Making A Move Is Easier Than You Think
Retirement homes aren’t what they used to be. Long gone are the days of dimly lit, quiet hallways where residents would sit at the window and watch the day go by. Today, retirement homes are as diverse as you are. Bright, cheery, active and pleasant, these communities truly feel like home. Gracious retirement living homes like Maple Ridge now offer seniors far superior living options for retirement than they ever had in the past.
Today’s 55+ active adult communities feature state of the art health and fitness programs, social events, outings and other fun, active planned activities. Most communities are located close to restaurants, shopping centers, places of worship, parks, and more. Many also offer transportation to shopping and doctors as well as fun outings to the cultural events. The newest trend in senior living are apartment style homes where you can bring your own furnishings and belongings to really make it feel like home. Many have small kitchens for the basics, but also offer amazing in-house dining options so you can enjoy the company of family and friends, with no dishes to clean!
If you enjoy being around people and would like to be more active in the community and in life, it might be a good time to consider a move to an active retirement community like Maple Ridge in Cedar Park.
However, for some the thought of moving can be very intimidating. The main hesitation many people have in considering a move is “How will I make a move”? It can seem overwhelming to think of all the to-do’s that go along with the moving process. Downsizing belongings, packing, home repairs, selling, moving, etc. Not to mention leaving behind all the memories of your current home as well as figuring out all the financial considerations.
The good news is that it’s a lot easier than you think to make a transition, with the right team of professionals assisting you along the way.
As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) myself, I am certified and experienced in assisting home owners with the downsizing and moving process. I understand that it can be a stressful and emotional experience. And there are a lot of things to consider and coordinate. I work closely with my clients to ensure that the move is a smooth and stress-free process.
There are actually many professionals out there who specialize in senior move management, helping older adults and their families with the daunting process of downsizing and moving to a new residence. Over the years, I have worked with many professionals in the senior move field. Through these relationships I have developed an extensive network of caring and experienced professionals who can assist you with everything from organizing and downsizing to financial planning, home repairs, medical considerations, legal matters, tax specialists, packing and unpacking, moving and more.
So you see, it can be much easier than you think to downsize, with the right people on your side. Why not consider living an active, carefree and social lifestyle without all the headaches of home ownership?
Maple Ridge, in Cedar Park, is a rental community with beautiful independent living apartment homes. They also offer full service restaurant with three meals a day, transportation and a wide variety of social activities – all of which are included in the rent.
If you would like to get more information about Maple Ridge, or schedule a tour, please contact me at 512-966-6540.