Current Wellness Trends in Senior Living

According to the International Council on Active Aging®, by 2023 an estimated 59% of senior living communities will be based on a wellness lifestyle. This is in contrast to a care-first approach, which has been the industry standard for decades. 

At The Estates at Carpenters, we’ve long known how crucial a comprehensive wellness program can be to the health of older adults. Retirees and their loved ones are looking for programs that combine a full continuum of health care services with numerous lifestyle and service options. To meet any eventual need, we offer a Type A Lifecare contract, a comprehensive option for senior living.

Keep reading to learn about current health and wellness trends in Life Plan communities like ours.

5 Future Areas of Growth in Senior Living Wellness

“Recreation is now a significant part of the care approach in many retirement communities,” says Marco Silveira, Wellness Coordinator at The Estates at Carpenters. 

“Comprehensive wellness is about more than just health care,” Marco continues. “Our residents take full advantage of the fitness center and its personal trainer to support a well-balanced lifestyle. The wellness programming offered at The Estates at Carpenters is among the best you can find.”

The increasing prevalence of wellness lifestyles in senior living means that the industry is in the process of positive change. The Estates at Carpenters excels in the five major ICCA growth areas noted by Senior Housing News, namely: 

  • General education and lifelong learning to deepen your quality of life 
  • Instructor- and technology-led exercise using smart technology
  • Health education to strengthen physical health
  • Food preparation and nutrition education to empower your choices
  • Intergenerational programs to stay connected

When you live here, you can enjoy your retirement confidently, carefree and with daily opportunities to pursue your passions. 

What We Offer at The Estates at Carpenters

At The Estates at Carpenters, we provide numerous wellness amenities. 

Visit our fitness center with individual and group exercise sessions and a personal trainer. Enjoy a swim in our pool, a walk on the gorgeous marked trails, or join the bike club and work it all out.

Visit our on-site Wellness Clinic staffed by a licensed nurse, Monday to Friday. Attend The Estates at Carpenters monthly health night, featuring a health care expert from the community. Receive monthly blood pressure checks and access to wellness fairs where you can receive feedback, input and suggestions about feeling your best.

It’s also important to keep your mind active. Engage with our lifelong learning philosophy by taking computer classes, listening to speakers from Florida Southern College or joining the book club.

The Estates at Carpenters Offers a Carefree, Confident Retirement

The Estates at Carpenters is a not-for-profit CCRC specializing in living independently, assisted living, skilled nursing care or rehabilitation. We offer a unique advantage to Lakeland and surrounding Winter Haven, Florida, area retirees. Come visit our community near the renowned Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

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