The Top 6 Benefits of Retirement in a Senior Living Facility

April 15, 2021 / Senior Living Community
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Everyone wants a taste of the good life in a safe environment to enjoy the golden years of their retirement. If you're looking to begin a new chapter and fulfill your dreams of a comfortable, healthy retirement, then a senior living facility may be the place for you.

Many may have the misconception that the only seniors who choose to move to a senior living facility have chronic health issues. This isn't always the case! Many retirees choose senior living facilities as a lifestyle choice to take advantage of the excellent services and amenities, including freedom from housework and the opportunity to make new friends.

Senior facilities provide the comfort of a home environment, plus all of the necessary services that seniors may require for healthy aging, such as assisted living and memory care. Here we will take a closer look at how a senior living facility can help you enjoy your golden years.

Enjoy Your Retirement in a Senior Living Facility

Safety and Security
As we age, falling becomes more likely. When you live in a home alone, you may not receive immediate help if you are hurt by a fall. This can not only be emotionally scarring but also poses a health risk. However, if you live in a senior care facility, you have the peace of mind that there's always assistance when needed.

Senior care facilities offer an alert system in each apartment to maintain safety. You are also provided with regular check-ins from trained staff members on a daily or even hourly basis. Knowing that there is always a staff member present around the clock to help in case of an emergency can reassure aging seniors.

Delicious and Nutritious Meals
If you do not want to go through the hassle of cooking, buying groceries, or washing dishes each day, you'll be overjoyed at the dining room that senior care facilities offer.

You will enjoy regular freshly prepared meals that meet your nutrition needs each day. The dining room offers restaurant-quality dishes for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Say goodbye to dirty dishes and hello to gourmet meals prepared by our in-house chef!

Personal Health Care Options
Some seniors find it more difficult to perform daily tasks as they age. In a senior retirement facility, you are offered certified nursing assistants around the clock to support you regularly. Every team member from Independent Living to Memory Care is well-trained to help you with any activities that may require additional assistance.

Socialization and Fitness Activities
Seniors that are more sedentary are at higher risk of both physical and mental health issues, such as depression. Research shows time and time again that those who participate in socialization and fitness activities are healthier than their more sedentary peers. An active lifestyle can even result in healthier aging. A senior care facility can keep you busy in retirement with plenty of fitness and social activities to support a healthy body and mind.

From social get-togethers like holiday parties, fitness classes, and game nights, there's always plenty of activities for residents to choose from. In a senior care facility, residents are able to stay active and discover new hobbies during their retirement.

For continued well-being, there's a wide range of fitness programs and outdoor activities for residents to choose from. Whether it's water aerobics or long walks, our community is geared toward keeping our residents physically and mentally happy.

Accessible Homes
No matter the floor plan you choose from, every home in our community is designed for easy accessibility. From walk-in showers with seating to grab bars in the bathrooms and higher toilets, we ensure that our residents feel safe in their homes and provide the necessary resources. 

Transportation Services
The Villas at Stanford Ranch offers reliable transportation to get where you need to go each day. Whether it's a doctor's appointment or a trip to the store, we're here to meet your needs.

A move to a senior care facility may be the right decision for your healthy, happy retirement. Reach out to learn more about life at The Villas at Stanford Ranch.


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