When you’re trying to find the right assisted living community for yourself or your loved ones, you’ll be very right to consider the kinds of amenities and programs run by the community. Reason being, if you’re going to live somewhere, you might as well make sure that it is able to accommodate (if not enhance) your lifestyle. You deserve to stay in a place where have plenty of room to explore new interests or even rekindle old hobbies without stressing over unnecessary worries. In this article, we cover some key amenities that we think are important for quality of life that you should consider in your hunt for the right assisted living amenities in Jacksonville, FL.
Gyms or Physical Activity Centers
Whether you’re a gym junkie or someone who enjoys lazing about on the patio, having a safe place to exercise is essential to good health and fitness. After all, everybody deserves the chance to improve oneself and physical fitness. Staying fit and healthy is the best way of staying strong and mobile which enables you to maintain your independence for even longer. Not only that, but regular exercise reduces the likelihood of falling victim to injury or illness. Did you know that as you age, you slowly lose muscle in a natural process known as sarcopenia? Exercise is the ideal manner of dealing with this, so be sure to identify a place that gives you abundant opportunities to stay fit and healthy. For instance, did you know that at Discovery Village At Deerwood we have an outdoor pool and an indoor gym? Have a look at our facilities here!
After all those years spent working, raising a family, running a household, you finally deserve a rest. You’re in your golden years after all and you deserve a chance to kick back and relax. Some communities offer housekeeping and home maintenance services that allow you to do just that. Let someone else handle the dishes for once, whilst you focus on doing the things that give you the most joy.
At Discovery Village At Deerwood, we understand this. Our housekeepers help keep your home in shipshape fashion and we’re ready to assist you in any home upkeep needs you may have. For instance, if you need to some furniture moved in or a cupboard assembled feel free to ring up our concierge desk. We’ll be happy to help.
Finally, the last (and some would argue most important) program your community should offer is a dining program. Ideally you would find one that offers delicious food but is also able to cater to any special needs or requests that you may have. Pay attention also to the kind of food provided, you’ll want to make sure that you’re receiving nutritious and healthy meals too.
At Discovery Village At Deerwood, we run a gourmet-style dining room service that meets all of the above-mentioned points. We celebrate a wide range of cuisines from all over the world, prepared fresh by our chefs, so you will always have an opportunity to explore something new every day.