What is Independent Living?

Independent Living is a type of senior housing that is designed to provide maintenance free housing with the support of a community of others also actively enjoying their golden years.  The options in Independent Living vary considerably from apartment style housing to villas with attached garages.  Amenities vary widely by community but can include anything from an on-site golf course, walking trails, social outings, and meal preparation.

What Are the Typical Services Available in Independent Living?

Each community differs in the services available, what is included in the base pricing, and the number of options available. Below are some typical services that most offer but each place is different and many options exist.

  • Home Maintenance
  • Lawn Care
  • Snow Removal
  • 1-3 Meals Per Day
  • Weekly House Keeping
  • Annual Deep Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Transportation
  • Access to medical services
  • Social outings
  • Social programs within the community