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What is Luxury Senior Living?

A woman and a man sit down to fine dining and toast with glasses of wine

Even if you’ve never visited a senior living community, an image probably comes to mind when you hear people talk about them. However, we invite you to challenge what you think you know about senior living. Today’s retirement lifestyle at communities like Freedom Village at Brandywine are more of what you’d expect at an all-inclusive resort, which is why we’re described as luxury senior living community.

How are Luxury Retirement Communities Different?

Luxury senior living offers a maintenance-free independent living lifestyle where you never have to worry about housekeeping and indoor or outdoor maintenance. With a selection of fine and casual dining options,  you don’t want to, you don’t have to grocery shop, cook ever again unless you want to. Freedom Village at Brandywine is a Life Plan Community, which means our independent living is backed with access to a continuum of on-site care, if ever needed. Plus, we keep up with all the trends active older adults like you are looking for to help you get even more out of life.

What to Look for in a Luxury Senior Living Community

The approach to comfort and wellness at most luxury senior living communities is designed to surpass your traditional independent senior living experience and enhance every part of your life. You can expect to find on-site services and amenities such as:

On-site concierge: Let them help you make a reservation at the area’s best restaurants and secure tickets to the latest entertainment activities and attractions.

Self-care services: Most luxury senior living communities offer hair salons and many feature a full-service spa offering manicures, pedicures, massage therapy and other spa services.

Dining variety: Luxury retirement communities offer a selection of fine and casual dining options featuring full menus of chef-prepared meals.

Fitness and wellness activities: Residents can often enjoy well-equipped fitness centers, a heated indoor pool, on-site fitness classes and a wellness center. Many luxury senior living communities have walking paths, an arts and crafts studio, a woodshop, billiards and game room, bocce ball and a putting green.

Scheduled transportation: Residents can typically go shopping and attend other local events and appointments by using the community’s transportation services.

Entertainment options: Many luxury retirement communities offer an auditorium with theater-style seating to watch movies, a library, regular outings and day trips along with frequent on-campus shows, classes and concerts.

Room for family and friends: A luxury senior living community typically offers a private dining room for family parties and celebrations. They also may feature guest suites for overnight stays.

Age-related design: Senior independent living communities are designed with aging in mind and feature elevators, wheelchair ramps, wider-than-average doorways, handrails, level-style doorknobs and in-home emergency response systems to help with security and safety.

Peace of mind: Check to see if your senior living option offers 24/7 security, an on-duty nurse and a continuum of on-site care like personal care, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation.

Is Luxury Senior Living Affordable?

When you consider all the services and amenities available to you today and the security of having a plan for tomorrow, a luxury senior living community may be more affordable than you think. After working hard to get where you are, doesn’t this sound like the kind of retirement lifestyle you deserve? To set up a personal tour of our beautiful campus and learn more about our independent living community, contact us here.