Who Needs Independent Living
Seniors choose independent living in Washington DC for a variety of reasons, though the main reasons are for security and independence. Amenities such as meal plans and 24 hour monitored security that are often found in retirement communities allow seniors to enjoy an active lifestyle without concern or daily chores. By joining an independent living community, you are ensuring your health and well being will always be protected.
What to Expect
Independent living communities in Washington DC usually offer the following amenities and services:
- Pet friendly housing
- Convenient access to public transportation
- Exercise programs with senior friendly exercise equipment
- Genial and caring neighbors
- Regularly scheduled social events
- Trips to local attractions and shopping
- Housekeeping services
In Washington DC independent living communities are also referred to as retirement communities. Call us to help you find the community that meets all your needs.
Activities for Seniors in Washington DC
Washington DC is world famous for its culture and tourist attractions. Here are some lesser known options you may enjoy.
Zoo – If you want to see a giant panda, go no further than the National Zoo in Rock Creek Park. Almost 2000 animals can be found in the zoo. Best of all, admission is free, allowing you to visit freely any time you want.
Riverboat Cruises – With so much going on inside the city, it is easy to forget the city is built directly on the Potomac River. You can admire the beauty of the river by setting sail on a riverboat cruise, complete with dining and dancing, almost any day of the year.
Spy Museum – Devoted to the art of espionage, the International Spy Museum is a one of a kind attraction. From interactive exhibits to a full James Bond wing, this location is both educational and lots of fun for family and friends of all ages.
Sports – Like in most large cities, residents of Washington DC are proud of their professional sports teams. The biggest fans are probably those of the Washington Capitals who dominate the ice year in and year out, consistently making it to the NHL playoffs.
Finding Independent Living in Washington DC
If you are looking to maintain an active social life and enjoy plenty of high culture in your senior years, independent living in Washington DC is the ideal solution. Contact our Senior Living Advisors today for free consultation about which retirement community will best serve your needs.