Retirement brings a lot of possibilities for spending time with friends and checking things off your bucket list. But then again many seniors don’t use all this free time to finally be fulfilling all their retirement dreams. Living in a senior community can help satisfy those senior dreams and spark new ones.
Learn how a vibrant retirement community can liven up your lifestyle and help you enjoy the retirement of your dreams.
Choose Senior Living For the Best Retirement
1. Stress-free Living
In retirement, the endless fight against laundry, grocery stores, taxes, and the lawn becomes even more challenging. Your household obligations can conflict with your bigger ambitions, such as long-term travels or spontaneous road trips. Choosing to move to a retirement community can allow for a low-maintenance and worry-free lifestyle.
2. Bills Adding Up
Each month the bills can add up in your mailbox, your current lifestyle can be more costly than you realize. Regarding home maintenance, property taxes and home insurance, comparing a retirement community ‘s expenses to the current cost of living can be a good decision. In reality, retirement communities will help you simplify your expenses by combining rent, food, utilities and entertainment all in one month’s lease.
3. Living the High Life
Senior living communities have many amenities that can add to the retirement experience – some of which you couldn’t even imagine having in your own home, such as:
- Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
- Putting greens
- Jacuzzis, spas, and massage rooms
- Fireside patios and kitchens
- Tennis courts
- Theater rooms
- Poker tables
- Billiards and darts
- Walking paths
- Exercise equipment
- Business centers
4. Keeping Fitness On Track
Staying active as you get older can help you stay independent longer and prevent falling or injury. If self-motivation is an issue you can be drawn by the exercise classes and outdoor activities offered in many retirement communities.
- Yoga classes
- Swimming and water aerobics
- Walking clubs
- Class-based fitness
- Gyms and free weights
- Golf outings
- Local hikes and greenbelts
5. Good Eats
Especially at Fairmont Grand the food is well taken care of:
Freshly prepared meals are served three times daily in our dining room. When you arrive for each meal, our staff will deliver your choice of beverage, and note your selections from the daily specials or alternative choice menu. Special requests are welcomed for individual dietary needs. Just make your preferences known and we will make sure you’re satisfied. Guests and family members are always welcome to stay. We encourage you to host your personal gatherings, whether it is for a birthday, anniversary or special surprise.
6. Daily Care
With aging it’s normal to have difficulty with everyday tasks that were once easy for you – you shouldn’t be embarrassed, but acknowledge that it’s normal to need help. Help might be needed in the form of housekeeping or personal hygiene, so senior living is there to help with that transition.
7. Feeling Safe
Household injuries and falls do happen, and if you live alone, it can be overwhelming to think about not getting the support you need. You can be sure there is always someone there in a retirement community to support you!
Fairmont Grand Senior Living Community
Fairmont Grand is a resident-centered senior living and memory care facility in Rapid City, SD. Our goal is to create an environment where resident well-being is at the heart of everything we do.
Our wide range of services are designed to meet you or your loved one’s daily needs. We offer restaurant-style dining options, a variety of physical activities, and give residents the opportunity to live as independently as possible.