Who Needs Independent Living
If being free of the responsibilities of owning a home sounds appealing to you, independent living in Buffalo may be right for you. Many seniors need different levels of care, and independent retirement communities offer services and amenities, such as housekeeping and transportation, to keep these seniors as active and independent as possible. Independent living communities in Buffalo focus on health and wellness, but residents are still surrounded by a welcoming atmosphere.
What to Expect
Some of the following amenities may be provided by many independent living communities in Buffalo:
- Planned outings
- Concierge services
- Social activities and events
- Exercise programs
- Transportation services
- In-home care, when needed
- Meal plans
In Buffalo, independent living communities are also known as retirement communities. Let us help you find the community that best suits your lifestyle needs.
Activities for Seniors in Buffalo
Theater District: Seniors who enjoy a theatrical play or musical will love the Theater District in Buffalo. Shea's Performing Arts Center is centrally located in the heart of the Theater District. Surrounded by several restaurants and lounges, Shea's is the place to see Broadway shows, such as Jersey Boys, Wicked, or even Peter Pan. Have a great meal at the Buffalo Chophouse or Encore, then walk to Shea's. Sometimes various musicians and national recording artists bring their tours to the stage.
Gambling: If you love the thrill of playing slot machines or even table games, downtown Buffalo is the home of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. Enjoy playing the latest slot machines or various table games, including blackjack, roulette, or even three card poker. Bingo lovers are not left out of the mix. Several churches, fire halls, or senior centers host several bingo games per week. Get your dabbers ready, and be prepared to win.
Sports: Downtown Buffalo is home to three of Buffalo's sports teams. The First Niagara Center is the home of the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres and the National Lacrosse League's Buffalo Bandits. Before or after you take in a Sabres or Bandits game, there is the nearby 716 Sports Bar to check out, or even Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino or Canalside. Just a few blocks away from the First Niagara Center is Coca Cola Field, the home to the International Baseball League's Buffalo Bisons. Watch the game from the comfort of Pettibone's Grille, while enjoying your favorite baseball eats.
Finding Independent Living in Buffalo
Enjoying your retirement actively and socially is important to living a happy and healthy life. Our Senior Living Advisors are standing by to guide you through the process of finding the independent living community in Buffalo that is right for you.