July 28, 2023
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 Rock Creek 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 due to loss of independence, difficulty with change, and worries they may be a burden to anyone who must help pack their belongings. Some folks may have an unrealistic idea of what a community looks like.
Senior living can reduce the responsibilities of older adults. Those who move into senior living no longer must prepare meals, maintain their home, or be concerned with transportation.
Peace of mind for families is provided by an Arrow community by assuming the role of caregiver. Having supervision throughout the day, ensuring that medications are taken correctly, handling Peri care, maintaining an appropriate diet, and giving basic human needs priority gives families reassurance their loved one is taken care of.
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.
Rock Creek Senior Living in Ankeny, IA offers senior villas, 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 Mercy One Medical Center with convenient access to major shopping centers and attractions, including Briarwood Golf, The District Shopping Center, Saylorville Lake Marina, Big Creek State Park, and Ankeny Community Theater.
February 27, 2024
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February 23, 2024
As the global population ages, it will bring both opportunities and challenges for senior living. The projected number of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to double from 46 million to over 98 million by 2060. It will be the first time in history the number of older adults outnumbers children under age five. […]