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Taking Advantage of Your Retirement Years

There’s a good reason your retirement years are known as your Golden Years — you’ve been working towards this time for much of your life, and now you get to enjoy the fruits of all that labor. You’ve earned the retirement you want, full of entertainment, activity, leisure, and an easy and comfortable living experience in a place where you feel at home. 

By retiring to an independent senior living community like The Fairfax, you can maximize the enjoyment you derive from retirement, maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, and enjoy top-class amenities and services that will make your retirement years everything you want them to be and more.

The Benefits of Independent Senior Living

Independent living offers you the best of both worlds — the flexibility and freedom of living in your home, combined with the comforts, services, and relationships of life among a campus community of like-minded individuals. Independent senior living communities like The Fairfax give you the lifestyle you deserve, customizable to fit your interests — and that’s what active senior living is all about.

To make your retirement years as fulfilling as they can possibly be, retirement communities like The Fairfax provide residents with a plethora of things to do, people to meet, and places to go. Services at these communities tend to include home maintenance and repairs, onsite security staff, parking and transportation, landscaping, and of course dining options. 

Additionally, independent living communities provide residents with amenities, entertainment, lifelong learning, clubs and organizations, and many more pastimes that give residents the kinds of exciting, fulfilling opportunities that make each day an adventure.

If you stay in your current home or move to a traditional retirement home, you likely won’t have access to the same kinds of daily programming and services that a top-notch senior living community like The Fairfax can provide you. To take full advantage of your retirement years, an independent senior living community is arguably the best route you can take.

Health and Wellness in an Independent Senior Living Community

A key habit to get the most enjoyment out of your retirement is to be active and healthy, so you’re able to keep doing the things you love doing. Independent senior living communities are great for this, as they provide you with countless ways to stay as active as you desire.

Most independent living communities feature state-of-the-art fitness centers, often with professional staff on hand to offer guidance and lead group exercise programs. Some communities’ fitness programs even include advice on nutrition and physical therapy services.

Additionally, independent living communities like The Fairfax may have swimming pools, walking paths, and even spas — so you can exercise, revel in nature, and relax peacefully whenever you need. 

These types of amenities do more than just keep you occupied; they keep you healthy, prolong your life, and improve your overall physical and mental wellbeing. This is critical for increased enjoyment and satisfaction during retirement, when those who do not stay active face worse health outcomes and report less contentment overall. This is why it’s so important for senior living communities to offer health and wellness programming.

Independent Senior Living at The Fairfax

Connected to the flourishing senior living community of First Community Village in Upper Arlington, Ohio, The Fairfax will be the luxury independent living destination for retirees in the greater Columbus area (and beyond). 

Retirement life at The Fairfax will provide you with the ultimate in comfort, from your home to the campus community to the surrounding area. Everything the community has to offer ensures that your Golden Years can be some of the best of your life.

Living at The Fairfax, you’ll enjoy a contemporary, open living space with a gourmet, top-of-the-line kitchen, a walk-in closet, nine-foot ceilings, and an oversized balcony or patio — among other perks and customizable features. You’ll also benefit from maintenance-free living, which means no tedious home repairs, fees, or worries.

The Fairfax expansion, as well as the First Community Village campus, boast a private, gated entrance, English Country Manor architecture, underground heated parking, pristine social spaces and outdoor gathering areas, and a lush, tree-lined landscape that is a joy to take in every day.

As for amenities, The Fairfax will create a welcoming and vibrant neighborhood setting, where residents will quickly form strong, lasting friendships. The dining center will offer ever-changing, chef-prepared meals, and also a grab-and-go bistro with quicker and lighter fare, and plenty of fresh and healthy options. Residents will benefit from the indoor pool with aquatic programming, the relaxing spa, the brand new fitness center, and walking and biking trails that extend even off-campus.

Residents at The Fairfax will also enjoy a full calendar of social, cultural, and wellness activities — so they can truly make the most of retirement. Off-campus activities only add to this, as residents can shop and dine in Upper Arlington; take in cultural experiences in downtown Columbus; walk along the beautiful Scioto River; and take excursions to all sorts of highlights like the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

To learn more about senior independent living at The Fairfax, visit the community’s website here, or call The Fairfax staff at 877-364-2570.