You may have owned your home for a long time but it is becoming more difficult to take care of it. The larger your home is, the harder and the longer it takes to clean and maintain it as you get older. You may have considered moving into a condo or a townhouse to downsize your living space and make it easier for you.
One thing you might not have thought about was taking a look at senior apartment complexes as an alternative to a condo or townhouse. This doesn't mean living in assisted living although some senior apartment complexes do have medical staff onsite. It means living among those closer to your own age and in many cases, it can mean a lower cost of living.
Here are some of the top reasons you should consider living in a senior apartment complex.
Low To No Maintenance Of Your Home
Senior apartment complexes have staff fully trained to take care of the maintenance and upkeep of your home and grounds. This means you will either have very low maintenance of your home to do yourself or no maintenance at all depending on the type of apartment complex you choose.
You could be responsible for your own garden or interior minor repair in some cases, but in the majority of senior apartment complexes, the repairs and maintenance of the grounds and apartments are done by the complex onsite staff.
This also keeps your costs for maintenance down because any repairs that need to be done as well as groundskeeping and landscaping are included in your monthly fees or mortgage payments.
They Have High Security
Unless you live in an upscale condo building, many apartments don't have that much security except for cameras placed around the building. Senior apartment complexes tend to have higher security protocols in place to help residents feel safe in their homes and on the grounds.
There are security cameras, and oftentimes there are security guards and staff who walk the grounds, gated community, and locked outer doors to prevent unwanted visitors inside the building.
Many senior apartment complexes have a concierge desk where guests can check in and the desk staff can alert you of visitors.
Amentiites And Excursions
You might be an active person who likes to socialize and make new friends. Many senior apartment complexes offer plenty of amenities and activities for their residents to take part in.
You will also find many senior apartment complexes offer excursions to their residents like shopping trips, theater trips, beach vacations, and more.Share