What kind of retirement communities are there?
There are three main types of retirement communities.
Active adult communities are for those who are 55 and older and allow for independent living in single-family, town, or cluster homes, usually with a clubhouse with various amenties, which usually don’t include health services.
Independent living communities are for active seniors who can still go about their daily routines and offer minimal services like security.
Continuing care retirement communities are for those with foreseen health conditions who may need extra care as they grow older and have nursing care available.
How do retirement communities promote wellness?
Retirement communities provide different amenities to keep seniors engaged, including fitness centers, exercise rooms, beauty salons, libraries, gardens, cafeterias, swimming pools, golf courses, and tennis courts.
What assistance will be provided?
Even for those who can manage daily activities independently, assistance can still be provided with laundry services, housekeeping, moving furniture, carrying groceries, transportation, maintenance, and home repairs.