These days retirement is a beginning, not an end. As a result, the evolution of lifestyle communities has developed in response to the desires of current people over 50 who want to maintain an active and vibrant lifestyle for retirement.
These active communities bring together like-minded people and resort-style activities, all in one exclusive location.
With freedom, fun and friendship firmly on the cards, future retirees are making sure their living space reflects where and how they live.
What does the ideal lifestyle community include?
Firstly, highly desirable locations with moderate weather and access to amenities are key. Many lifestyle communities are popping up with a menu of features that could easily compete with luxury resorts, including:
Lifestyle Community residents enjoy a suite of sporting facilities including heated swimming pools, fully equipped gymnasiums, saunas and jacuzzis, tennis/pickleball courts and bowling greens, to name a few. You’re also spoilt with a selection of weekly fitness classes that can include everything from water aerobics to yoga.
The obligatory OTT (Over The Top) Clubhouse. The central community clubhouse or recreation centre becomes the heart of every desirable lifestyle community. It’s THE spot for residents who want to catch up for a wine, socialise with fellow residents, or entertain guests over an afternoon high tea.
Many over 50s lifestyle communities take village facilities to the next level with specially designed areas catered to pursuing your favourite hobby or learn a new one. From private cinemas to technology lessons, woodwork to meditation classes, you’ll find a diverse range of activities for all interests.
You don’t have to ditch style, as lifestyle community provide architecturally designed homes and stylish contemporary bungalows or villas, come complete with modern appointments, ecofriendly and beautifully landscaped spaces plus beautiful nature walks and biking trails.
Putting Wellness First
It’s no secret that the physical and mental health benefits of living in an over 50s lifestyle community is highly beneficial. Active living in a established lifestyle communities creates positive effects such as weight loss, decreased medication and the elimination of any feelings of isolation.
Lock Up & Leave
Best of all, the perfect active lifestyle community for over 50s gives its residents complete freedom to come and go at will with peace of mind that their home and belongings are totally secure awaiting upon their return.
Planning Your Future
With this in mind – planning that retirement move as a “beginning” brings a wealth of excitement and anticipation.
If you are considering your next move, include Latitude25 RV Lifestyle Community. Latitude25, in sunny Hervey Bay, QLD, is proving that active lifestyle community with a luxury fully planned RV lifestyle gated community catering to discerning over 50s lifestyle enthusiasts in a new vibrant safe community complete with resort-style facilities. For more information on touring the latest release at Latitude25 call 1800 025 025 or www.visitlatitude.com.au.