You’re ready to enjoy the retirement you’ve been planning for decades, and you’re trying to decide what’s next. You may find yourself overwhelmed when trying to understand the differences among so many housing options. To help make sense of it all, let’s explore some of today’s living options for older adults – and introduce an exciting new one.
55+ communities offer some nice amenities, but they do not offer on-site healthcare, such as short-term rehab, assisted living or skilled nursing care. This makes the idea of a 55+ community – and having to move again if the need arises – a deal breaker for many.
Assessing the Assisted Living Option
Should the need arise, assisted living provides help with daily tasks, as well as nutrition and medication management. But – you may never need assisted living. You’re active, independent and plan to stay that way. Maybe you love biking, running, yoga, sailing, hiking – or all of the above – and know you shouldn’t have to sacrifice that vigor in retirement.
You love your house. It’s where you’ve made memories and celebrated milestones. But think about all of the costs associated with living in your house. And that’s before you even factor in unexpected setbacks, such as home repairs or replacement of expensive appliances. You like your house, but you may have way more space than you really use, and spend way too much time – an invaluable asset – on constant cleaning and yardwork. Let’s face it: you want to enjoy your retirement and do things you want to do – not chores.
So, where does this leave you? Conflicted? Concerned? Don’t be. There’s an exciting new option in senior living called the Life Plan Community.*
A Life Plan Community: The Option That Brings it All Together
Until now, New York City hasn’t offered a senior living option that combines the best of these choices or lets you simply enjoy living – and flourishing – in retirement. And never has there ever been a community like River’s Edge.
River’s Edge exceeds the typical amenities that a 55+ community provides. Our residents will enjoy a unique retirement experience, with each day offering the chance to revel in chef-prepared cuisine, resort-like spa features and a social calendar that inspires multifaceted wellness of mind, body and spirit. And, you’ll stay connected to the arts, athletics and energy of New York City, thanks to our sprawling campus along the Hudson River, just 20 minutes from Manhattan.
While our vibrant lifestyle and sleek spaces help you make the most of today, the assurance of trusted, on-site healthcare will provide the peace of mind you need for tomorrow. At River’s Edge, residents have guaranteed access to the levels of care they may need in the future at no additional monthly cost. Living here is a decision made by you – not for you – to live well with the assurance of a secure future.
Your new home at River’s Edge will combine a breathtaking view of the Hudson with custom selections to make your home as unique as you are. Our well-appointed homes will be elegant, yet contemporary, and they will inspire you through your next chapter of milestones and memories. We’ll take care of all of the “homework:” utility bills, home maintenance, landscaping, trash and snow removal, property taxes, insurance, cooking, light housekeeping and more. And, if you need a hand, our 24-hour concierge is available.
River’s Edge will be New York City’s first Life Plan Community . . . a community made by New Yorkers, for New Yorkers, and we can’t wait to meet you. Simply call 718-581-1900, or click here to get in touch.
*Also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC