Designed with the needs of aging residents in mind, 55+ communities are becoming popular choices for seniors. While every homebuyer has his or her own set of needs in mind, the 55+ homebuyer is likely to find what they’re looking for in a community that is designed just for them.
1. A Home Designed for Seniors
Not to be confused with retirement homes or nursing facilities, senior communities can range from apartment complexes or condos, to single-family homes in gated communities. These communities often have special features that are specifically designed for aging residents such as wider doorways to allow room for walkers or wheelchairs. Additionally, most of these homes are one-level, allowing residents easy access to any room without having to go up and down stairways.
2. Fabulous Amenities
Senior communities don’t have to be boring! The 55+ communities typically have great amenities, including clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts, pools and spas, and golf course access. Some even offer fun, community events such as cooking classes or craft workshops. [Read more...]