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4 Reasons to Consider Independent Living Sooner Rather Than Later

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Mar 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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For many, the idea of senior living is that it is meant only for individuals who need constant care and attention; however, this is not the case. While nursing care is one of the available options, senior living communities offer services for all lifestyle types. Independent senior living is a great way for older adults to live their retirement years to the fullest. Even though you may not need extra care and support handling the activities of daily living, you can still reap the many benefits that senior living provides. 

McClellan Senior Living offers independent living and assisted living services to those in Anniston, Alabama, and the surrounding area of Oxford. We cultivate a family-like atmosphere that extends well beyond our care. Our all-inclusive senior living community is a family - we all know and support one another. 

Senior living is beneficial to individuals with a variety of needs and preferences. Our team is sharing four reasons to consider making the move to independent living sooner rather than later!

1. Your Retirement, Your Choice

You are in control of your life and future. Deciding to move into a senior living community is a significant one, and you have earned the right to make that decision for yourself. Rather than waiting until a potential health issue arises, look into your options now, so you are sure to move into a community that meets every one of your expectations. 

Furthermore, when you look into your senior living options before you need them, you will have more choices available to you. Instead of having to rush into a decision, you are free to look around and find the community that meets your financial needs, care needs, and lifestyle preferences. 

McClellan Senior Living offers all-inclusive senior living - there are no hidden fees or unexpected charges. We offer services, amenities, and programs in a beautiful community setting that enhances our residents’ quality of life.

2. Active, Maintenance-Free Living

Socialization and engagement are important aspects of health and wellness. Like McClellan Senior Living, independent living communities can help provide these opportunities for interacting with peers and neighbors.

Through mentally and physically stimulating activities and community events, individuals can pursue new or existing interests while forming meaningful connections with other individuals in the community. Rediscover purpose in life and enjoy being a part of a family-like atmosphere and community!

Additionally, independent living services can help you maintain or regain your independence. Because these communities provide a maintenance-free lifestyle, you have more free time to do exactly what you want to do without having to worry about cooking, cleaning, mowing the lawn, or any other home maintenance task.

LEARN MORE: INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES

3. Improve Nutrition Without the Effort

In today’s society, eating and feeding our bodies has become more about convenience over quality nutrition. Whether this is due to a busy schedule or lack of appetite, the fact remains that many of us could benefit from improving our diet and nutrition.

McClellan’s all-inclusive senior living community offers dining services that deliver nutrition-packed meals without residents having to prepare them themselves. We provide three restaurant-style meals a day that accommodate a person’s specific dietary needs.

By utilizing independent living services before you need additional care and support, you can improve or maintain your health and nutrition to prevent future ailments.

4. Access to Care & Assistance

One of the significant benefits of considering independent living sooner rather than later is that you have easy access to medical care and assistance should you ever need it. In communities that offer additional care services, team members are available to help you. Living in a senior living community provides you and your family with an added sense of safety and security in knowing that support is always accessible.

The decision to move into an independent living community takes a lot of thought and planning, but we believe it is well worth it. McClellan Senior Living wants to invite you to join our close-knit community and start living your life to the fullest. For more information about our independent living services or our community serving Anniston, Alabama, and the surrounding area of Oxford, contact a member of our team or visit our website!

Topics: Senior Living