Independent Living, also known as Retirement Homes, are communities are for seniors who require very little assistance or no assistance at all with activities of daily living. These communities promote an independent, maintenance-free, and active lifestyle, while providing a home-like comfortable setting. Each resident is made to feel at home not having to worry about cooking, maintenance, chores. Assistance is always an option if residents require them down the road.
Each community provides ample of on-site and off-site activities for each resident. Residents are given a monthly schedule for all the daily social and recreational activities that the community will be providing. Residents also have available wellness and fitness programs they can attend to. Lastly, Independent living communities provide local transportation for each of their residents.
All independent living facilities focus on providing a comfortable yet active lifestyle. As residents within the communities needs change and may require some assistance, residents have the option to modify their living arrangements or care plan.
Common Services For Independent Living
Private or Semi-Private Rooms – Resident can choose between having a private room a shared room.
On-site & Off-site Activities – Each community provides activities within the location or can provide activities off the location.
Customized Meal Plans – Meals are provided anywhere from 1 to 3 meals per day, depending on the meal plan choice.
Exercise & Wellness Programs – Residents are encouraged to participate in daily exercise and wellness programs to keep active and fit.
Housekeeping – Housekeeping is provided from 1 to several times a week or as needed.
24 Hour Medical Alert System - Each room is equipped with a 24-hour medical alert system in case of an emergency.
Local Transportation – Most of the time free local transportation is provided by the Independent Living Community.
Social & Recreational Activities – Residents are kept active with many social and recreational activities that are planned throughout the month. Residents can choose to participate with as many activities as they desire.