Independent living communities, sometimes called retirement communities, allow seniors to live a carefree lifestyle with time to enjoy doing all the things they find important. Though the cost of independent living communities for seniors can sometimes seem overwhelming compared the cost of simply maintaining an apartment or home, it is important to note that you get so much more than simply a residence. Within a community, you’ll maintain all the benefits of living independently in your own home without the hassle (or expense) of chores like yard work or home maintenance.
Today’s seniors will find a variety of services and amenities included within independent senior living costs. Their lives will be enhanced by a broad range of activities that include ways to stimulate the mind, body and soul, and services to allow them to live life to the fullest.
When a senior decides to move into an independent living community, they are healthy, active, and looking to spend time and build relationships with their peers who share similar interests. They’ve realized the positive aspects downsizing their home can bring to their lives and are ready to make a change for the better.
The reasons seniors make the decision to move into an independent living community can include multiple reasons; perhaps maintaining their current home has become too much of a chore, or they are starting to feel socially isolated from society. Maybe they’re simply bored and aren’t sure how to fill the long hours of the day anymore. They’ve recognized the benefits an independent living community will bring to their lives through all the services and amenities provided on an ongoing basis, as well as the peace of mind knowing that emergency medical attention is available around the clock.
Some of the services and amenities within independent senior living costs include features like comfortable, private apartments, meal service, basic housekeeping tasks, fitness centers, full landscaping maintenance, planned social events and transportation, and onsite beauty salons or barbers- just to name a few!
At Lourdes-Noreen McKeen, independent living in our McKeen Towers allows seniors to live a vibrant, exciting lifestyle through a variety of services and amenities. Residents will enjoy upscale living with numerous luxury services, and are free to enjoy all the beauty Palm Beach has to offer.
Residents may choose to engage in our various planned social activities designed to make independent living stimulating and fun. Don’t feel like cooking dinner one night? Visit one of our elegant dining rooms for a meal served by our friendly staff instead! You’ll enjoy full maintenance of your living quarters, including housekeeping and linen services, as well as upkeep of the building and grounds.
You’ll never be bored at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen! We offer social, cultural, recreational, wellness and devotional programs to keep your mind, body and spirit active. Our location in the beautiful community of Palm Beach allows you access to the best shopping, dining, and art or theater performances as soon as you step out the front door. Let us provide the transportation to get you where you need to go, or take the city’s convenient complimentary trolley.