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Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communities

Independent senior living communities are ideal for seniors who desire their freedom and space without the required upkeep and cost of homeownership. Independent senior living communities are perfect for seniors who do not need medical assistance. Rather, they want to enjoy life without having to worry about tasks such as home maintenance and outdoor care that is required when you own a home. Plus, many independent senior living communities offer ancillary services such as social activities, transportation, meals and on-call health care. These services increase peace of mind and quality of life for the senior and his or her family.

Independent senior living communities may be stand-alone facilities or be part of a continuing care community. Prices vary greatly depending on accommodations, amenities, size of living structure and location. It is important for seniors who choose the right community based upon their current and future needs and budget. Finding the right senior living community can help seniors live out their days surrounded by great friends in an ideal environment.

Independent living communities often encourage socialization through various social activities and shared dining in an effort to encourage seniors to build relationships with one another. Studies have shown that congregate dining can increase physical and mental health in seniors compared to those who remain isolated. Independent senior living communities vary in scope, and may provide few services other than a place to live. It is critical that you select the right community with the services you require.

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