The Shore Life Blog

Your Guide to Independent Living Communities

Senior Living | 08/2/18


Has moving to an independent living community been on your mind for a while? Maybe you have friends who’ve made the move, or maybe you’re reaching the point in your life where you can picture yourself living the maintenance-free lifestyle. Whatever your reason may be, research is a huge part of the decision-making process, and moving to a senior living community is a major decision.

Know the Facts about Independent Living

Here at The Moorings at Lewes, we want to arm you with all of the information you need to feel confident with whatever decision you choose. No worrying about “what if,” or regrets, or uncertainty. Let’s set the facts straight from the start.

Independent living communities are full of active seniors.

At The Moorings, residents don’t move here and become bored and secluded. They move here to make new friends, participate in a variety of activities, and live a vibrant life! Every day, residents enjoy an array of enriching community events and activities not only on-site, but in the greater region as well. Here are a few examples of things to do when living at The Moorings:

  • A class at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  • A stroll along one of the nearby Delaware beaches
  • An afternoon shopping in downtown Lewes
  • Fine dining at the “Culinary Coast”
  • Hiking in beautiful Cape Henlopen State Park
  • And much more!

Independent living provides peace of mind like none other.

It’s no secret that individuals who make the move to The Moorings at Lewes recognize one of the most important benefits offered by a continuing care retirement community is the peace of mind provided for their future health needs. Independent living in Lewes at The Moorings means you’ll have access to a variety of supportive services if you should ever need them. You can rest easy, knowing that any of your future health needs will be taken care of, in the same community you already know and love.

Maintenance-free living is wonderful. Trust us.

Not only do you get peace of mind regarding your health, you also get peace of mind and more valuable free time to do as you please. Forget the mundane tasks of lawn work, shoveling snow, and other home maintenance. It’s all taken care of for you when you move to a senior living community. Leave those burdens to us while you sit back and enjoy retirement in a place doesn’t just feel like home – it is your home.

Independent living means you maintain your independence.

Worried you’ll lose your independence if you move to a senior living community? Not so! In fact, the opposite is true. You can come and go as you please, and you’re gaining more independence by moving to a place where the home maintenance is taken care of and you’re exposed to an abundance of activities and events. Many people say they have more independence than ever once this door is opened to them!

Your Voice is Heard at The Moorings

At the Moorings at Lewes, you’re never just another resident – you’re a valuable member of our community. Our values and traditions ensure all residents have a voice, and everyone will be heard. All residents contribute to the success of our community, driving the activity choices and regular programming. You’ll find your true sense of purpose, doing things for and with the community while building lasting relationships with your neighbors and the caring staff.

Rest your mind as you embark on the decision-making process for independent living. If you have questions, or if you can’t find information on a particular topic that you need to understand before making a decision, we’re here to help. Contact us today for more information.