You have probably been looking forward to your retirement for a while and are excited to be able to relax and enjoy your newfound free time. Deciding when and how to retire might take some careful planning to be sure you are comfortable and fully enjoying this new stage of your life. Here is some helpful advice to get you started on your journey to retire in a luxury Miami independent senior living community. 

Know How You Want to Live

As you start planning this next chapter, it is also helpful to know that you do not need to sacrifice luxuries such as a pool, beauty salon, spa, fitness center, professional gardens/courtyard, or restaurant-style dining. Independent living is all about having the choice to do what you want when you want. Would you enjoy a glass of wine by the pool one day and explore the culture of nearby museums the next? All this and more is possible with independent senior living in Miami because it balances your desire for independence with access to support and services to make your life easier. Get to know what is offered, and be sure to know what you want because these comforts will allow you to truly enjoy your retirement.

Stay Active

You may have worked long hours during the day for most of your life, and then when you retire are surprised by the amount of free time you suddenly have. You will want to use this chapter to keep moving and get involved with engaging activities that keep your body and mind active. Activities within a luxury community will create opportunities to elevate this next chapter of your life, and the events, trips, and options should be exciting to you. You will love meeting new neighbors and finding something in common to create new connections through shared interests.  

Plan For Your Future, Too

At first, you may choose an independent living community to fit your newly retired lifestyle because of the level of independence it offers. This is a completely natural and comfortable transition to fit your newly retired lifestyle. Over time, as your day-to-day and healthcare needs increase, you may want more support and help.  Choose a community that can support these changing needs over time without having to move somewhere else and start over. A community with dedicated memory care options is a great way to ensure you have access to the care you may need down the road. 

Think About The Cost of Living

Housing will be the largest expense for a retiree and, therefore, must be an important part of the conversation. Before moving to a new place, research the cost of living and find out what is included. A luxury community that includes everything you want for your life may be a better option than trying to budget out individual expenses on your own. Best of all, there is an end to the costs and challenges of regular home maintenance, which may make independent living more affordable than you think. If you sell your home, you’ll also have quite a bit of cash available to help you fund your next chapter of life.

Retiring is more than just leaving work. A vibrant senior living community in Miami makes a wonderful choice for an active and fulfilling life surrounded by exciting culture and beautiful weather. Living in close proximity to restaurants, entertainment, and top-notch healthcare are other benefits to choosing a luxury Miami independent senior living community.

Mirabelle is a luxury senior living community in Miami, Florida, offering exceptional care. Please call 786-751-2460 to schedule a tour today! 

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