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Why Single Seniors Are Moving to Retirement Communities

Why Single Seniors Are Moving to Retirement Communities

While a move to a retirement community often does wonders for all seniors, it might just be possible that the most significant benefits can come to those who are single! Though some may wonder why this is, the answer is found in the name itself – community.

From a team and residents who care for you like you are family to enriching opportunities to enjoy all that a community offers, a move to the right senior living community can significantly enhance your life.

Although the best things about moving to a senior living community as a single senior can vary from person to person, there are a few common themes that we’ve noticed at Westminster Place. We’re breaking them down and discussing them to help you understand why so many choose to move.

Maintenance-Free Living

Being liberated from household chores and tasks you’d prefer not to do anymore is just one of the many benefits of senior living for singles. In senior living communities, a team is available to take care of all chores, maintenance, hassles and more. This ensures you are not wasting your days searching for support, researching maintenance providers or struggling to keep up with repairs.

With weekly housekeeping, interior and exterior maintenance, and the option of personal laundry services, singles at Westminster Place can enjoy their lifestyle and everything they love instead of crossing tasks off of their to-do lists!

Services and Amenities

What do retirement communities offer to ensure days are full of ease? While every community is different, single seniors often enjoy the convenience of amenities and security that communities like Westminster Place provide.

 

With their monthly service fee, our residents enjoy a range of services and amenities, making life even better for singles who choose retirement living. Some of the many include:

 

  • Scheduled Transportation
  • A Convenience Store and Full-Service Pharmacy
  • 24-Hour Safety Staff and Emergency Response System
  • An On-Site Wellness Clinic
  • A Beauty Salon and Barbershop

Delicious Dining

From grocery shopping and prep work to cooking and cleaning, senior living communities simplify dining. Instead of cooking elaborate meals for yourself, they can create delicious, healthy meals for you.

 

Dining at Westminster Place is an experience that many of our single seniors love. From dining with their friends and making meals memorable to enjoying delicious, from-scratch seasonal choices and dishes across the globe, there’s so much to enjoy. Get a taste of our dining experience by visiting our website.

Floor Plans Designed for You

One-bedroom floor plans provide the perfect amount of space for single seniors. With plenty of room to entertain yet the privacy to enjoy time to yourself, your residence can be as unique as you. At Westminster Place, your one-bedroom apartment will offer:

 

  • Spacious Floor Plans
  • A Convenient Location to the Westminster Commons and Kimble Fitness Center
  • A Kitchen and Major Appliances
  • Spacious Closets
  • Lovely Views

 

Plus, residents enjoy a world of opportunity just outside their door.

Engagement and Opportunity

For many singles, the best part of retirement living is enjoying socialization, a range of events, engaging activities, trips and more. At Westminster Place, these opportunities abound while providing endless chances to meet new people, make new friends and learn something new. Here, you can enjoy:

 

  • Monthly Parties and Themed Events
  • Organized Day, Weekend and Extended Trips
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Arts, Crafts and Woodworking
  • Gardens with Raised Flower Beds
  • Scenic Walking Paths
  • Fitness and Wellness Classes
  • Clubs and Groups

 

Here, there are many ways to find your niche and create the lifestyle you want, no matter your interests.

A Plan for Life

Have you heard the terms “Life Plan Community” or “Continuing Care Retirement Community?” Like Westminster Place, some senior living residences offer this to ensure senior care is secured as older adults age.

With care services like assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care and long-term care, these sites offer support for the same monthly fee as you pay for independent living. This often provides single seniors with confidence, peace of mind, and greater security as they age.

At Westminster Place, we’re proud to offer a range of levels of care and multiple living options to ensure residents continue living the life they love with financial security, peace of mind, and a secure plan for their future needs.

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If you or a loved one are considering retirement living and would like to learn more, contact us today!