Who Needs Independent Living
Independent living is an ideal choice for retirees who want to concentrate on getting the most out of life, instead of worrying about the cost and effort associated with maintaining a home. Why worry about cooking and cleaning when you could be out instead? If you need extra assistance with daily living skills, staff from your independent living community facility can help arrange those services. In a retirement community, you can finally focus on you.
What to Expect
The amenities and services you'll find in your retirement community make your life more convenient and comfortable that you can imagine. Options available at some of the Fresno independent living communities include:
- On-site barber shop and beauty parlor
- Heated pool and Jacuzzi
- Fitness programs, recreational sports and bocce ball tournaments
- Cooking classes, wine tastings and chocolate tours
- Shuttle service and private transportation
- Concierge services
- Monthly wellness visits by a nurse
Activities for Seniors in Fresno
The Fresno area offers a multitude of opportunities for indulging your passions, whatever they may be. Take in a gallery show, hike through a serene forest, do some shopping, amble through the Tower District or watch the Fresno Grizzlies baseball team. Other ideas include:
Entertainment - Take your chances and see how lady luck treats you at one of the nearby casinos. Listen to the Fresno Community Chorus Master Chorale, Fresno Dixieland Society or the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra. Catch a show at Roger Rocka's Dinner Theater or the Woodward Shakespeare Festival.
Museums - Transport yourself back to the Victorian era when you visit the Meux House Museum. Honor American heroes at the Veterans Memorial Museum. View priceless works of art at the Fresno Art Museum.
Food - Nestled in the San Joaquin Valley, Fresno is a large agricultural center. Explore the different crops through any number of agritourism options, including at Circle K Ranch, where you can tour orchards and the packing house. Or, traverse the Madera Wine Trail. On the Fresno County Fruit Trail, you'll find Simonian Farms, with its diverse crops, collection of vintage farming equipment and memorabilia. Pick up some delicious produce at the Vineyard Farmer's Market, and don't forget your raisins at the Sun-Maid Raisins Country Store.
Finding Independent Living in Fresno
If you're thinking about taking the next step toward independent living, let us help. Call and speak to one of our Senior Living Advisors about your possibilities.