Comfortable, healthy, happy: a great description of the assisted living quality of life you that you, or a loved one, can enjoy right here in Beverly, Massachusetts. Here’s a look at some of the ways this lifestyle option can enhance each and every day.
Assisted living: What it can mean for your quality of life
• Comfort. When you feel safe and secure in your environment, you are likely to also feel comfortable. While living at home has its perks, it also can feel a bit lonely, unsteady and even hazardous simply because it’s not specifically designed for senior safety.
That’s where assisted living wins the day: this is a setting that from the ground up, was designed and built for ease of use and enhanced security. For example, wider hallways. Bathrooms with walk-in showers and other safety features. Adequate lighting. No slippery rugs or piles of clutter that could be a tripping danger. Light switches are within easy reach from a wheelchair.
It’s not just the design features. Assisted living quality of life also means a sense of community; belonging; being part of a loving and welcoming family that is there for you 24/7. Just knowing you have a helping hand if needed makes it much easier to relax, put up your feet, and be comfortable. Remember, you no longer have to take care of a house, rake the leaves, or wash the dishes!
That’s what assisted living is supposed to be: a time to put everyday worries aside and enjoy each day to the fullest.
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• Health. Having a temperature in the middle of the night or suddenly feeling unwell can be quite unsettling, especially for someone living alone at home. Family may not be close by; assistance might feel far away. However, as a resident of The Herrick House, you not only receive exceptional daily assistance from a caring staff, you also have the comfort of knowing a licensed nurse is on site 24/7. You are not alone.
In fact, because you’re living in a setting focused on total wellness, you have the advantage of continuous health monitoring. Should you show signs of ill health, staff members are there to take action quickly and help prevent the progression of an illness.
At The Herrick House, assisted living quality of life goes even further—because we recognize that having fun and feeling good go hand in hand! Residents have access to a range of social, spiritual, cultural and educational programs that offer opportunities for mental stimulation and healthy socialization. Chair yoga, meditation, art classes, outings, Veterans socials, golf putting, movies, birthday luncheons, special events, concerts, religious services and more.
• Happiness. There’s just something about feeling right at home that makes you smile. You know you’ve made a good choice for where you live, and you look forward to getting up each morning—greeting friends, catching up on the news of the day, choosing what you’d like to do, and feeling energized.
That’s how residents of assisted living at The Herrick House feel: they’ve chosen a lifestyle that frees them from home upkeep and opens up a world of engagement, learning, laughter and fun. Gathering for a social hour at the on-site Heel Tapper Pub. Sitting by the fireplace and sharing stories. Having grandchildren over for lunch. Or exploring the local area’s shops and services.
They’ve discovered a wonderful secret: assisted living quality of life is exceptional! We’d love to tell you even more.