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Top 5 reasons active seniors choose to make a move to a senior community


Top 5 reasons active seniors choose to make a move to a senior community

Hi, I am Kathy DeLeon, Sales Director here at The Langford in College Station, part of Methodist Retirement Communities. I have been working in the Senior living industry since 2008. I have found a common thread in the reasons folks decide, now is the time to make a move. Today, I’m going to share with you my Top 5 reasons why active seniors choose to make a move to a senior community, and I hope that you will find your reason to move to MRC The Langford.

Reason #5 - It’s Convenient- carefree, easy lifestyle

Several years ago a couple in their early 80’s came in to see me. Mrs. declared, “My husband retired 20 years ago, now it’s my time to retire.” I was surprised that she was still working, so I asked, “where do you work?”  She said, “at home!  I’m tired of cleaning, cooking, shopping, meal prep – should I go on?”

At The Langford, you will find services and amenities to enhance your lifestyle and free up your time to do what’s most important to you.

#4 - It’s great for your social life – I have talked to so many socially isolated seniors, and I hear how they are tired of being alone and eating most meals alone.  Did you know that the physical, mental and emotional benefits of staying socially engaged in your senior years are huge? Socially active seniors tend to live longer, enjoy stronger immune systems, and have a lower risk of dementia. At The Langford, you have a built-in neighborhood with lots of opportunities for conversation and social activities. As one resident put it, “Here, you’ll never be alone!”

#3 - It’s taking the burden of responsibility off the shoulders of my children. I need more than two hands to count the number of times that folks have shared with me... “I don’t want to leave to my children, the mess that our parents left for us.”  The Langford offers a plan for living today, but also a plan for your future healthcare needs. This allows you to remain in control, in the driver’s seat. You will be able to tell your children:  these are MY plans, not the other way around… ‘mom, dad this is what we have decided to do for you… this is where you are moving.’

#2 - It’s having peace of mind –knowing that if something happened to you, your spouse would be cared for.  Or, if you don’t have children or family, you can rely on The Langford for your care. Here, you have the ability to age in place, not having to move again. Peace of mind knowing that you have made plans for your future healthcare needs is very comforting and important.

#1 - It’s Living Maintenance Free – stress free living – means more time for you to enjoy the things you enjoy doing! Are you tired of fixing the fence that blew down after a major storm, or yard work, or home maintenance? Is your home truly taking care of your needs, or are you caring for your home? If your appliance breaks, we repair it; if we can’t repair it, then we will replace it. Enjoy carefree, maintenance-free living here at MRC The Langford.

I hope that one of these reasons resonated with you, and if not, let me hear from you.  What would be your top reason to move to MRC The Langford?

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