There is a lot of misinformation surrounding the independence and control a senior will experience over their own life a senior living community. If you or a loved one has concerns about how they will be able to maintain their current lifestyle when making the move to a senior living community, these fears are likely based on myths. While change can be challenging, you will still be able to live an active, full and healthy lifestyle. You will also continue to enjoy the activities and independence you currently have; in fact, you will probably have a lot more fun with other residents closer to your own age. 3 Ways to Retain Your Independence in a Senior Living Community If you are hesitating to make the move into an independent living facility, rest assured that there are simple ways to maintain your independence:
  1. Room Type:Wesley Enhanced Living offers apartment options for every need, ranging from smaller studios to large two bedroom, two bath units with full kitchens. Enjoy your own living space while taking advantage of the amenities, resources and assistance provided at a senior living community.
  2. Social Activities: You will be able to keep in touch with your existing social circles with frequent and convenient visiting hours and plenty of parking. You can arrange continue to attend your regular classes, hobbies and activities or even invite your friends to join you for events at your new location. In addition, regularly scheduled socialization, activities and a new group of peers will be at your disposal. You’ll be enjoying a more active social life than ever.
  3. Peace of Mind: Knowing that you have access to the care and assistance you need at a moment’s notice will allow you to live life to the fullest. Your family will also appreciate knowing that you will be well taken care of. Whether you have health concerns, need help cleaning and maintaining your living space or find yourself wanting a more active social life, independent living might be just right for you.
Are you interested in finding out how a senior living home can improve your quality of life without sacrificing your independence? Wesley Enhanced Living has six retirement communities throughout Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware Counties. Our professionally trained employees are here to support you or your loved one’s health and well-being. We offer a variety of services, amenities and living accommodations to suit your individual needs and desires. Give us a call to learn more about our facilities and services, or fill out the New Resident Application form when you are ready. Visit us to see if Wesley Enhanced Living is the right independent living community for you or your loved one. You can also click here to request more information today.