The key to a happier, healthier and longer life depends on keeping active, remaining social and having time up your sleeve to enjoy life to the full. Retirement communities offer the best of both worlds, where you can live in retirement homes surrounded by a caring community while enjoying independent living.
1. ‘Your Health Is Your Wealth’
Keeping healthy is key to living your retirement dream. Just a few benefits of keeping fit and active in your 60’s and beyond include;
- Better self-esteem
- Lower blood pressure
- Increased bone density
- Improved cholesterol
- Enjoying independent living for longer
Retirement communities that have on-site facilities such as a swimming pool means keeping fit and active is within easy reach at your own convenience. Did you know that research applied by the Journal of Applied Physiology found that active seniors who maintained a regular exercise regime over a number of years have similar cardiovascular health and muscle mass to people decades younger than them?
2. Retirement Homes – Say Hello To Low Maintenance Independent Living
Who needs the constant hassle of doing the lawns and other maintenance jobs in and around the home? Enjoy beautifully landscaped gardens at your leisure without the hard work. Or if gardening is your thing, the best retirement communities welcome you into their gardening team and sometimes with your very own plot to boot.
3. Retirement Communities – A Place To Make New Friends
Planned excursions, on-site events and facilities are just some of the great places to mix and mingle with other like-minded villagers.
Ask people who live in any shared community and what they love is the feeling of belonging and membership; a place where they’re amongst kindred spirits who they can share stories with and exchange life’s ups and downs while having a good laugh over a cup of tea or coffee (or perhaps something a bit stronger!)
4. Independent Living + Safe and Secure = Best Retirement Communities
Having a 24/7 emergency call system gives residents complete peace of mind and security in their retirement homes. These in-built safety features have been designed to ensure that assistance is on hand as and when required, which saves needless worry for everyone.
5. Quality of Life – Beat The Boredom Blues
Boredom and loneliness can lead to poor health and that’s why staying connected and having regular contact with friends, family and neighbours is so important. Retirement communities allow for just the right balance between having a private life and having a thriving social life.
6. A Beautiful Place To Call Home
Never stop pursuing the joy of doing something you love and that includes living in a place you love. Arriving at your chosen retirement community, you want to feel that sense of being home; a place to laugh and live life to the full. After all, you deserve it.
Retirement communities are the secret to a long and happy life where you can keep fit and active and mix and mingle with other like-minded residents while enjoying independent living. Remember, your health and happiness really is your wealth!
Don’t miss an opportunity of a lifetime and get in contact with our friendly team today. They can’t wait to show you around our highly sought after two-bedroom villas located on the stunning Waiheke Island, just a ferry ride away from the beautiful City of Sails. You’ll be so pleased when you arrive home at one of New Zealand’s finest retirement communities.