Our needs change as we age, and it becomes increasingly common for older individuals to consider moving into a more suitable environment designed for them. If you or your loved one is wondering whether moving into a senior living community is right for you, you can find the answers below. If you have additional inquiries, contact us and we’ll be happy to answer them.

How Do I Know if a Retirement Community Is Right for Me?

After retirement, many older individuals find themselves transitioning into a more stale routine than what they’re used to. Embracing your golden years should be an exciting yet comfortable time – waking up invigorated to continue working on your passions or interest while having your basic housekeeping, cooking, and transportation needs prepared for you. If you or your loved one are craving for a more vibrant social life and a safe space to do what you love, making the move into a senior living community may be the best decision to make.

What is Included in a Retirement Community?

A senior living community offers a wide array of amenities, activities, and services such as:

  • Fully furnished apartments designed with you in mind
  • Extensive range of utilities including new microwaves and cable television
  • Housekeeping and maintenance
  • Nutritious and delicious meals three times a day
  • Emergency call systems in each apartment
  • Community amenities like fitness centers, a movie theatre, library, and clubhouse
  • 24/7 Healthcare team
  • Concierge services
  • Transportation services
  • Flexible dining services
  • Beautifully manicured landscapes

About Discovery Village At Dominion’s Retirement Community

We are a world-class senior living community in San Antonio, Texas, offering a wealth of activities, amenities, and support right at your doorstep. Designed to address the needs and wants of today’s retired individuals, Discovery Village At Dominion brings senior living to a whole new level. Our stylish apartments, state-of-the-art amenities, beautifully manicured landscapes, and warm, dedicated team members easily ranks our community as one of the best senior living community in the area.

What are The Differences between Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care?

Discovery Village At The Forum offers three different senior living options – independent living, assisted living, and memory care living:

  • Senior Independent Living

Our independent living option is the best for residents who value freedom, with care and support ready for them within proximity to their next adventure. Residents under this option also get to enjoy basic luxuries like housekeeping, transportation, dining, and concierge services, on top of additional assistance if required.

  • Senior Assisted Living

If you or your loved ones require additional support with daily activities and personal care, this option gives you access to a professional healthcare team that will care for your needs, whether it’s medication management, showering, personal grooming, or continence.

  • SHINE® Memory Care

Our SHINE® Memory Care option is designed for residents with dementia to live to their fullest, with a person-centered approach to memory care, focusing on improving engagement, and comprehension.

If you still aren’t decided on which senior living option is best for your situation, our team encourages you to complete an assessment with us to assess your current and future needs. Many residents benefit from a personalized care plan so they can enjoy their golden years worry-free.