The Benefits of 55+ Active Adult Communities

Are you exploring possibilities for your retirement home, perhaps considering a community in the Triangle? Have you heard about the Active Adult neighborhoods and wondered if age-restricted living is the right choice for you?

Here are some big benefits of 55+ Active Adult communities.

They’re Fun & Social

making new friends is one of many benefits of 55+ active adult communitiesOne of the main goals of many age-restricted neighborhoods is to create a social community for their residents. Age restriction helps to make this easier, as many residents will be in similar stages of life (such as empty-nesters or retirees), while social activities and planned events help bring residents together in a fun setting.

There are Tons of Amenities

a fitness center is one of many 55+ active adult communitiesAnother major goal of Active Adult communities is, as the name suggests, activity. And to make this activity happen, these communities typically offer a lot of amenities. Common amenities include things like clubhouses with fitness centers and/or game rooms, indoor or outdoor swimming pools, barbecue areas or firepits, and walking or biking paths.

Plus Many Activities

planned events are one of many 55+ active adult communitiesIn the vein of trying to encourage residents to stay active, social, and healthy, many Active Adult communities have organized activities and events, as well as social clubs or interest groups. Many may offer planned outings and day trips, game nights, themed dinners, holiday parties, and more.

It’s Low-Maintenance Living

included lawn care is one of many 55+ active adult communitiesA big reason many retirees sell their homes and relocate is because their current homes are too large or too much work to maintain. Enter 55+ communities with included maintenance! For homeowners, that means less time spent fixing, mowing, shoveling, and painting, and more time enjoying an active and social lifestyle.

Locations are Usually Convenient

being close to city amenities is a big benefit to 55+ active adult communitiesIt’s all about the active, fun, and carefree lifestyle, right? So it’s really not too surprising that many 55+ communities are built around fun area attractions or destinations. You’ll often find them close to shopping and dining centers, entertainment venues, or even airports or other transportation hubs.

Ready to Find Your Retirement Home in the Triangle?

If you’re thinking of relocating to, retiring to, or buying a home in the Triangle, then it’s time to contact Carla Freund Realty. We’re here to help you explore the area, discover its charming communities, and find the perfect home for your unique needs.

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