Enjoy a Fulfilling and Rewarding Experience in Life Plan Communities

Posted on 01/13/2022

As you grow older, your family home may no longer be suitable for your demands, leaving you with a less-than-satisfying lifestyle. However,  moving to a retirement community can improve your mental and physical health by giving you a sense of vitality and fulfillment. Residents' satisfaction and happiness in life plan communities were investigated by the 2020 Age Well Study, which revealed that 92% of respondents were delighted with their current living situation. This data emphasizes a key point: people enjoy their lives more when they feel a sense of community belonging.

Here's a quick look at how independent and assisted living services may help improve your active retirement lifestyle.

Experience a Healthier Lifestyle in a Retirement Community

Adequate physical health and mental well-being can help you have a more pleasurable retirement. However, inadequate living circumstances and insufficient health monitoring might lead to your physical and mental health declining as you get older. Fortunately, senior living communities provide a variety of care services to assist you live a healthy and enjoyable life.

Exercises to Enhance Mind and Body

Physical exercises are standard practice in retirement communities to help their residents improve their health and mobility. Active seniors participate in aerobics to reduce tension and depression. Exercise promotes a strong sense of empowerment and self-assurance that encourages a healthy lifestyle.

Dedicated  Health Monitoring

Skilled nursing and medical staff are employed in independent living communities to help maintain your mental and physical health. Furthermore, numerous life plan communities offer memory assistance programs, which provide customized activities and treatment for persons with dementia. These services and support systems ensure that you're not alone when it comes to dealing with your health requirements.

Personal Care Assistance

Activities of daily living may become more difficult as health and strength begin to ebb. However, many retirement community residents enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle where they can receive assistance with their daily maintenance needs. You can tell that your quality of life improves when you eat a nutritious meal in a beautiful dining area with family and friends without having to handle all the details that make it happen. Care services don't end at meals, however. Trained staff members help residents feel more independent by assisting them with bathing, dressing, and other chores, enabling them to enjoy their living experience fully.

Improve Your Health by Staying Socially Active

You can live longer and be happier if you maintain an active social life. It can increase your longevity by 50 percent! Of course, people's social satisfaction may differ from maintaining a small group of close friends to having an extensive social support network. However, regardless of your definition of social fulfillment, senior living communities can provide what you need.

Nurture Your Social Connections

As a retirement village resident, you have more opportunities to engage in positive social contact, which has been proven to enhance life quality. Furthermore, those who stay within a social circle (large or small, many or just one) have a 43 percent less chance of becoming disabled.

As an older adult, you are vulnerable to social isolation due to spouse loss or friends and family leaving. But if you find yourself in this situation, keep in mind that retirement communities provide a variety of activities and excursions to maintain a social circle, allowing you to live a longer, happier existence.

Volunteer to a Noble Cause

Volunteering has no disadvantages. Because of the health benefits received in return, many life plan communities provide their residents' numerous volunteer opportunities! Volunteering benefits seniors' physical capabilities and gives them a sense of purpose. It also reduces their chance of becoming I'll and helps prevent isolation, leading to a more joyful and healthy life.

LivGenerations: Choose Excellence

LivGenerations Senior Living Communities provide a resort-style, amenity-rich alternative to retirement housing. As an active retiree, you may enjoy lifestyle-specific amenities at any of their luxurious communities in and around Phoenix, AZ.