55+ community homes are often designed with the needs of active adult residents. Both the home and the community are designed with accessibility and safety in mind. Homes in 55+ communities tend to be smaller, single-level detached houses or multi-family houses with one or two bedrooms and one or two bathrooms. Homes often have accessible bathroom features, and other floor plan features that are more accessible so that seniors can have a home that they intend to stay in for many years, possibly the rest of their life.
55+ Communities, which sometimes may be called active adult communities, lifestyle communities, or retirement communities, are often planned communities that offer homes and community features that are attractive to 55+ adultsThese communities range from apartment complexes or condos, to single-family homes in a gated community.55+ communities typically have community amenities such as clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts, pools and spas, game rooms, golf course access, cooking classes, and other community amenities.
Over 55 Community
Services and Amenities
One of the many benefits of living in communities for active seniors is the low maintenance lifestyle. Homeowners associations are often charged with the responsibility of maintenance of community amenities and landscaping. Community associations also may offer or cover community activities, home insurance, transportation services, some utilities and cable, and other services to community members. Communities tend to be close to shopping centers, restaurants, churches and libraries, as well as recreation areas, and offer safety features such as community gates and security patrol.
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