Checklist for Important Things to Look for in a Retirement Community

One of the most important decisions a person must make is where to live. For seniors looking at retirement communities, this requires some serious thought. The decision is about far more than a house or even a neighborhood. It’s about finding a senior community where you can live your best life. Whether you’re looking for a retirement community for yourself or for a loved one, we invite you to use this checklist to compare Cambridge Village properties with other communities.

Checklist for important things to look for in a senior community

  • Optimal Living°: Does this center provide residents with the ability to live life fully? Will they be active, engaged, and connected? At Cambridge Village, we pride ourselves on providing seniors with an exceptional lifestyle.
  • Amenities: Are the common spaces pleasant and appealing? Are there plenty of things to do and ways for seniors to be engaged and active? Each of our Cambridge Village locations has indoor and outdoor amenities including activity areas, restaurants and pubs, a movie theater, and a lounge. We also provide a salon and spa and Cambridge Fitness Center so our residents can look and feel their best.
  • Staff: Is the staff friendly and welcoming? Are staff members engaging with residents? Do they seem to have a genuine connection? At Cambridge Village, our staff becomes like family to our residents.
  • Independent Settings: Are there a variety of housing options? Are different levels of healthcare available to meet the needs of each resident? Are residents encouraged to live independently and lead active lives? The hybrid healthcare model at Cambridge Village offers customized care within an upscale living experience.
  • Healthcare: Is there on-site medical care to allow residents to age in place? Are prescription medications easy to order? How does the community promote wellness? At Cambridge Village, our unique hybrid healthcare program provides on-site primary care, therapy, home healthcare, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. We partner with local pharmacies for easy delivery of medications, and our wellness programs help seniors maintain good health and live active, healthy lives.
  • Dining: How are meals served? Are there a variety of options? Cambridge Village offers full-service, upscale dining that’s far from the cafeteria you might be expecting. Varied dining venues with full menus provide residents options at mealtime.
  • Activities: Are there plenty of opportunities for seniors to engage, connect, learn, and grow? At Cambridge Village, we offer enrichment and lifestyle programs for our residents, along with plenty of social outings.

Life in today’s active senior communities is nothing like the nursing home life you may have witnessed in the past. Modern older adult neighborhoods are places where seniors can live life to the fullest throughout their golden years. If you’re looking for a senior community that values and nurtures its residents, come take a tour of a Cambridge Village community. At each Cambridge Village location, you can experience Optimal Living® for active adults that’s given us the reputation of being one of North Carolina’s premier communities. We offer an exceptional lifestyle with evolving wellness, concierge healthcare, and engaged experience for a retirement experience that exceeds your expectations. For more information, contact us through our website.