As we live longer, we become more aware of what can make us feel fulfilled and satisfied in our senior years. More studies are being done on how to keep our minds and bodies healthy once we’ve stopped working, and independent living villages from Karidis Retirement in Adelaide have evolved to reflect that. Here we explore some examples of the benefits of retirement.
Freedom to Live Anywhere
There aren’t many restrictions on where you can find a retirement village. Many people spend their retirement in mobile home parks and RVs for a range of reasons. These communities can be exclusive to certain age groups, so you won’t need to deal with young kids or teenagers disrupting your peace. A place like this is perfect for someone who wants to connect with nature and have a quiet lifestyle, but still wants a sense of connection. It’s also an excellent choice if you’d prefer to change up the scenery every now and then.
Bear in mind, however, that living in your campervan means you need to do all the housework, including cooking and cleaning, while living in a retirement village means having it all done for you.
Recreation and Leisure
While over 55 living in a retirement village is not as changeable as travelling around from campsite to campsite, it offers more activity and excitement than you might think. Most independent living villages have a community hub of some sort and provide plenty of activities. Whether you’d prefer to spend your time outdoors playing golf or walking in nature, or if you’d like a quiet day inside doing some crafts or reading, you’ll find something that will make your day. Our Wellness Program includes activities like swimming and more to keep you at the peak of your health during retirement.
A Community of Like-Minded People
Lifestyle villages have come a long way. One of the greatest benefits of living in a retirement village is the connections you’ll make while there. Your community is made up of people of a similar age in the same situation, so you’re bound to make some lifelong friends. You’ll have plenty of opportunities for socialising and feel welcomed and safe as part of a group. It’s also a great opportunity to learn something new from the people around you.
If you want to learn more about the benefits of living in one of our lifestyle villages, subscribe to the Karidis newsletter, call 1300 796 311 or contact us online.