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Independent Living

What is Independent Living?

Preserving an Active Retirement in Every Possible Way
Independent Living is for seniors who are able to live on their own in an apartment or house, but who want the conveniences of living within a community that provides services and amenities such as housekeeping, social activities, dining, transportation, security, or the option of assistance with daily tasks or medical care if they need it later on.

The Five Star Difference
Five Star Independent Living communities provide carefree, maintenance-free lifestyles for active seniors. You notice the Five Star Difference on a personal level. Our communities follow a hospitality model: We’re here to serve your every need, just as a hotel concierge does. Not only do more options come standard; for an affordable fee, we can provide just about any service you require. You decide what you need. We’re here to help.

Health and Wellness Strategies to Keep You Young Longer
At Five Star, we believe that Independent Living is more than just having a lovely apartment, fine amenities and scheduled local transportation available. We focus on health and wellness strategies that help residents stay active and independent for longer. Our outlook goes beyond having well-equipped fitness facilities or nutritious dining choices. We’re innovative, with a holistic approach. For instance, we are now introducing our exclusive Lifestyle 360 program at Five Star communities across the country. Lifestyle 360 addresses the intellectual, physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each individual.

Five Star is always looking for engaging new ways to keep residents active and independent for longer. For example, even the public comes to our Wellness Events, which are designed to gauge the individual’s physical abilities for lifting, reaching, moving freely and other key indicators. These events are yet another opportunity to check on each resident even those with those living in independent housing on campus.

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