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The Benefits of Community Living in the Winter

January 16, 2019

Heavy snowfalls, icy conditions and frigid temperatures make many seniors wish they could just stay indoors all winter long. And while it can be tempting to curl up in a blanket until spring, doing so can be isolating and lonely.

Community living provides a number of perks and benefits for seniors no matter the season or weather. But here are some of the key benefits community living provides seniors all winter long:

  • Regular on-site social activities. In a senior living community setting, residents have on-site access to regular social events, so they never have to miss out on spending time with friends.
  • No more shoveling or snow-blowing. Senior living communities offer no-maintenance living, meaning residents never have to worry about shoveling heavy snow, salting icy sidewalks or clearing the driveway.
  • Daily dining services. Winter storm on the way? Instead of fighting crowds at the grocery store, senior living residents are never far from delicious and nutritious meals.
  • Safe, reliable transportation. The harsh conditions of winter can make driving stressful and unsafe. Community living offers, safe, reliable transportation when you need or want it.
  • Easy access to fitness and wellness programs. Regular exercise is key to healthy living all year long, not just when the weather is agreeable. In a senior living community, you’re never far from a fitness or wellness program to keep you moving.

Fulfilled Senior Living at Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

Ready to experience the perks of community living all year round? At Episcopal SeniorLife Communities we offer a range of lifestyles including independent living and assisted living options. Enjoy no-maintenance living, alongside a range of service and amenities, all designed with the needs and desires of seniors in mind. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a tour.

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