Franke at Seaside: A Mini-City

Emily Remington and Annabelle Jenkins residents of Franke at Seaside.

One way to tell if someone is “from off” is to hear what they call this sprawling, 42-acre retirement and assisted living community located in the heart of the popular Seaside Farms neighborhood. If they pronounce the name “Franke” to rhyme with “hanky,” they’re natives or have been here for a while. If it’s “Franke,” as in “bank,” they’re newcomers. Founded in 1982 in … [Read more...]

Somerby of Mount Pleasant: 150 New Best Friends

Somerby resident young Daniel

Somerby of Mount Pleasant is redefining the term “retirement community.” Surrounded by the neighborhoods of Park West, Somerby is a vital part of the community, a place where residents are encouraged to grow socially, intellectually, spiritually and physically. Its campus is home to around 250 people who are leaving behind one chapter in their lives and moving on to another, … [Read more...]