Everybody deserves to live their lives to the fullest, including the veterans of our nation. After spending a large portion of their lives serving the country, veterans may wonder where the best place is to spend their golden years after their years of hard work. Independent living communities like Mariposa are a great option- there are many activities, food choices, and friendly neighbors to spend everyday life with. Furthermore, veterans are eligible for certain benefits that can help subsidize or cover the cost of independent living communities. Read on to find out more about the benefits of independent living communities for veterans!
Living an Optimum Life
People will never stop growing, learning, and dreaming. Independent living communities are specially designed to help residents continue learning and growing while enjoying their time here. They can take part in different social events or activities that help to fulfill both personal growth and spiritual needs. Furthermore, the activities will also keep their physical bodies and minds stimulated, which helps to slow down the effects of aging.
Forming New Friendships
Veterans know that comradery is one of the most important things in the world. Independent living communities are similar to military members in which veterans are able to create bonds that last a long time. Independent living communities have their own community of residents that make up the culture of the space, and veterans can make lasting friendships over the shared experiences.
Delicious Meal Options
There are also a wide range of options for meals. One common misconception is that meals served in independent living communities are not tasty and that residents do not have the freedom of choice. That is not true at all, the food served accommodates the different dietary needs of residents, and many independent living communities take pride in the food they serve. Furthermore, residents are always able to choose- if they prefer cooking their own meals, they have the freedom to do so. If not, they can always turn to the delicious and healthy meal options provided by the independent living community.
A lot of veterans qualify for certain special programs that are government-funded which help to cover the cost of staying in an independent living community. However, many veterans are not aware of this. If you are thinking about moving to an independent living community or an assisted living community, you should approach the community you are thinking about moving to and check with them. Mariposa has a team of professionals that will be happy to help and give you advice about which benefits you may be eligible for. These benefits can save you or your loved one thousands of dollars each month.
Here at Mariposa, we prioritize the welfare and needs of our residents and do our best to ensure that our residents are having an enjoyable time during their stay with us. If you are a veteran in search of an independent or assisted living community, feel free to check out what we have to offer today!