We hear it our whole lives — set yourself up for the future. More specific suggestions include, save a percentage of all your paychecks, make sure you’re contributing to your 401k, and the list goes on and on.
So as you age, how many of these boxes have you checked off?
Your needs change when you get older. What was once a home that provided all you need to live comfortably may not be enough as the years go on. Your health, for example, requires more time and attention. Health, wellness, and medical attention will need to be a greater priority in your life — why not ensure that they’re convenient?
Invest in modern senior living to achieve the care-free, secure, and enriching lifestyle that you crave.
Since 1963, First Community Village has provided a premier lifestyle within Upper Arlington, Ohio and eliminates the burdens of homeownership and allows more time to live and enjoy life. This senior living community allows residents the freedom they desire, while also offering the convenience they need as tasks grow increasingly difficult over time.
Find out why it’s important to invest in your future self and how First Community Village can help you do so.
Invest in Your Health
It’s easier to stay healthy than to fight an illness or disease, so being proactive and investing in your health can help you avoid the trials and tribulations — and costs — that can come with falling ill.
The Huffington Post states that, “effectively managing your health can reliably produce a financial windfall unmatched by Wall Street, precious metals and every other retirement plan staple. Best of all, you can start this very day and you’re never too poor or too old to take advantage of the opportunity.”
At a senior living community, you have access to all the tools you need to take an active role in your health and wellness. In your own home, it can be difficult to know just where to start when it comes to your wellness plan, not to mention resources. Take the guesswork out of the equation. Experienced professionals will help you determine what type of care you’ll need and will help you get involved in various wellness activities throughout the community.
Invest in Your Family
Your family means the world to you and you mean the world to them. If you haven’t had a conversation with them yet about aging in place or looking to relocate, they’ll likely express their concern for your future plans.
You can give them the peace of mind that you’ll be taken care of, with plenty to do at the CCRC. Certified nurses and doctors will be at your side as soon as you need them, so your family won’t have to worry about how you’ll get to a doctor or hospital in the case of an event.
A senior living community could also serve as the perfect place to host your family. You don’t have to think of your new community as a place where you’ll be removed from them. Retirement is about seeking your independence, while simultaneously having the freedom to make your community your own.
Invest in Your Bank Account
Investing in your health now means you may be saving money on care down the line. Unexpected costs can arise when you need healthcare most, and it may not be affordable. The life care plans that are associated with many senior living communities are flexible.
Based on your needs when entering the community, you will be placed in a certain category for care. As time goes on and health needs change, you’ll still be supported through any stage of your retirement living.
Invest in Yourself
One of the most important aspects of a senior living community is that it serves to keep residents’ minds active and sharp. Whether it’s creating relationships with others, or participating in activities that work the brain, residents will be “exercising” their minds in a senior living community more than they would if they remain at home.
Senior living communities offer many different programs and activities for residents to enjoy themselves through favorite hobbies and games, while also allowing them to discover new pleasures.
Invest in Your Future Life
Make the most of the rest of your life. By taking all of these categories into consideration and realizing what’s most important to you and your future, you can determine how you want the rest of your life to look. And it may be at First Community Village.
While many of our 70 apartment homes are already reserved at The Fairfax, there are still choice floor plans and views available. Reserving now, and with no obligation, ensures you the lowest rates and many other unique benefits that won’t be available to those who wait. Please call or email us today so we can address any questions you may have or schedule a time to share with you our floor plans and scale model. Call us at 877-364-2570 or visit our website.