Special interest groups and clubs are a vital part of active adult communities.LifestyleLink allows active adult group leaders to perform most group-related administrative tasks, taking the burden off busy office staff. Learn how to manage all aspects of your group through the LifestyleLink Dashboard.
Click on My Groups in your Lifestyle menu to see a list of all your groups and clubs. The groups you manage are labelled “You are the group manager” in the lower right corner. Click the group name to get to the group homepage.
You group homepage includes your admin menu, recent group news, and upcoming events. Click “Edit Group” to make changes to your group name or description, update the group photo, or manage the group privacy and visibility settings for documents, photos, and your member list. Here you control what content is seen by the whole community, and what is for members only.
In your admin block, click on “Invite a New Member”. You can use this to send invitations to community members to join your group. Just type any part of the resident’s name into the search field, find the person you’re looking for, and click “Invite” to send them an invitation. You can customize a message, and then click “Send Invitation”. The resident will receive an email with a link to accept your invitation and join your group.
You can manage the members of your group by clicking on “Manage Members” in your admin block. This will show you a list of all current members of your group. You can remove a member, or click “Edit” to:
From your group homepage, click on News in the left menu. This will bring you to the group news page. You can add news fast by entering a title and the text of your news item. Members will receive notifications by email or SMS text when this content is created or approved according to their preferences. Unclick the Send notification option if you don’t want this message sent. You can also mark a news item as “Sticky” so it always appears at the top of the group news feed. Click save to publish the news to the group. You can always go back and change it by clicking “edit” below the post.
Your events page lists upcoming group events. Click “Add Event” at the top of the page to create a new event. You can set the title, set the date and time, and add any extra time needed for set-up and clean-up. Pick from available amenity locations to decide where your event will take place. The system automatically removes any locations already booked at your preferred date and time. You can also create a recurring event by picking a day of the week, monthly, or specifying how often you want your group to meet. Choose “Do not repeat” for a one-time event. Enter your event description and upload a photo for your event listing. You can also attach a PDF or Word document to the event. This will be displayed as a link at the bottom of the event details. Click save and your event will be published to the group and community calendars. If your event has limited seating, or where you need to track RSVPs, click “Add Registration Event” on your group events page. Fill out all the same details and set the number of registrations available. You will have a running list of who is attending the event and can control how many spots are available.
The Group calendar shows all your events in one place. You can also create new events right from the calendar view.
Your group documents page is a library of all documents uploaded to the group. To add a new document click “Add a Document” to upload files from your computer including PDFs, text documents, Word documents, and spreadsheets. The group photos page is a great place to organize and share memories. Click “Create New Album” to name your album and upload photos from your computer. As a group leader you can edit any photo album by clicking the “Manage” button. Here you can add, remove, or rearrange photos. You can also delete the entire album.
Get talking to your group on the group discussions page. Click the “Post a New Topic” button to start a new discussion. You can also search past discussions and click the title of a post to read replies and add your own comment. As a group leader, you can change any discussion post by clicking the “Edit” tab at the top of the conversation.
You are now ready to manage your group or club and all its content. For more trainings, check out or blog or YouTube channel.