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How Senior Living Communities are Helping Seniors Live Healthy and Active Lives

January 9, 2021

Categories : Community Living Tips

How senior living communities are helping seniors live healthy and active lives

One of the objectives of senior living communities in India like ours is to help the elderly residents stay fitter and enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle. As a leading senior living community, we take a holistic approach to positive ageing. With home maintenance, housekeeping and meals taken care of, our residents enjoy a variety of sport and fitness activities designed to help them stay physically active and mentally agile. Here’s a look at some of our amenities and services that help seniors live healthy and active lives: Senior-friendly walking paths: Experts believe that walking is the best form of physical exercise for seniors. Walking is a low-impact exercise that improves cardiac health, boosts mood, and prevents weight gain. At our senior living homes in India, we have installed anti-skid tiles to ensure that our senior residents enjoy a safe walking experience. Also, the walking paths are well-lit and safe so that our residents can go for a walk at any time of the day. Swimming pools with anti-skid vitrified tiles: Swimming is a low-impact exercise that improves cardiovascular fitness and boosts muscle strength. In our select senior living communities, we have swimming pools with anti-skid vitrified tiles where seniors can enjoy a variety of water-based exercises. Fully equipped senior-friendly gym: Our fitness centre helps our residents improve their strength and agility. Be it cardio exercises or strength training workouts, our fitness centre has the right equipment and environment to help senior residents improve their overall endurance level. Yoga and aerobics classes: To maintain a healthy lifestyle, it is important that our residents incorporate physical activities into their daily routines. In our senior living homes, the day starts with stretching exercises designed by qualified physiotherapists. There are dedicated yoga and aerobics classes conducted regularly for the residents. These classes help our senior residents improve their flexibility and balance. Wholesome meals: A healthy and active lifestyle is incomplete without healthy eating. Healthy eating when combined with physical activities can lead to a healthier lifestyle. At our senior living communities, daily meals are planned by a qualified nutritionist to ensure that our residents enjoy a variety of nutrient-packed meals. All the meals are prepared considering the health needs of seniors. Our senior living communities promote a carefree lifestyle with all the comforts and amenities one could hope to find. To explore the senior living communities at Columbia Pacific Communities, get in touch with our team today. Interesting Read – Learn How Retirement Home Facilities are Helping Seniors Live a Hassle-free Lifestyle

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FAQs on Retirement Homes

December 11, 2020

Categories : Community Living Tips | Retirement Planning Tips

FAQs on retirement homes

If you are looking for a retirement home in India either for yourself or your loved ones, here is a list of FAQs and their answers that will help you make an informed decision: What kind of retirement homes are there in India? There are 2 categories of retirement homes in India, independent senior living homes and assisted living facilities. The former is ideal for seniors who wish to lead an active life and the latter is ideal for those who require assistance for performing daily activities. What is the cost of retirement homes in India? The cost of senior living homes in India depends upon the location and the amenities offered. The cost can range from Rs 25-30 lakhs for a one BHK apartment to over Rs 1 crore for a three BHK apartment. If you want to know more about the monthly service charges of our retirement homes, call us on +91 8884555554. What are the amenities that retirement homes in India offer? From dining to maintenance and concierge to activity programs, there are a host of amenities that retirement homes in India offer. At Columbia Pacific Communities, you can enjoy housekeeping services, 24-hour emergency call system and planned social, educational, and cultural activities. We have dining venues, fitness center, library, Wi-Fi-enabled clubhouse, and buggy facilities for intra-community mobility. Residents can also avail banquet service to host parties. At our select communities, you will also find swimming pool, spa, and salon for our residents. How much does it cost monthly to stay in a retirement home in India? The service charge for a home in a retirement community varies from one city to another. For instance, the monthly cost of a home in a senior living community in metro cities is higher than those in tier-two cities. The monthly cost could be anything from Rs 10,000 to Rs 40,000 excluding meals. What are the various types of accommodation available in retirement homes? Retirement homes offer different types of accommodation; some offer independent villas and large apartments whereas others offer condos and studio apartments. How do retirement homes take care of the medical needs of residents? Many retirement homes in India provide easy access to on-site emergency care. At Columbia Pacific Communities, our Healthcare Partner is Columbia Asia Hospitals. Also, we have partnered with nearby hospitals to provide round-the-clock medical care. Also, a comprehensive geriatric assessment and supportive care is provided through regular medical checkups.

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