Life in retirement
There’s no doubt the main benefit of retirement living is the lifestyle it offers. You get to be part of a friendly, vibrant community of people who tend to share similar interests. Regular get-togethers and group activities, along with shared spaces and facilities, make it easy to stay both physically and mentally active.
As well as having all this available, there’s more time to enjoy it too. You don’t have to worry about things like mowing lawns or cleaning gutters, so you can focus on what matters most to you.
What to expect
It’s natural to wonder what retirement living is really like. While every village is different, they are all designed to help you lead an independent, fulfilling life. That starts with providing homes that are both beautiful and practical (without lots of stairs, for example), and having extra support available if and when you need it.
There are plenty of opportunities to socialise and try new things, but it’s entirely up to you how involved you want to be. The key is to find a village where you feel comfortable.
Taking the first step
Making the decision to move to a retirement village isn’t always straight-forward. There are many things to consider and you’ll probably have a lot of questions that need answering.
The best place to start is to speak with the sales manager at any of the villages you’re interested in. Once you’ve chosen a village, the sales manager will explain what you need to do, and will be more than happy to help you get organised.