If you are reaching retirement age, but still desire to be active in your community and with your peers, moving to an active adult living community can provide you with access to multiple amenities that can make your physical and social life more enjoyable.
#1 On-Site Health Services
One of the biggest advantages of moving into an active adult living community is that they will have health services on site that are designed to cater to the needs of senior citizens. When you need to get your eyes checked, have your teeth cleaned, get your dentures refitted or just go in for a checkup, you are not going to have to leave your community. You can get all of these services within your own community. This will make it easier and more convenient for you to get the medical care you need to stay healthy as you age.
#3 Community Clubhouse
Most adult living communities have clubhouses for their members. These clubhouses are where special events take place, as well as where daily events take place. Within the clubhouse, you will find rooms where people are playing games and doing crafts throughout the day. When you want to use your hands and play a game or make a craft, you can do so at the community clubhouse.
#3 Organized Activities
Adult living communities also offer a host of other organized activities that you can participate in as well. For example, they should offer special classes, such as fitness classes, dance classes, and cooking classes. Some of these classes may be aimed at beginners, but other classes should be aimed at individuals with more advanced skills. There should be a variety of classes offered at all times that cater to different skills levels and that allow you to advance your skills and pursue your interests.
#4 Modified Homes
Finally, adult living communities offer homes that have been modified for the needs of seniors. The bathrooms are larger and are usually built with handles in the showers and near the toilets for when you need assistance using the shower and the bathroom. The master bedrooms are made to be larger with lots of space around all the furniture. The bedrooms are built with walk-in closets, which are easier to navigate than traditional closets. The home you move into will be built to accommodate your changing needs.
An active adult community offers on-site health services, community clubhouse for daily events, organized activities and modified homes that will support your changing needs.