You hear the term “senior living amenities” and you wonder, what exactly does that mean? If you’re like most people, you have a picture in your mind of what your retirement lifestyle looks like. Comfortable. Safe. Filled with companionship and independence. You want amenities that add convenience, contribute to your overall wellbeing, and add a touch of fun and enjoyment to each day.
At The Herrick House, we’re on the same page. In fact, as a non-profit senior living community, helping our residents feel at home with a high quality of life is both our mission and our expertise.
Life-enhancing senior living amenities
As you consider your senior living options, think about what appeals most to you, and how you’d like your life to be.
• Salon services. Looking good goes hand-in-hand with feeling good, right? Today’s senior living communities make it easy. Both ladies and gentlemen can access a professionally trained stylist for a trim or a whole new look.
• Inviting common areas for gathering with friends and family. Did you know that just being around people you enjoy can lower your blood pressure and reduce inflammation in your body? It can even help you ward off colds and flu.
When considering senior living amenities, you want to find a community that makes gathering a pleasure. A library, lounges, covered porch, courtyard, lobby, dining areas, pub and more give residents an opportunity to mix and mingle, and make new friends. A grand piano and fireplace make the gracious parlor in The Herrick House a popular spot for socializing.
• Variety of outdoor spaces. Getting outside is just plain good for you. It increases your energy. Lifts your spirits. Lowers stress. Enhances sleep. Today’s senior living communities often include various opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, with patios for outdoor barbecues. Courtyards, including a giant checker board, that is perfect for visiting with grandchildren, and walking paths for quiet moments of meditation.
And if you’re looking at retirement living in Beverly, Massachusetts, you’ll find The Herrick House’s location, with beautiful, park-like grounds, is one of the most enticing for those who love being outside.
And at The Herrick House, we take that quite seriously. Not only do we offer menus that both meet nutritional needs and please appetites, we have designed five dining spaces that offer a comfortable and relaxed ambiance.
Retirement living in Beverly, Massachusetts, should offer you excellent dining. At The Herrick House, it does!
• Conveniences that make life easier. Freedom from everyday worries—and lots of ways to uphold a high quality of life—is the goal of life in most of today’s senior living communities. Residents can relax and be confident that assistance is available in a variety of ways, from personal assistance with daily activities, to housekeeping, laundry, transportation, mail delivery, Wi-Fi access and more.
The Herrick House offers the special convenience of a location on the upper campus of Beverly Hospital, providing easy access to emergency services, physician offices and a full continuum of care under the umbrella of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Its location on the campus is unique in that all of these services are within walking distance and yet the view from The Herrick House is tranquil, picturesque and wooded.
Senior living amenities that open doors for you or for a loved one
Adding joy and simplifying life—that’s the motivation behind today’s senior living. In both assisted living and memory care at The Herrick House, residents can engage, connect and find new meaning in everyday life. We invite you to learn more.