Deciding where to spend retirement years shouldn't be taken lightly. Moving to a senior living community is an excellent option for many seniors. A tailored assisted living program helps ensure they have all the support they need daily. It’s not always easy to transition into assisted living, but it can be one of the best decisions for your loved one’s health and future.
Many programs and services are offered at Buckner’s assisted living residences. If you have questions about transitioning into assisted living, Buckner Retirement Services is always available to help. To learn more about assisted living, call us at 855.931.5688.
Reasons to move into assisted living
As seniors age, they may need more help with everyday tasks such as cooking, cleaning and getting around. Having 24/7 access to professional care is one of the main reasons to move into assisted living. Caregivers in senior communities are some of the most dedicated professionals around. They strive to provide care to residents, bond with them, and provide companionship.
They are also trained to respond to medical emergencies. If a resident needs immediate help, they can react quickly and get seniors the assistance they need. In assisted living, seniors and their families will have total peace of mind that quality care is available whenever required.
Opportunities to be social
Seniors need to get a healthy amount of social interaction through retirement. Unfortunately, feelings of loneliness and isolation are prevalent among seniors. Living close to peers and having access to regular group activities is one of the significant benefits of assisted living. Residents can easily make new friends, connect with peers who share things in common with them, and engage with the community. A friend, card game or someone to talk to always steps away in assisted living.
More free time
Seniors should be spending retirement doing the things they love. Unfortunately, the responsibilities of taking care of a property can take up a lot of valuable free time. One of the main benefits of assisted living is the time that residents gain in their daily schedules. Things like yard and house maintenance, meal prep and chores are taken care of. Seniors can spend more time exploring new hobbies and interests than doing chores and errands.
For seniors, diet is crucial. As adults age, nutrition becomes more critical as bodies change and become more prone to chronic disease. One of the most overlooked assisted living benefits is access to nutritious food. In assisted living with Buckner Retirement Services, residents have access to fresh and healthy meals every day. Residents don't have to worry about meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking. They can go to the dining hall and enjoy a meal with new friends.
In addition to essential services like assistance with daily chores, transportation and housekeeping, there are a variety of amenities to look forward to in assisted living. Amenities make the community more functional and convenient and feel more like home. Some of these Amenities include:
- Recreational programs
- Educational programs
- Nutritional counseling
- Group outings
Amenities allow residents to stay busy, learn and make new connections. They also give residents access to regular services without traveling outside the community.
Assisted living benefits with Buckner Retirement Services
At Buckner Retirement Services, we know the idea of moving into assisted living is sometimes overwhelming. That’s why we do everything we can to make residents feel at home and provide as many reasons to move into assisted living as possible. From our dedicated staff to our luxury amenities to our social activities, residents will feel welcomed and well cared for from the moment they step through the door. We believe our luxury communities will be an excellent fit for your lifestyle.