Why Retirement Communities are the First Choice of Many Seniors

Modern seniors often have lots of housing choices when they retire. However, they often choose to trade high-maintenance home ownership for the relaxed, secure lifestyle offered by Retirement Communities. Residences, such as Elk Ridge Senior Living Community, provide appealing benefits that include:

*  A GRACIOUS COMMUNITY:  Retirees frequently want to give up tedious responsibilities, along with their jobs. Living in a planned community allows them the freedom to enjoy a casual, active social life among people with similar interests. A senior community also provides a wide variety of amenities. Residents have their own barbershop/beauty salon, bar/lounge, community center, and even a lake to fish in. They can enjoy planned events, group or individual outings, and free transportation. Seniors also have access to a computer lab and library. Residents also have access to beautifully-maintained, serene grounds, where they can walk or lounge with friends. Every senior has 24/7 access to help.

*  HOMEY APARTMENTS:  Elk Ridge Retirement Communities offer a choice of charming apartments, in a variety of layouts and sizes. Seniors can bring their own things, and decorate any way they want. They may even bring pets. Every unit offers TV, Internet, and phone connections. Residents who choose independent living are offered full kitchens, spacious closets, extra storage, and window dressings. All apartments include smoke detectors and sprinklers. Apartment homes for residents in the assisted living program substitute a kitchenette for the kitchen, while those in the memory care unit do not have kitchen facilities.

*  FINE DINING:  The food at a senior community is chef prepared. Residents may choose their meals from a menu, and dine in a lively restaurant-style environment. All food is carefully chosen, high quality, and fresh. Seniors are offered fresh fruits, vegetables and salads, as well as a choice of entrees and delicious desserts. Caregivers ensure that residents are well nourished; and those who cannot dine in a community setting are served three meals a day, plus snacks.

Retirement communities, such as Elk Grove Village, are appealing to seniors who want an active, healthy lifestyle, without the burden of home maintenance. Many residents choose the communities because they seamlessly combine 24/7 security with gracious living.

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