Seniors are remaining more active. They are re-entering the workforce, taking on new careers, volunteering and enhancing life through continued education. Such active lifestyles often lead to the desire for a lower maintenance home, leading many younger seniors to downsize from a house to a condo or apartment before moving to an actual retirement community.
Those who prefer to transition directly to a senior living community are finding more to choose from in amenities and atmosphere. In retirement states such as Arizona and Florida, we’re seeing the emergence of Themed Communities centered on key areas of interest shared by residents, such as golf, active lifestyles or the arts. They will soon find their way to the Midwest as demand among this powerful demographic grows.
Fitness is becoming a priority as seniors seek out retirement environments that support healthy living. Workout rooms no longer consist of a couple of bikes in…
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