10 Benefits to Independent Living

Posted by Marlene Williams on May 6, 2019 3:36:40 PM

Happy mature couple riding a scooter in the city on a sunny day.jpegAre you wondering if an independent living community is the right choice for your retirement lifestyle? Once you're ready to downsize you may find your choices overwhelming, so here's a quick look at 10 benefits to independent living communities.

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Maintenance Free

Independent living means no more home maintenance. Unlike a condo where you're responsible for interior repairs, an independent community maintains both the exterior and interior of your home so it's truly maintenance free.


When you move to an independent living community you can say goodbye to household bills. Taxes, utilities, and even cable are included in your monthly fee as well as weekly housekeeping, dinner, and all campus events and amenities. All you pay is your electric and phone so it's very affordable.

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At Daystar Retirement Community your security is important to us. You'll find the front entry protected by 24 hour surveillance cameras and plenty of well-lit parking for both you and your guests.


Well trained staff is always available. From the dining rooms to housekeeping and everywhere in between, you'll find courteous help whenever you need it. Daystar also has a barbershop onsite as well as a beauty salon that includes manicures and pedicures in their full line of services! Get to know our team.


While you'll be living independently you'll still enjoy all the safety features Daystar has to offer. Handrails in the bath, an emergency call and sprinkler system in your apartment, and unobtrusive wellness checks every day are just a few of the ways Daystar looks out for you.


Independent living is just that, so you'll have all the privacy you want. With a complete kitchen and private balcony you can have as much quiet time as you wish. There's even a washer and dryer in your apartment so you won't have to worry about going out to do laundry!

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While we all love our privacy we know a social life is important, too. At Daystar there's always something happening, from scheduled games to book clubs to religious services. There are also several day rooms, recreation rooms, and parlors so you can have your friends over to visit whenever you wish. With five intimate dining rooms to choose from you can enjoy fresh company at every meal if you choose.


There's plenty to choose from if you're looking for an activity to enjoy. From classes to crafts to cultural programs, you're sure to fill your personal schedule every day of the week. Regular trips to local attractions are featured every month, and transportation is included!

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Physical Fitness

We all know senior fitness & exercise is the key to a healthy lifestyle and at Daystar you can choose from a wide variety of physical fitness regimes. Tai chi, yoga, walking clubs, and exercise classes are just a few of the ways you can stay fit when you live at Daystar Retirement Village.


Dinner is on us because it's one of the amenities at Daystar. You'll be able to choose from a wide variety of freshly prepared healthy foods, and special dietary needs are taken care of, too. Check out a sample menu. All foods are prepared with a minimum of salt and there are always sugar-free desserts when you're finished with your meal!


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