Independent Living

This category encompasses a wide variety of options. Retirement Communities typically offer Studio, 1 BR or 2 BR rental apartments with full kitchens, and private baths. Services can include meal plans, transportation, wellness clinics, housekeeping, laundry and maintenance. Amenities can be abundant and may include formal libraries, computer stations, swimming pools, gardens, indoor/outdoor bar areas and other social gathering spaces. Rates are monthly and based upon size, location and amenities offered. Senior Apartments are independent living units that require an age limit. Meals are usually not provided, but most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities. Many of these apartments are subsidized units.