b'cleaning. If a light bulb goes out, I just call maintenance to take care of it, says Charlie.But most significantly, they chose The SANTAFE SENIOR LIVING | THE TERRACES AT BONITA SPRINGSTerraces because the community is pet-friendly. The couple has a seven-year-old yellow lab named Strauss. Originally, the community would only allow small dogs to live here, says Charlie. Strauss had to go through an interview process with the managementand he passed.The couple adopted Strauss through Paws for a Cause. He was going to be a seeing eye dog but never finished training due to arthritis.A month after moving into The Terraces, Roberta had knee surgery. Following her hospital stay, she transferred to Renaissance Pictured is Michele Wasserlauf, Executive Directorat The Terraces, or as she calls it, the rapid at The Terraces, with yellow lab Strauss. recovery rehab center, with all services under one roof.Charlie was only a short walk away from ITS WONDERFUL TORoberta and was able to visit whenever he wished. The staff even let him bring Strauss HAVE EVERYTHINGover to Robertas room for visits. I dont know who was happier, says Charlie. Roberta or UNDER ONE ROOF. Strauss! They have advice for couples in similar C harlie and Roberta Marshallparents to situations. Consider the reality that one day four adult children and grandparents to10maintained homes in Illinois and Florida.you or your spouse may need care, says Last fall, they made the decision to move toCharlie. For us, it was important to be a Florida permanently. In February of this year,short walk away from visiting each other. Its they moved to The Terraces at Bonita Springs. wonderful to have everything under one roof. As Charlie says, We moved to The Terraces before anything happened. Its better to move one day early than one day late. Take a Quick Peek!They chose the community for a variety of reasons. Most of my adult life was working with seniors, says Charlie. As a tax and estateHave we sparked your curiosity? planning lawyer, hes visited more than 50Take a look at photos of thiscommunities across the country. The Terracesluxury community.has all levels of care, which was very important to us. They loved the friendliness of the people who live and work at the community.For Charlie and Roberta, it was important to have the ability to take classes to better equip themselves with the safety skills to take care of themselves. Today, Charlie does core and chair exercises three times a week with trainer Melissa. They also love the service-rich lifestyle. I love 14 how I dont have to worry about cooking and'