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July 28, 2023

The Castlewood Senior Living Discusses Benefits of the Community Lifestyle

Category: Senior Living

Author: Kim Stewart, Director of Wellness

As we get older, it’s only natural to start pondering what the future holds and what our living arrangements might be like. For many older adults, transitioning to a senior living community can be the perfect solution for their evolving needs. Here at The Castlewood Senior Living, senior living presents a range of benefits worth considering, including a strong sense of community, reduced responsibilities, access to care, and heightened levels of safety. 

Some aging adults are hesitant to move into senior living and take longer to make a move because of the fear of loss of independence and the misconception of what senior living is like, thinking it’s a bunch of old people in wheelchairs. Many have difficulty leaving their own home and dread the burden of moving. Also, financial concerns, the fear of running out of money, often comes into play.

Senior living can reduce the responsibilities of older adults. There are no worries of maintaining a home, paying bills, grocery shopping and preparing meals, or transportation. Cooking, cleaning, and lawn care are no longer concerns.

Knowing their family member is not alone and is safe, with access to medical assistance if needed, gives families peace of mind. Residents have access to activities and outings, healthy prepared meals, and the ability to make friends through socialization.

An Arrow community is where one can age in place with great wellness staff, have excellent meals, exercise, and participate in events. It is a place with more time for friendships, hobbies, or just relaxing.

All in all, senior living can provide a comfortable, supportive environment for aging adults who are ready to streamline and simplify their lives. If you would like more information on the senior living lifestyle, please contact your nearest Arrow Senior Living community.

The Castlewood Senior Living in Nixa, MO offers independent senior apartments, assisted living, and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include restaurant dining, 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Centrally located near Cox Medical Center South and with convenient access to major shopping centers, including Fremont Hills Country Club, Fountain Plaza, Smallin Civil War Cave, 160 Grand Prix Amusement Center, and the 4 X 4 Brewery-Fremont.

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