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Why You Should Choose a Tight-Knit Senior Living Community

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Not all senior living communities are created equal. The senior living community you choose should be more than where you live; it should also feel like home. Because of this, you have to consider factors beyond levels of care and amenities.

A close-knit community can add a sense of comfort and connection to your environment and those around you. As a senior living provider focused on active living for seniors, Lakeshore Senior Living has created a community that does just that. Our team is sharing why you should move to a tight-knit senior living community.

Person-Centered Support and Attention

The levels of care or lifestyle options offered at a senior living community are among the most significant deciding factors when searching for a community. You want to find a community that can support your current (and potentially, future) needs.

However, when you live in a close-knit senior living community, you’re surrounded by team members and employees who truly know you. This allows them to provide a more individualized approach to care and support, incorporating each resident’s goals and preferences.

At Lakeshore Senior Living, our assisted living services provide support with daily tasks, connection, and wellness. We know where one individual may need help and another may not. And vice versa. Our goal is to provide each resident with the right level of care and support and create daily opportunities for them to find passion and success.

Endless Socialization Opportunities

Speaking of getting to know individuals on a personal level, close-knit senior living communities cultivate an environment that enables residents to form meaningful connections and relationships. Team members, residents, and their families truly become a family of their own.

Furthermore, healthy and active living for seniors means staying connected and engaged with friends and peers. From improving self-esteem and providing a sense of purpose to stimulating the mind and delaying cognitive decline, maintaining an active social life offers several benefits that contribute to healthy aging. Communities like Lakeshore Senior Living makes it possible and convenient to do this. The limitations that can affect our social life as we age, such as changes to our mobility and lack of access to reliable transportation, become less prominent since many of your friends and peers are in the community with you and there are always caring team members ready to assist you.

Whether an individual meets a friend for a meal or joins in on a group exercise class, there are endless opportunities to socialize and connect with others. Because socialization is such an important part of maintaining overall health and wellness, having endless opportunities to connect with others in a warm and welcoming environment is a major benefit of living in a tight-knit senior living community.

Enhanced Life Enrichment

Choosing to live in a tight-knit community also means enhanced life enrichment and improved quality of life. At Lakeshore Senior Living, our residents benefit from a variety of activities and events that cater to a wide range of interests – both within our community and throughout the surrounding Guntersville, Alabama, area. This enables individuals to stay mentally engaged, physically active, and form meaningful friendships and connections.

Some of what we have to offer to promote active living for seniors include:

  • On-site convenience store
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • On-site salon and barber shop
  • Common areas with billiards and poker tables
  • Pub area featuring light snacks and beverages
  • Large courtyards with fountains and sitting areas
  • Fitness and exercise room
  • Engaging planned activities and events

Finding the right senior living community for you takes a lot of thought and patience. In addition to all the standard factors that go into choosing a community (location, care, etc.), the atmosphere and overall community feel are equally important.

Life in a close-knit community environment can enhance the quality of life of residents and enables us to provide compassionate, personalized care and support.

If you would like to learn more about our charming assisted living and memory care community in Guntersville, Alabama, we invite you to visit our website or contact a member of the Lakeshore Senior Living team today!

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