elderly ladies sitting in front of a windmill and tulip field
By Grete Crile

Embarking on the next chapter of life can be both exciting and nerve-wracking, especially when it comes to decisions about housing and lifestyle. For many seniors, the prospect of transitioning to a retirement community can evoke mixed emotions. However, within the realm of senior living, there exists an option that offers the perfect blend of independence, community, and convenience — independent living. Let’s delve into why choosing independent living at Avamere at Cascadia Village in Sandy, Oregon can be the ultimate step towards a fulfilling and enriching lifestyle.

Freedom to thrive

Independent living embodies the essence of freedom. It’s about reclaiming control over your life and embracing a lifestyle that revolves around you: your preferences, interests, and aspirations. Say goodbye to the constraints of homeownership and hello to a world where every day is an opportunity to thrive.

Maintenance-free living

One of the most liberating aspects of independent living is the freedom from the responsibilities of home maintenance. No more worrying about mowing the lawn, fixing leaky faucets, or washing your windows. At Avamere at Cascadia Village, dedicated staff members take care of the upkeep, allowing residents to focus on the things that truly matter.

Vibrant social connections

Humans are inherently social beings, and maintaining a strong sense of connection becomes even more crucial as we age. Being part of an independent living community provides a built-in social network, offering countless opportunities to forge meaningful friendships and engage in countless social activities. From meals with neighbors and group outings to hobby clubs and fitness classes, there’s never a dull moment when it comes to socializing.

Access to amenities and services

Independent living communities are designed with the needs and preferences of seniors in mind. From on-site dining options and fitness centers to libraries and recreational spaces, these communities offer a plethora of amenities aimed at enhancing the quality of life for residents. Additionally, many senior living communities also provide access to additional services such as transportation, housekeeping, and laundry, further adding to the convenience and comfort of independent living.

Peace of mind and safety

Safety and security are paramount considerations for seniors, as well as their loved ones. Independent living communities offer peace of mind with 24/7 security measures and emergency response systems in place. Residents can rest easy knowing that help is always just a call away, should they ever need it.

A sense of belonging and community

Perhaps the most invaluable aspect of independent living is the sense of belonging that comes with being part of a close-knit community. These communities foster a supportive and inclusive environment where residents can share experiences, celebrate milestones, and support one another through the array of life’s ups and downs.

In essence, choosing independent living at Avamere at Cascadia Village is more than just a place to call home — it’s a commitment to living your life to the fullest. It’s about embracing your freedom, forging connections, and creating a lifestyle that reflects your values and aspirations. So why wait? Take the leap and embark on a journey to fulfillment, independence, and joy with independent living. You deserve it.

Discover more of what independent living is like at Avamere at Cascadia Village. Watch this video to discover the lifestyle from our very own residents and team members!