active retirement communities

What Services to Look For at Adult Apartment Complexes

With so many available options, finding a senior living community can be a daunting task. To avoid feeling overwhelmed, begin your search by establishing the features you need in your senior living apartment. Regularly planned outings, strong security and a thriving community center are just some of the most popular amenities that help make an active adult community feel like home.

Community Center

A community center bustling with neighbors and things to do helps you keep busy and engaged. Community centers can include many potential amenities, such as a movie theater or recreation room. Many centers are also equipped with a kitchen, allowing you to entertain guests in the community center or party with your neighbors.

Rentable Hospitality Suite

Senior living apartments feature many amenities, but your individual apartment might not be bursting with enough space to accommodate all of your visitors. A rentable hospitality suite can help alleviate this concern with 55 and older apartments. In the hospitality suite, your guests can enjoy their own space without having to drive to see you.

Fitness Classes and a Gym

Exercising regularly is an excellent way to stay healthy as you age. Taking a trip to a distant gym or motivating yourself to take a walk can be hard. If your senior living community hosts fitness classes, however, you'll find it easy to get your heart pumping regularly. Some communities offer fully equipped workout rooms that allow you to exercise at any time. You'll also find it easier to stay on top of a fitness program when you exercise with your neighbors in the community.

Computer Room

Computers can help you stay in touch with far-flung friends and family members, but some seniors find it daunting to own their own computers. Some senior living communities offer a fully equipped computer room to their residents, allowing you to reap all the benefits of computer technology without the hassle of maintaining your own computer.

Controlled Access

Security is always a concern, especially if you're not as physically fit as you used to be. Many active adult communities offer controlled access to keep unwanted visitors out of the complex, giving you the peace of mind to enjoy your home without worry. Controlled access communities also protect you from the unscrupulous salespeople and scammers who sometimes target elderly homeowners.

On-site Home Maintenance

As you age, it may be more difficult for you to stay on top of home maintenance and yard work. Living in 55 and older apartments, however, makes maintenance a thing of the past. Active adult communities typically include maintenance services and lawn care as a community perk, freeing you from most of the more onerous household chores like mowing the lawn, fixing broken appliances, or dealing with pests.

An Active Senior Living Community

Finding the right active adult community can be a challenge, but you can make the task easier by identifying what you want from your next home. At Solea Copperfield, we offer a wealth of amenities to enrich the lives of our residents. Stop by today to see if Solea Copperfield is right for you.