A study by AARP discovered that nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their home for as long as possible. But the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found 70% of seniors 65 and over will need some form of long-term care in their lifetimes.
That’s why many active seniors are preparing for the future, while enjoying more of today, by making the move to an independent living community. This blog post will help you determine if now’s the time to consider a retirement community and show you the benefits of independent living for seniors.
For many older adults, their home is a place of fond memories. But some discover homeownership can also hold them back from getting more out of life. As you consider your senior housing options, here are some things to think about.
Your current home:
Your social connections:
It can be hard to know what to do. But one of the best ways to make a more informed decision is to spend time visiting retirement communities. It’s a great way to talk with residents about their lifestyle and see the benefits of independent living for seniors for yourself:
If you’re looking for an independent senior living community in the St. Louis area, consider Friendship Village Chesterfield and Friendship Village Sunset Hills. As faith-based, not-for-profit senior living communities, we provide a safe, secure and engaging lifestyle focused on helping you live independently. To learn more about our communities, contact us using this form.