fter visiting family, especially during the holidays, “adult kids” are often surprised that a parent has a slower gait, may have lost weight, isn’t driving as much and seems more isolated. This discovery might trigger some family discussions on “How can we best help Mom or Dad?”
Change is scary. Seniors are hesitant to move out of a beloved home they’ve lived in for decades — and “adult kids” want to respect their parents’ independence.
The reality is that retirement living can help seniors remain active and independent longer. You get a built-in network of friendly people and access to quality care. There’s also no bath to clean, no yard to mow, and no dishes to wash.
1. Peace of Mind/Safety.
At a senior community, there are always people around — staff and residents. Treemont has twice daily optional safety checks, emergency pull chords, inside corridors, an overnight security guard plus extra home health care options on-site.
2. Maintenance-free Lifestyle.
Retirement communities can often free up senior’s time from daily chores, housekeeping, grocery shopping, and yard maintenance. As Treemont Resident, Lois, says,