When to Think About Moving

Apr 16, 2024

As people age, their needs, preferences, interests and lifestyles change. Approaching retirement means having more time for the things you want to do as you stop working or choose to work less. Many seniors take advantage of volunteer opportunities or focus on hobbies or interests such as travel.

Whatever retirement means to you, you may want to shed some of the less enjoyable things that take up your time in favor of activities you truly love. Moving to a senior living community like The Admiral at the Lake can give you the opportunity to do just that—with services and amenities designed for seniors that make the necessary activities of everyday life more convenient and easy, so you have more time to focus on the all good things about life in retirement.

Of course, moving can be a big undertaking. Here’s how to know when to start thinking about a move to senior living.

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Are you ready for a lifestyle that offers greater convenience and a shorter daily to-do list for seniors?

If you are ready to shed responsibility for home maintenance tasks, preparing three meals a day or daily driving, you should start thinking about the conveniences a senior living community can offer.

Senior living communities are designed with convenience in mind. For example, at The Admiral at the Lake, residents have a choice of one to three-bedroom residences with full kitchens and amazing lake and city views. With onsite, around-the-clock maintenance services, chef-inspired dining, transportation services and a location that is close to public transportation and the Chicago Lakefront Trail, it’s easy to be carefree and focus on what matters most to you.

Would you like to participate in clubs or activities designed especially for retirees and seniors?

Are you ready to try something new? Staying active and engaged is important in retirement. With more time available for things you want to do, one option is to participate in clubs or social activities designed for seniors that share your interests.

At The Admiral at the Lake, opportunities abound to engage and connect with others in the community. From our library, clubs, and outings to life-long learning opportunities, group exercise classes and our art studio, there is always something for our residents to enjoy.

Are you ready to plan for your future?

Of course, we all want to remain healthy as we age. Studies show that people who reside in senior living communities stay healthier.

Convenience, social interaction and the availability of help or assistance should you ever need it all play a role.

As a Lifecare community, The Admiral at the Lake offers independent senior living as well as assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. Lifecare is the most comprehensive retirement plan for seniors who are ready for independent living, but want to be prepared for whatever the future may hold.

The program entrance and monthly service fees at The Admiral at the Lake are based on the size and location of the residence. Since the cost of Lifecare is included in these fees, program participants will see no unexpected health care costs, giving them greater control over their finances and invaluable peace of mind.


Where will retirement take you?

On the shore of Lake Michigan, The Admiral at the Lake has residents who are active, intellectually curious and passionate about the world. Schedule a personalized tour to meet our residents and discover all that The Admiral at the Lake has to offer.