SENIOR SEARCH – provided by SeniorLivingGuide.com, a website providing a quite comprehensive searchable directory of Senior Living Facilities.
These particular finder tools relate to “Active Adult Lifestyle Communities” and “Independent Living Communities.”
They allows you to search for “Active Adult Lifestyle Communities” and “Independent Living Communities” by state or zip code and within a selected number miles surrounding that area.
“Active Adult Lifestyle Communities” generally are independent living facilities for those oriented toward an active lifestyle, meaning enriched with choices and available activities. Communities usually have a minimum age restriction of 55 for at least one of the residents. Sometimes the age minimum is 60 or 62. If it is 62 then all occupants must be at least that age. Adult Lifestyle Communities may offer activities such as golf, tennis, swimming pools, hiking and biking trails, exercise rooms and a variety of clubs and interest groups.
“Independent Living Retirement Communities” are designed for those who are relatively independent, physically and socially. These include midsized to large campus style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for the resident. Usually meals, light housekeeping & transportation are provided for the monthly rental. Most communities provide a la carte health care services as needs change.