Whether you’re a senior considering a move to a senior living community, or the child or family member of someone contemplating it, one of the biggest considerations is the lifestyle, and how to get—or preserve—that active way of life?
We are all creatures of habit, and that means doing the things we like, in the order we like, in environments where we feel comfortable. Moving to a new place later in life can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. For starters, it takes a positive attitude from the person moving to the new environment. Change can be difficult to accept, particularly later in life, but a key factor in getting the most out of every day of your life is to remember that different doesn’t necessarily mean worse.
Being flexible to try new things, meet new people, and break free from restrictive habits sounds like a mantra for kids landing at a new school, but it can be applied to people of any age group. For seniors, retirement can mean trying new activities and experiences that were out of reach during our working years, be that for financial reasons, lack of time to commit to them, or simply a lack of motivation.
We make it our mission to give residents the opportunity to explore their passions, both lifelong and as-yet undiscovered, through a host of opportunities and activities that take place on campus and in the surrounding community.
We like to think that every day is a cause to celebrate life and be passionate about something, and that mentality is reflected in the wide array of activities and experiences offered. Our Celebrations Activities & Events program encourages residents to find something that fits their interests any day or every day, with activities ranging from exercise classes to Bible studies; live music to card games; bingo to line dancing to movie nights and more.
And the fun doesn’t stop at our property line, either. We offer weekly trips to local destinations including malls and movie theater as well as our favorite, local haunts for shopping, dining, and recreation. Trips to the grocery store, local banks, and Walmart are also weekly staples.
Plenty of our residents bring their own vehicles with them, but it’s not necessary to have a vehicle to have fun here. Our Connections Transportation program is a great way to get to your destination—be it a doctor’s appointment, restaurant, or anything in between—safely, comfortably and on time.
Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City provides a range of senior living programs to help support a healthy and happy lifestyle for our residents. We also offer several senior living options for our residents to choose from. Contact us today at 219.872.6800 for more information.