Independent Living - April 1, 2022

Why Choose Independent Senior Living? We’re Glad You Asked!

When it comes to retirement living, you have many options available to you. Understanding each of them is vital to making the right decisions for yourself and setting yourself up to fully enjoy your retirement years.

Many people think that senior living is just for those who need daily care or supportive services, but that is not the case. Independent living is a senior living lifestyle option that focuses on enhancing the lives of active older adults looking to make the most out of their days.

There are so many reasons to choose an independent living community, and our team at Rivertown Ridge in Wyoming, Michigan, is sharing some of them with you!

Reasons to Consider Independent Living

Experience a Community Atmosphere

Connecting with others and forming meaningful relationships play an important role in leading a healthy lifestyle. However, over time, it can become more challenging to meet new people and maintain an active social life. Fortunately, independent living communities make it easy and convenient for individuals to access endless socialization opportunities.

A community setting encourages camaraderie. From sharing a meal with fellow residents and neighbors to participating in any of the community activities and events, connecting and engaging with others is always a possibility.

Enjoy Maintenance-Free Living

As a homeowner, you are in charge of making sure all the upkeep and maintenance tasks are completed. Routine tasks like lawn care and landscaping in the summer, shoveling snow in the winter, and keeping your home clean and tidy every week can take up a lot of your time.

On top of that, appliances break, things need to be replaced and repaired, and it can easily feel like there is always something that needs to be done.

If you’re ready to say goodbye to that stress, move into an independent living community like Rivertown Ridge in Wyoming, Michigan. As a senior living resident, all of these home maintenance tasks are taken care of for you. So instead of worrying about what needs to be done around the house, you can spend your newly found free time exploring the area, trying a new hobby or whatever you choose!

Access to Support and Assistance

While you may not need it now, over time, you may find yourself needing (or wanting) additional support in your daily life. Even if you move into an independent living community before you need support, you can have peace of mind knowing that assistance is available should you ever need it.

Additionally, by choosing independent living at Rivertown Ridge, you have the option to transition into a higher level of care within our community should your care needs ever change. Because we also offer assisted living and memory care options, you can rest assured that no matter what level of support you need, we offer the level of personalized care that is right for you.

Independent Living in Wyoming, Michigan

At Rivertown Ridge, we offer an engaging independent senior living lifestyle with opportunities for individuals to explore personal goals, hobbies and new interests. We provide personalized services and exciting activities for residents to enjoy, making it easy to live life on your terms.

Our community enhances residents’ well-being while also offering the level of care that each resident needs to stay safe and healthy. Quality of life is one of the most important details we focus on when creating programs for residents in our community. At Rivertown Ridge, we offer a variety of fun and exciting events and activities that contribute to our residents’ social and emotional enrichment. Some of these amenities and services include:

  • Multiple dining areas (a contemporary bistro, our pub area and a formal dining room)
  • Craft and activity rooms
  • Spacious apartment floor plans
  • On-site movie theater
  • Neighborhood community center
  • On-site wellness center
  • Exercise room and fitness classes
  • Outdoor walking paths and gardening areas
  • Tennis court
  • Community pool
  • Library
  • Scheduled transportation
  • And more!

Independent senior living can enhance your retirement years and enable you to lead the active, fulfilling lifestyle you’ve been seeking. If you’re ready to learn more about our community and what we offer at Rivertown Ridge, contact a member of our team today!