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4 Unexpected Perks Of An Independent Living Community

Apr 15, 2020|Independent Living

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Moving from your home to an independent living community is a big decision. A senior living community can provide exactly what you’re looking for whether it be rest and relaxation or a more active lifestyle. Here are a few unexpected perks that a senior living community can offer. 

Sense of Community 
Senior living communities are a great way to surround yourself with other seniors interested in similar things. Go to yoga together. Take up painting. Enjoy the sunshine with friends. If you’ve found that you’re not as social as you once were, moving to a community might help broaden your circle. 

Multiple Amenities 
A huge benefit to moving to a senior living community is that there are tons of amenities right outside your door. Stay active and healthy in the fitness center. Take a dip in the pool. Partake in on-site entertainment and activities. If you’re interested in golfing, find a community near a golf course. 

No matter what sort of amenities are important to you, you’ll be able to find a community that fits your specific interests. 

Consolidation of Cost
Living in your home requires you to manage all of your personal costs–cost of home maintenance, food costs, utility bills, etc. However, our senior living communities include home-cooked meals three times a day and cover most utility costs in your monthly rent. This allows our residents to spend less time worrying about their finances and more time enjoying their day-to-day lives.

More Time To Do What You Love
If you think about how much time you spend on maintaining your home, the hours add up. Outside you have gardening, lawn care, maybe even shoveling snow. Inside you have dusting, scrubbing toilets and cleaning the floors. And that’s just a few! 

Moving to an independent living community means most of those chores are someone else’s responsibility. This allows you more time to spend with your friends and family or enjoying activities you love. 

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