Senior Housing Connection

What Seniors Can Look Forward to As They Get Older

Friday, July 21, 2017

As a senior, you should know that your best days aren’t behind you. There are plenty of things to look forward to as we get older and make the most of retirement living! The more scientists research old age, the more they discover about what the human body is physically and mentally capable of throughout the elder years. Keeping reading to see what you have to look forward to while getting older:

Emotional Stability

According to psychologist Laura Carstensen, feeling more content and emotionally stable is normal as we get older. Seniors have already handled the anxiety associated with early adulthood, and often feel less stress and more relaxation with age. This can lead to a positive outlook, letting you focus on enjoying your time and getting to know the neighbors in your senior community.

Body Confidence

It is normal to feel insecure about our bodies throughout early adulthood. This feeling commonly continues throughout ours 50s, as well. When asked in a Gallup poll, seniors were most likely to report feeling confident in their physical appearances. People ages 65 and older had the highest percentage of respondents who normally feel good about their bodies, as compared to people ages 18 to 34 and people ages 35 to 64. It seems that our self-esteem increases with age, which is another element to look forward to after moving into a senior apartment.

More Time with Family and Friends

Retirement living means more freedom and flexibility in your daily life. When you no longer have a job taking up most of your time and can enjoy the services of a senior care community, you’ll be able to spend more of your free time with loved ones. Family can come visit you—when you’re not busy spending time with your new friends and neighbors, that is.

Parkwood Heights Senior Living Community offers more for seniors to get excited about in our senior living campus in Macedon, NY. Our senior community offers many different options, including independent apartments, enriched living, villas, and patio homes. Call us at (315) 986-9100, (585)223-7595 or visit us online at to learn more.