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Benefits of One-Bedroom Apartments for Seniors

One Bedroom Apartment for Seniors

Retirement is a time for you to sit back and relax after decades of hard work. You have more time to spend with your family, more time to travel… and you could have a lot less home maintenance to worry about. Making the choice to downsize and move to a smaller residence will open up a whole realm of possibilities for a comfortable and fulfilling retirement lifestyle. In fact, there are many benefits of one-bedroom apartments for seniors. In this blog post, we’ll go over 5 of the top benefits.

Carefree Home Maintenance and Organization

Living in a one-bedroom apartment in a senior living community means less upkeep and cleaning to do around the house. You no longer have to worry about mowing the lawn, shoveling the driveway or other outdoor maintenance. Since you’ll be in a smaller space, you’ll have fewer rooms and surfaces to clean. You also don’t have to worry about repairs around the house, as those are taken care of by professionals on site.

One other benefit of a one-bedroom apartment for seniors is the opportunity to organize your belongings. When you move into a smaller home, you’ll have less space. This is the perfect time to go through personal belongings, decide what stays, and either sell or donate the rest. As a result, you’ll have a less cluttered home to enjoy.

More Free Time to Socialize and Travel

One of the best parts of retirement life is having the free time to do things and explore parts of the world you haven’t seen before.

Seniors who live in one-bedroom apartments have fewer chores around the house, so they can spend more time with their friends and family members. You can stop spending time maintaining a large home and start spending more time with the people you love most.

You also have the freedom to travel more often. Plan a weekend getaway to a nearby bed and breakfast, or go on a longer trip to a country you’ve never visited. When you live in a one-bedroom apartment in a senior community, there’s nothing to stress about when you leave town, because the community offers 24/7 security and maintenance services.

More Amenities to Enjoy On-Site

Senior living communities give you access to amenities and activities you either had to drive to, or didn’t have access to at all. Want to work out at a gym? Cancel your gym membership and enjoy an on-site fitness center just steps away from your apartment. Thinking about hosting a casino night? Enjoy a night of games at dedicated game and card rooms. Skip a night of doing dishes while you dine at any number of indoor and outdoor dining venues. Senior living communities like Blakehurst have everything from a post office to a movie theater all on-site, so you don’t even need to leave the campus to have a good time.

More Accessible Living Area

As you grow older, things like climbing the stairs may start to become more difficult. You want to live in a home where every square foot is accessible to you. One-bedroom apartments accomplish that! Instead of having to retrofit your current home with expensive modifications to make it more livable for you, moving to a one-bedroom apartment gives you full access to every room of your home the moment you open the door the first time. For example, bathrooms in senior apartments are fitted with handrails to make getting out of the bathtub or shower easier and safer.

The one-bedroom apartments at Blakehurst feature floor plans to make getting around your home easy as you grow older. Peace of Mind for Family One other benefit of one-bedroom apartments in a senior living community is the peace of mind for family when it comes to ensuring you receive the care you may require as you grow older. Independent living residents at Blakehurst have easy access to care at the on-site health center. We also work with you to reach your health and wellness goals with our Health and Wellness Navigator. Best of all, choosing an apartment in a senior community like Blakehurst means financial peace of mind. Our LifeCare® contracts secure health care services and residency with little to no change in your monthly fee, even as you move from one level of care to another.

One-Bedroom Senior Apartments at Blakehurst

If you’re looking to downsize your living space, Blackhurst is the right senior community for you with its floor plans and countless amenities and services. Contact one of our residency counselors to learn more about our available apartments, and take a look at our independent living floor plans to find the right residence for you.