter their age or where they…


Retirement Has Changed

by monica on February 23rd, 2017

Today’s retirement can look very different than it did for the generation that retired thirty years ago. With most people retiring later, living longer, and easing into semi-retirement, these…


2017 Scams and Fraud Trends to Watch Out For

by monica on February 22nd, 2017

New year, new and improved scams. In 2017 watch out for the usual fraudulent tricksters to employ new techniques, because the bad guys are always improving their craft. Prepare…


Five Fiction Books to Curl Up with This Winter

by monica on February 21st, 2017

The perfect winter day? You, a comfy spot in front of a warm fire and read good books. It’s tough to beat getting cozy with a compelling read while…


Stretches to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

by monica on February 14th, 2017

Mull this over tonight while you’re counting sheep: 68% of Americans in a Consumer Reports survey said they have trouble falling or staying asleep at least once a week….


Fabulous Festivals Near Taylor Morrison Communities in Texas

by monica on February 13th, 2017

Get out your calendar and prepare to have some fun. Festivals galore enliven cities throughout the U.S., and areas surrounding our Taylor Morrison communities celebrate some of the best….


The Neighborly Factor: Ditching Noise Complaints & Nosy Neighbors

by Emily on February 9th, 2017

There are a lot of pros to a 55+ community, mainly a fabulous sense of community and tons to do. But what do you do when someone…


Volunteering: Is it Your Turn to Give Back to the World?

by monica on January 29th, 2017

It’s one of those things many of us think about, but may need a nudge to follow through on: volunteering. You may be at a point in life where…


Banish the Clutter: Ideas for Storing Things Around the House

by monica on January 22nd, 2017

Clutter. We love our stuff. What we hate is when our stuff somehow becomes clutter. We keep things “just in case,” put keepsakes away and forget about them, stack…


Try Something New, Different and Fun in 2017

by monica on January 15th, 2017

If you’re someone who makes New Year’s resolutions, be sure to leave room on your list for some new adventures. Make 2017 the year you try something new and…


Get Warm This Winter at a Sunny Vacation Getaway

by monica on January 8th, 2017

The weather outside might be frightful, but there are plenty of wintertime destinations that will warm you up nicely. From pricey to affordable, cold weather vacation getaways can improve…


New Year, New You, New Home for 2017

by monica on December 30th, 2016

There’s no better time to start with a new home than in the new year.  Dust off the old, and in with the new. Resolutions are everywhere. Why not…


Have a Holiday Bake-Off in Your New Taylor Morrison Kitchen

by monica on December 16th, 2016

Here you are in your most beautiful Taylor Morrison home with a wow-factor, state-of-the-art kitchen. Brand new stainless appliances abound, more countertop space than the eye can see, exceptional…


Get Your Fun On for The Holidays in and Around Denver

by Emily on December 8th, 2016

If you are one of the lucky residents to live at Skyestone, then you know you are #thisclose to Denver, a fun, exciting and happening city that…


We Survived Despite Our Grandparents Bad Habits and Lack of Digital Cable

by Emily on December 6th, 2016

Here you are. You never thought you’d really be here. Yep, you’re 55-plus, give or take. You can hardly believe it. It went THAT fast. It’s just about that…


Retirement Is the New Beginning

by Emily on December 5th, 2016

In life most people will work until they get to start over in that next phase of life … retirement.


That word. Retirement. #Badword. It somehow evokes old people with…


Your New Home for the Holidays is Where Family Comes Together

by Emily on December 2nd, 2016

You’ve moved into a brand-new Taylor Morrison home in a spectacular 55-plus community, with all the trimmings. You have a wonderful new daughter-in-law and want to find…


Get Out There to Listen to Some of the Best Music Austin Has to Offer

by Emily on December 1st, 2016

Your Taylor Morrison dream home is in the heart of music country — Austin. Long known for its dynamic music scene, you can find a venue and listen to…


Happy Holidays!? De-stress the Most Stressful Season of the Year

by monica on November 25th, 2016

Do you have a love-hate relationship with the holidays? Many of us do. We may appreciate what they celebrate, we may love being with family, we may even enjoy…


Try the New Trends in Holiday Decorations

by monica on November 25th, 2016

It’s that time of the year again, when the holiday decorations come out of storage to help set the tone and put us in a festive mood. If you…


Thanksgiving Recipes Made Healthy and Delicious

by monica on November 17th, 2016

Let’s be honest, Thanksgiving can be a perfect pairing of stressful and fulfilling. Between getting the meal to come together at the right time and managing the varying tastes…


Avoid the Crowds: Do Something Different on Black Friday

by monica on November 17th, 2016

Are you one of the many who has had your fill of Black Friday – the early morning crowds, the fight over merchandise that will probably go on sale…


Encore Careers: Working Beyond 65

by monica on November 4th, 2016

Seems like it used to be that retirement couldn’t come soon enough. But now? More than ever, older Americans are choosing to work beyond age 65. In fact, thanks…


Bocce Ball — Get Outside and Play

by monica on October 28th, 2016

Get Out and Play: Join the Growing Bocce Ball Craze

A game that dates back to at least the early Romans, Bocce Ball has grown as a sport in the…


Food for Thought: Eat to Boost Your Brainpower

by monica on October 23rd, 2016

They’re called ‘superfoods’, foods that are extra good for the body. Add them to your diet to help maintain a healthy brain for the rest of your life. Research…


Exotic Off-Season Destinations

by monica on October 23rd, 2016

Exotic Off-Season Destinations
If you want to do a travel vacation differently this year, consider traveling off-season. You can save money, avoid the crowds and go off the beaten path….


5 Healthy & Delicious On-the-Go Snacks

by monica on September 3rd, 2016

When you need a snack you can take with you, prepare these healthy, easy and delicious goodies for on-the-go. These make-ahead recipes give you something a little heartier than…


Helpful Apps (for 55+)

by monica on August 25th, 2016

App Appreciation: Helpful Apps for Everyday

These days, whatever you want to do, there’s probably an app for that. Helpful apps can assist with all kinds of things, from health…


Declutter Your Life

by Emily on December 22nd, 2015

Retirement is often a time to refocus and restructure our lives. Whatever your plans moving forward, traveling, volunteering, visiting friends and family, or simply getting back to basics, one…


How to Find Your Dream Home Post-Retirement

by Emily on December 17th, 2015

Getting older brings with it new chances for fun and adventure. For many, this includes finding the perfect, new home, one that checks all the boxes for style, comfort…


Forming Friendships Past 50

by Emily on December 15th, 2015

Friendship, it’s one of the most important and rewarding parts of our lives, contributing to our health and our happiness everyday!

Interestingly, we sometimes have a more difficult time forging…


Fit after Fifty-Five

by Emily on December 8th, 2015

We all know that exercise is important. With national health campaigns on television, gyms on every block, and exercise clothes becoming the new outerwear, the focus is definitely on…


Finding Your Passion in Retirement

by Emily on December 3rd, 2015

What will you do in retirement?

The options are truly endless, and many new retirees find the abundance of choices too daunting to contemplate. Fortunately, experts on the subject are…


Traveling in Retirement

by Emily on December 1st, 2015

Baby boomers across the United States have been packing their bags and hitting the road, traveling the globe and celebrating their newfound freedom.

From simple weekend excursions to trips across…