Moving into a retirement village is a big step, and in many cases, it’s a change for the better, and here’s why:
You will socialise more
There are more people to speak to who are of similar age. This means you can make friends, go to events, play games, enjoy evenings together or have some alone time. You get the best of all worlds in a retirement village.
You will make friends
As mentioned in our last point, you will make new friends and meet people you will have never had the opportunity to meet before. You become part of a close-knit community, much like a family.
There’s always something to do
At a retirement village, there’s likely to be a schedule or events and activities so there is always something you can get involved in, should you wish.
There’s less to manage
The common rooms and gardens are maintained by the village, so you don’t have to worry about gardening or cleaning so much, you may even have a cleaner who comes into your room every few days, so it’s a much more relaxed atmosphere than living at home and doing everything yourself.