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Old age – a phase that requires a good amount of adjustment and modification in life and lifestyle. Some elderly people find this phase exciting, while some believe that it is extremely challenging. Some have the choice of staying in their homes. This choice might be the correct choice as well. However, many elderly people are now moving into retirement living communities. Senior retirement living comes with a host of benefits for a healthy and happy retirement life. Making new friends and relationships with like-minded and like-aged people is always a great start to a happy retired life. Most of the retirement living communities provide options according to the budget, needs, and expectations in terms of all-inclusive luxury living or a homelike atmosphere.
The concept of senior retirement living is still new in India, yet some great projects especially in South India like retirement homes in Kodaikanal are providing great retirement living to older people. Many senior people have switched to such retirement homes in Kodaikanal. They prefer senior retirement living communities over living alone. Here are the main reasons for their choice:
Retirement living communities provide a great opportunity to build new friendships and relationships, which are a must for healthy living, especially in old age. These connections and relationships have a very positive effect on the senior people. With age, many people tend to get lonely, isolated, cranky and socially introvert. These feelings are not healthy in terms of the physical and mental status of the retiree. Senior retirement living is based on community living of people from the same age group. This prompts the residents to interact, mingle and enjoy this golden phase with new vigor and excitement.
Taking care of the daily household chores in old age can be extremely burdening for the senior people, owing to their age and physical health. Getting professional help can lead to higher cost of living and safety issues and other living problems. On the other hand, retirement living communities offer maintenance free accommodation where the residents do not have to stress about home repair and maintenance issues. In the long run, senior retirement living is cost-effective and a lot more economical.
Retired from work does not mean retired from active life. Unfortunately, retired life is considered as the end of active life. This leads to loneliness and depression in elderly people. Senior living communities focus on regular activities for the residents, focusing on wide range of interests ranging from yoga to movie outing to crafts to games like cricket, badminton etc. Residents have a plethora of activities to choose from and try new things to make old age an exciting and stimulating one. Another advantage of these activities and events is that it keeps the senior people physically and mentally fit. Not only do these activities, kill the boredom, they also infuse a sense of togetherness in the residents and keep them healthy.
Who doesn’t like independence? Stating that old people have to be dependent on someone for their daily chores is an unfair and absolutely wrong statement. One of the biggest benefits of senior living communities is the independence it brings in the life of senior people. They do not have to depend or lean upon friends or family for every small thing. It is important to understand that no matter how much your family and friends love you, a constant need to get help from them every day can put a blot on relationships in the long run. Retirement living communities make life easier as they aid that is required during old age. Families and friends can also be at peace knowing that their parents and loved ones are living a happy and safe life.
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