Many seniors have the perception that a retirement community is equivalent to the dreaded “old folks home.” However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Today’s retirement communities are full of fun activities, services and amenities designed to promote the utmost independence and privacy for residents.
Retirement communities are designed with your privacy in mind. When you move in, your apartment is just that, yours. Feel free to decorate however you like by painting, hanging photos or redecorating to make it feel more like your own.
Don’t forget, however, you are renting your space. Be sure to ask before making any dramatic changes to your apartment.
Did you know you can keep your car when you move into a retirement community? Retirement living provides residents with ample parking and carports so they can come and go as they please. Even if you don’t feel like driving, most communities offer complimentary transportation services to take you wherever you want within a certain distance.
In some ways, moving into retirement living can actually make you more independent! Without the worry of household maintenance and upkeep, you can spend more time out having fun. Retirement communities offer a variety of amenities to take care of all your household chores including, but not limited to:
Most retirement communities feature robust schedules full of events, activities and excursions for you to get out, meet friends and find new hobbies to enjoy. These can range anywhere from crafting classes and woodworking workshops to brewery tours and more! Whether you choose to get involved or prefer to stay in with your thoughts, there’s always something going on with retirement living.
Relax and enjoy your retirement years with Independence Village. Our Independent Living communities are designed to provide residents with all the privacy and independence of home, with the benefit of optional assistance. Schedule a visit to an Independence Village location near you or give us a call at 1-844-40-ENJOY to learn more.