How To Choose The Right Senior-Friendly Housing Community In Clermont

Posted by Jake Johnson on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at 10:29pm

Looking for a house in Clermont where you can retire, and enjoy the sunny weather of Orlando? Interested in Clermont senior-friendly housing communities? There are dozens of senior-friendly communities in the area, so it can be hard to choose!

In this article, the team at Orlando Hub Real Estate will take a look at a few of the things you should consider when choosing a senior-friendly housing community in Clermont. Read on, and get all of the details.

1. Learn About Your Recreation Options In The Area

Recreation is one of the most important parts of living in a retirement community, so we recommend that you learn more about the recreation options by asking to see recreation calendars, and talking to current residents in a housing community.

In addition, you’ll want to learn more about local recreation options and places to shop and eat, as well as get information about local parks, trails, and churches. Think about what you like to do now and will love doing as you age – and choose a place where you can do all of those things.

2. Consider Ease-Of-Access To Medical Care 

Most senior-friendly housing communities have some kind of on-site medical care, or are very close to an urgent care or a hospital. If you have major health issues or expect that your health may deteriorate in the future, it is very important to choose a senior-friendly housing community that is nearby medical centers and hospitals. 

3. Get More Information About The Lifestyle In The Housing Community 

It’s a good idea to just take a few tours and learn more about the lifestyle and amenities available at your selected senior-friendly housing community. Many senior-friendly communities in Clermont and Orlando have amenities like:

  • Clubhouses and game rooms

  • A golf course

  • Swimming pool and spa

  • Business centers

  • On-site housekeeping or laundry services

Find out more about what’s offered, and decide which amenities and features you’d like in your new home in Clermont or Orlando. This can help guide your decision.

4. Consider How You Would Like To Handle Home Maintenance 

Many senior living communities provide full-service maintenance, with cleaning staff and handymen who can handle all of the potential home maintenance issues that may crop up during your time in your home. 

While this is more expensive than living in a senior community without full-service maintenance, it may be a better option if you plan on aging in place, as you will not have to worry about DIY maintenance or house-cleaning.

5. Think About Your Budget  

Finally, your budget is important. Homes in communities with more services and amenities tend to be more expensive – for obvious reasons. You will want to make sure that you choose a home with everything you need, but that does not exceed the budget you’ve set aside for your new home.

Need Help? Contact Orlando Hub Real Estate Now! 

At Orlando Hub Real Estate, we specialize in helping retirees find senior-friendly housing in Clermont and the rest of the greater Orlando area. With our deep knowledge of the local communities, we can guide you to a great home in a senior-friendly area, and ensure you have everything you need for a happy, comfortable, and active lifestyle. Contact us now to get started!

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