2011 May
Focus on... Recreational Amenities & Community Programs

Recreation
2011 May Get Active, Stay Active

 You’ve all seen the ads, whether you’re over 55 or not. They’re called “active adult” communities, “retirement” communities, “over-55” communities, “active-lifestyle” communities or any number of other names.    Popular locations f…

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Recreation
2011 May The Lap of Luxury

It’s a different world for amenities, these days. Just a decade ago, if you were fortunate enough to live in a building with a gated entrance or a nicely-landscaped swimming pool, you thought you hit the jackpot. It was easy f…

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Recreation
2011 May Installing an In-House Gym

 Like any major project in a co-op or condominium, installing a gym is made up of  two separate yet equally important parts: The brass tacks of planning and  executing the project, and the politics of running it through the board and  resi…

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Recreation
2011 May Keep it Clean

Years ago, when apartment residents wanted to do laundry, they gathered their basket and detergent, loaded up their pockets with quarters and perhaps a good book or their Walkman and trudged downstairs to the dark, dingy laundry room. A…

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Recreation
2011 May Community in Diversity

 New Jersey has a long tradition of being culturally diverse, and that tradition  continues to evolve today. New Jersey's Gold Coast has large populations of  Asian, Indian/Hindi and Hasidim. Other areas have large populations of  Pakistan…

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Q&A
2011 May Q&A: Defining a Service Animal

Q Do you have any information/documents that define the legal standards for a service animal? We have a pending request based on loosely-worded physician prescriptions and are concerned that approval of such may open the door for o…

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Q&A
2011 May Q&A: Giving an Association's Streets To a Township

Q Our association will be voting soon on giving our streets to our township. The township will repay us for snow removal. My question: is it generally a good thing to give your streets away? —Mulling Municipal Reimbursement …

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