Aging can be a time of rest and relaxation. While there are issues that can be troubling, having access to the appropriate professional help can make those concerns less problematic. Seniors who reside in homes that offer assistance where it’s needed are quite often very content with their circumstances. That’s like the lifestyle offered in senior apartments for those living in an assisted living facility.
Assisted living in Kendale Lakes, Florida is designed to offer its residents freedom from worry or concern about utilities and medical monitoring. Residents who live there pay an average of $3000 monthly for a one bedroom apartment, which includes utilities. Gas, electricity, water, heat and air plus garbage are all a part of the monthly rent. Assisted living is also approximately $400-$500 less expensive than the monthly costs of hiring a Home Health Aide or hiring a Home Services aide. A senior who wishes to maintain his home and hire these services would be expected to pay his or her household expenses plus up to $3500 in service fees. Between the two options, assisted living is far less costly and the senior’s varying needs are also being met.
Living in Kendale Lakes could be a very satisfying environment for many seniors. Kendale Lakes is located in Miami-Dade County along with interesting cities of Coral Gables and Miami. All three have exciting activities within and outside their city limits. Kendale Lakes is significantly less expensive than its two neighbors, yet it benefits from its proximity to both. The cost of living in Kendale Lakes is 17% above the national average, yet Coral Gables exceeds the national average by more than 56%. Miami’s cost of living is 11% less than that of Kendale Lakes.
Seniors will find plenty of opportunities to stay busy in Miami-Dade County. Specific programs are designed to keep seniors active and engaged. Exercise programs include Pilates, Tai Chi, water aerobics, yoga and walking courses. Craft programs include sewing and ceramics. Field trips are also scheduled for adults 55 and older. Tour the surrounding waters on a catamaran cruise of Biscayne Bay or cruise past Miami landmarks like the Venetian Islands or the unique mansions along Miami’s coast. Two very popular activities for seniors are bowling, which can be played at over 14 different locations and golf, played at 10 separate courses in the Miami-Dade area. The whole Miami-Dade area offers a wide array of activities including access to Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and miles and miles of Beaches.
The senior that enjoys the sunny life that Florida offers is sure to enjoy living in the Kendale Lakes community. The weather is warm and sunny days and breezy nights year round. The average daytime temperature is 80+ degrees most months in the year. Seniors with certain health problems will get some relief simply by living in a warmer environment like Florida. Florida has the highest percentage of elderly people composing its population at 14%. Living there among so many of your peers should result in the average senior finding lots of activities and programs catering to the elderly. With senior housing also being so affordable, most seniors would find Kendale Lakes the ideal place to live. To find the right assisted living apartment for you or your loved one enter your desired neighborhood into the search bar above. Get detailed information about all the living facilities in the area and schedule a visit to the ones that interest you most. Soon you’ll be comfortable in your new home designed to meet the needs of seniors.