Whether you are still working or recently retired, you might already be thinking where to live in your golden years. The most exciting places for retired people to live is in an active adult community. These communities are becoming increasingly popular because they offer people an opportunity to live a low-maintenance carefree lifestyle. Some of the benefits of these communities include:

Low Maintenance Living. In an active adult community, they are designed to offer you more free time and less work during retirement. Snow shoveling, leaf removal, changing hard-to-reach bulbs, are all chores that staff may handle.

Support Services. Many active adult communities offer additional support when it comes to meal preparation, running errands, housekeeping, pet care and community management. They can also get help with physical therapy services, medication reminders, and assistance with daily living activities. Search for a community that has the services you need or anticipate needing in the future.

Convenient Locations. An active adult community is purposely located near attractions and vibrant destinations. From cities and sunny beaches, those living in these places have many activities to enjoy and have fun. Many choose locations near public transportation or offer a community bus or van to take residents to local businesses or facilities (i.e. libraries, senior centers, community centers, etc.).

Incredible Homes. Many active adult communities offer housing choices. These choices are perfectly aligned with your priorities and preferences. Whether you want a single-family house, an apartment or an attached villa, there are communities for you. Most are designed to accommodate seniors with added handrails and wider doorways and other features that assist with independent living.

A Sense of Community. No matter the living style, the amenities, and the activities you choose active adult communities provides the sense of community you want. Many have gathering spaces such as pools, community centers and gardens that make it easy to meet people. Some have an activities director that organizes events.

Amenities. You will find movie theaters, art studios, whirlpool spas and other facilities offered at these communities. If you are interested in attending special events and taking group classes, you will find them with no hassle.

Safety and Security. An active adult community is in secure areas to ensure the safety and security of the adults living there. Many have private security or are gated which makes many seniors feel secure. This additional security is especially appreciated by seniors who live alone.

Stay Healthy. The activities and programs in active adult communities help the resident to stay healthy. There are walking paths, fitness centers, and community gardens. Many communities organize health screenings, programs on healthy eating and many other events that support a healthy lifestyle.

Get an Active Life at Its Best. One of the benefits active adult communities offer is the emphasis on activities and fitness programs for healthy living. Adults can find a variety of activities that they will find easy to do and fun.

an adult active community?  Check out The Tapestry in Garner, NC.  Call 919-772-4663 for more information.