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Independent living with Episcopal SeniorLife Communities is a great option if you’re ready to downsize to an apartment or patio home, and want all the advantages of retirement community living that gives you more time to do what you want. At Episcopal SeniorLife Communities, we offer independent living apartments for seniors at five of our communities, patio homes available at Seabury Woods, and senior housing at three of our communities.
Moving into an independent living community means you can maintain your active senior lifestyle with convenient extras to make retirement life more enjoyable. Of course, if your needs change and you decide it’s time for some extra help with your daily activities, all our residents have priority consideration to our assisted living communities, as well as to skilled nursing at the Episcopal Church Home.
Explore our retirement communities near Rochester by taking a look at our independent living and senior housing communities below:
While each person is different from another, in many cases, lifestyle preferences change as people grow older. Many people would like to age in place if they can, but it isn’t always easy or affordable to do this as time goes by. The family home may become too big and difficult to maintain. Friends and family often move away, so the same support networks aren’t in place. And for lots of older people, the idea of a more carefree lifestyle is very appealing.
So, for seniors who are still active, an independent living community can be an ideal setting because it offers a supportive, community-focused neighborhood where they can live on their own and meet new people, but also have access to some additional assistance when it’s needed. Many independent living communities, like ours at ESLC, also offer structured health and wellness programming with opportunities to learn, stay active and socialize and meet new friends.
Here are some answers to common questions about independent living.