The decision to move into a retirement community is a big one. A decision not made any easier by just how many retirement communities there are today to choose from. While there are many factors to consider, including the specific services and amenities the retirement community has to offer, it is also important to consider the surrounding community and location as to whether this is a setting in which you would want to spend time.
Our retirement communities guide has been developed to help you thoroughly think through your options to find the best option for you.
Making the Choice to Move to a Retirement Community
Life is full of choices, some are small and insignificant, while others are much larger and more significant. Choosing to move into a retirement community is one of those more significant decisions. It is never too early to plan for retirement by considering whether a retirement community may be the right fit for you, and then select a specific community you will settle into. Many factors will affect that choice including health, mobility, social needs, emotional health, and finances. Learn more about each of these factors and how to consider them as you make your determination for where to spend your senior years.
Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community
After a lifetime of living independently, many may be reluctant to give up that independence and move into a retirement community. However, those hesitancies are often based around outdated views of the retirement setting. Today’s retirement communities are often full of great amenities and activities. People with health and mobility limitations will see many benefits from living in this setting. Seniors also see emotional and social benefits. Ultimately, most enjoy the newfound ease of living.
What to Expect from Living at Quail Park at Shannon Ranch
As people live longer, more seniors are selecting to reside in retirement communities. Quail Park at Shannon Ranch is one of the newest options. The team and setting are centered around core values of helping each resident live in place with quality of life. In line with this, residents have access to many great features and amenities. There are multiple floorplans and dining options. The team is available 24-hours-a-day and there’s massage therapy, dental services, exercise classes, along with many other wellness services. Other amenities include a pool, exercise center, theater, game room, and outdoor putting green.
The Appeal of Retiring in Visalia California
When you select a retirement community, your decision should also factor in the broader community. You will want access to shopping, restaurants, and other interesting attractions. Visalia, California is home to Quail Park at Shannon Ranch. It is an ideal location for retirees. Visalia is located within driving distance of San Francisco and Los Angeles. It is considered the gateway to Sequoia National Park. The climate is mild, and most days offer sunshine. Local attractions include parks, shopping, and a theater. There is also public transportation available, perfect for seniors who no longer want to drive or you can use the community’s transportation.
Resident Centered Care at Quail Park
In person centered care, which we also refer to as resident directed care, the people using health and medical services are seen as equal partners in the process to their providers. In line with this view, there is more discussion and equal decision-making in the planning of medical care. People and their families are trusted as experts of their own lives, values, and essential needs.
Senior Care Frequently Asked Questions
Want to learn more about Quail Park at Shannon Ranch? Here are some of the most common questions we receive regarding our senior care community.
Senior Care Resources
We’ve compiled a list of trusted online resources related to senior care and health. Whether you’re a senior, loved one, family or professional caregiver, or senior service provider we hope you’ll find a wealth of helpful information.