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Top Amenities To Look For in Senior Living


If you’re searching for the perfect senior living community, you may feel overwhelmed by the variety of options and services available. It helps to prioritize the amenities that matter to you most.

Below are the amenities according to the common interests and goals of today’s seniors. Consider each category as you familiarize yourself with it, and rate each one according to its importance to your desired retirement lifestyle. When you assess your needs in this way, you can narrow your search for senior living services to those that matter most.

Amenities for Socialization

Social interaction for older adults has been proven to decrease depression risk and improve a number of health outcomes. As you research your retirement community options, these types of opportunities should be among your top priorities.


At an Independent Living community like The Grand Royale in Gladstone, MO, residents enjoy many opportunities to socialize, including:

  • Outdoor walking paths, perfect for strolling with friends and interacting with other residents

  • A calendar full of cultural events, workshops and outings

  • Lifelong learning opportunities

Amenities for Health and Fitness

Many seniors emphasize the quality of wellness programs offered at senior living communities because of the many benefits of an active lifestyle. Give this category a high ranking if you have fitness goals you want to reach or an active lifestyle you want to maintain.

Many senior living communities offers wellness amenities such as:

  • Physical therapy services

  • Personal trainers

  • A fully equipped fitness center and pool

  • A mind-body studio and juice bar

  • Fitness and aquatic classes

Amenities for a Maintenance-Free Life

You can enjoy life and explore new horizons more when you’re a senior living community resident. As you enter this new phase of your life, you may find it most important to put some worries about home and house to rest.


The Grand Royale eases these burdens with amenities like:

  • Regular housekeeping and linen services

  • Concierge services

  • Local transportation services

  • Full-service on-site salon

Services for Continued Health

Top of mind for many older adults is how they’ll ensure access to healthcare services as they age. Finding a senior living community like The Grand Royale offers Independent Living and care services that include Assisted Living and Short-Term Rehabilitation.


Services that support these programs include:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Medication management

  • Wellness plans tailored to your needs

  • Home health coordination with both on-site and third-party services

  • 24/7 support staff

Amenities for Comfort

Some experts say feeling at home is the most important aspect of senior living. Your new home will likely be your primary residence for many years to come, so you should make sure you choose wisely.


Amenities that communities offer in this category vary widely, but at The Grand Royale you’ll find:

  • Attractive floor plans

  • Outdoor living spaces

  • Pet-friendly accommodations

  • Ample communal living space


Learn more about the benefits of living at The Grand Royale by contacting us today.


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