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- The benefits of moving to a Maple Ridge retirement home
- How to move to a Maple Ridge retirement community
- Information and tools to help you make the best choice
In the Comfort Life Spotlight
Seniors' homes in Maple Ridge feature up-to-date, accessible accommodations in a community where there are many daily activities, along with copious amenities.
IN-DEPTH REPORTSRetirement communities in Maple Ridge
Named one of the top 3 retirement communities in Maple Ridge, Greystone is a premier Park Place residence, with the comfort and services you need to maintain your active lifestyle in a warm and welcoming community.
Lifestyle Options: Independent Living
The benefits of moving to a Maple Ridge retirement home
Retirement homes like those above offer updated buildings, a daily schedule of joyful activities, luxurious amenities and 24 hour care available. For many who live alone in a traditional family home that’s now outsized for them, the lifestyle change can be significant and life-altering after they move.
Here’s a brief glance at the amenities and activities that will be available right in the home where you live:
- Swimming pools, putting greens, indoor driving ranges or other fun sports facilities
- Fitness centers with exercise classes including yoga, tai chi, and more
- Onsite pubs, dining halls and other places to mingle
- Movie nights at in-house theatres
- Spas, salons, and other beauty services
- Learning centres and libraries
- Book clubs, poetry groups, arts and crafts, and other personal growth activities
There are also outdoor activities like community gardening, shuffleboard, bocce, and more. All of these clubs, amenities, and activities create situations where you meet and commune with people your own age, and discover what a joy senior living in Maple Ridge can be. Let’s not forget that you leave behind housework, home maintenance, paying monthly bills, and so many more of the pesky annoyances of home ownership.
How to move to a Maple Ridge retirement community
However, many seniors aren’t aware of what’s available or how much they will enjoy it. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to take a trial stay at one a retirement home listed above. In this, you’ll have your own suite, and get a taste of life in a retirement home. Communities often have an ambassador program or a welcoming committee who will show you around the community, introducing you to others and acclimatizing you to the building and the life there. These types of programs are also there to welcome people who move right in.
Many Maple Ridge and area seniors own real estate that is worth far more than the original cost, often with equity of more than a million dollars. For many of these people, it’s a wonderful surprise to discover the care, lifestyle, and luxury that they can afford.
Information and tools to help you make the best choice