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Is Assisted Living Right for You?

What do you envision when you picture an assisted living community ? If you imagine boredom, quiet, and isolation, then you haven’t seen today’s assisted living centers. Modern assisted living communities are filled with vibrant seniors who are enjoying their retirement years with the added comfort of knowing help is there if they need it. Here are some of the signs that assisted living could be right for you.

You want to be part of an active community.

Assisted living communities bring together seniors in a space that is perfect for socializing and building new friendships. Although you will also have your own place to retreat to, in assisted living, you can expect to find active neighbors who are always ready for a new adventure. For many seniors, loneliness can creep in when they no longer live near family and friends or when they don’t drive as much as they used to. Assisted living is the perfect antidote to this isolation, since you’ll be surrounded by people enjoying the same stage of life as you.

You could benefit from some help around the house.

In an assisted living community, you have access to the help you need when you need it. You no longer have to worry about home upkeep and can rely on onsite concierge services to assist you with a range of needs. At the same time, you will be able to maintain your privacy and autonomy. Ask for as little or as much help as you need, with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that assistance is always at your fingertips.

You want to feel at home.

Assisted living means moving into a well-appointed apartment that you can decorate as you see fit, keeping all of your things from your previous home close. Rather than feeling like you’ve lost your familiar surroundings, you’ll have a new home you can truly make your own.

Explore the benefits of assisted living for yourself at The Estates at Arbor Oaks in Andover, MN. Learn more about the community or arrange a tour by calling (651) 738-1158.

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