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02/12/2022 Wadswick Green, Siddington Park, Mickle Hill, Homewood Grove, General, Newsletter, Blog
There are many reasons why you might decide that a retirement village is for you and there are lots of things to think about before making your decision. Some points to consider are how you can maintain your wellbeing into later life at a retirement village. Did you know that one in five older people who live in the community and two in five who live in care homes experience depression or poor mental health?
A retirement village is a community for people generally over 60, centred around a hub of social activity. They offer older people the opportunity to live independently in a property they own, as part of a wider community. They are exciting, innovative and contemporary villages where residents can continue to live life to the full. Luxury retirement villages have a wide range of leisure activities, services, support and care and they promote well-being whilst helping the residents maintain an active and independent lifestyle.
The beauty of retirement villages is that they can provide numerous benefits fundamental to maintaining your wellbeing including:
We do understand that difficult feelings can often stop you from getting on with life and you may need more specialist help, some of which we have detailed below:
We are big believers in planning ahead for your retirement. Having a plan in place to deal with changes will help to put you in charge of your future and improve how you feel about things. Some of the things you may start to worry about when you get older are: retirement, staying active and mobile, pensions and financial considerations, access to transport and local facilities, remaining independent, caring for yourself, and thinking about wills, end of life and funerals. Having a plan can help you to think through all aspects of a situation and when doing your research, you could add in a clear aim and include feelings you may experience and how you might be able to deal with them as they crop up.
We know that considering a move to a retirement village is a very personal one and a choice that has to feel right for you. Our village sales advisors are always available at the end of the phone to discuss and talk through any questions you may have.
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