Georgetown seniors discover the secrets of touring a retirement community.

On Thursday, September 26, over 50 Georgetown seniors came together via Zoom to learn “The secrets of touring a retirement community.” Presented by Seniors Living Smarter, hosts Virginia Lazenby and Brielle Giard joined three expert panelists in a lively discussion. Our experts included:

Guests learned how to explore senior living communities with Seniors Living Smarter, receiving vital tips on how to get the most out of a visit. You can absorb the knowledge yourself, whether you’re considering an independent living community with meal plans, or a 55+ apartment community with lots of senior-focused amenities, or something in between. By viewing the video recording of the webinar, you’ll be certain to make sure that you get all the details straight when you visit a community so you can make an informed decision.

Some of the many questions included:

• When is the right time to visit a community?

• What is important to you and your lifestyle?

• Will there be services available for my health needs?

In addition, members of the audience also asked probing questions and received detailed answers from the panelists as well as input from Virginia Lazenby and Brielle Giard of Seniors Living Smarter. And following the webinar, attendees received free copies of a comprehensive Questions-To-Ask Checklist via email. To receive your own copy, request your complimentary checklist via email to

Seniors Living Smarter Seminars are presented monthly by Certified Senior Downsizing Coach® Virginia Lazenby as a service to seniors, their families, and the community. The goal of the free seminars is to equip, educate, and inspire seniors to make informed choices and empowered decisions concerning their lifestyle goals. 

Future Seniors Living Smarter seminars include:

September 16 — Is your stuff holding you back?

• October 14 — Moving on gracefully

• November 18 — Planning for next year? What lies ahead?

You are invited to sign up at and receive easy, step-by-step instructions on how to join our audience. Or call 512-862-7339 and leave a message.

Please join us for this series of very candid and real conversations about the unique and often complex housing-related issues facing seniors and their families.  Seniors Living Smarter Webinars are presented every month except December, on the third Thursday. Seminars are sponsored by Silver Key BenefitsVisiting AngelsWesleyan HomesVera Bank and Seniors Living Smarter Services. is your exclusive real estate information resource for downsizing and selling your home, making changes for aging in place, or trading home ownership for one of the many independent living communities in and around Georgetown. For those considering a move to, or within, Georgetown, TX, we provide you with comprehensive information about the area, easy to use search tools, and exclusive content about neighborhoods and communities popular with seniors.

If you need information about downsizing or estate liquidation, I will be glad to meet with you for a complimentary consultation. Please contact me, Virginia Lazenby, Texas REALTOR® and Certified Senior Downsizing Coach at 512-818-0988 direct or email: