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What Is Independent Living?

Independent living is an excellent choice for seniors who can still live on their own, but who would like to have access to assistance. At Anthology Senior Living we ensure independent living is a good first step for active seniors who want their own space but who would enjoy access to dining, entertainment and medical services as needed. Hospitality services are often not included in monthly rent prices but are generally available upon request. Most seniors use their income or retirement savings to pay for independent living.

Independent living communities, like Anthology of Mayfield Heights, Anthology of King of Prussia and our soon-to-open communities like Anthology of Charlottesville, Anthology of Tuckahoe and Anthology of Blue Ash, are all primarily focused on the social needs of residents. Socialization is a key health factor as we age, and independent living communities allow seniors to remain active and engaged in a safe environment. At Anthology of Olathe residents can fill their days with their favorite hobbies, educational events and wellness activities and have access to transportation to the places they love around town.

All of Anthology Senior Living’s independent living communities are designed with an active, engaged lifestyle in mind – and lots of choices! If you enjoy gourmet dining, you can choose your dining experience between formal restaurants, bistros and pubs. The fitness facilities and spa are sure to keep you feeling strong and relaxed, while the innovative on-site programming will help fill your calendar with entertainment, learning and new hobbies. Anthology independent living also helps seniors remain an active part of the community with daily transportation to shopping areas, local dining and attractions.

Many communities that offer independent living also offer assisted living. Most Anthology Senior Living locations offer a choice in level of care, which is based entirely on the resident’s abilities and comfort level. 

For active seniors considering independent living, it is important to select a senior living community that can support an active lifestyle. To remain active, seniors must be engaged, healthy and socially active. There are many ways to bring those components into daily life. At Anthology Senior Living, we have several programs designed to do just that. These programs include:

Enjoying a meal together is a perfect way to stay social and connect with those closest to you. While sharing the delicious, nutritious gourmet options available at all Anthology Senior Living locations, you will experience the best of each season. Food, beverages and snacks are available 24 hours a day to make sure your every need is met!

Moving your body is an important part of wellness. The exercise programs at Anthology Senior Living are designed to help build strength and flexibility at your own pace. This type of exercise will allow you to maintain your independence and your mobility. Our mission is to help you to achieve your goals and assist in creating fitness plans that address your unique concerns.

Finding new hobbies, learning something new or taking part in exciting outings are all part of a healthy, active senior lifestyle. At Anthology Senior Living, we incorporate everything from poker games to movie nights to book clubs and educational seminars in our uniquely designed Elements Activity program. Our program helps residents stay curious and engaged so they can keep moving and making memories.

These outstanding, supportive programs are available at all Anthology locations.


Success and Support

Making a choice about senior living is the first step in a new life adventure. At Anthology Senior Living, we know there is a lot to do, friends to find and laughs to share. We understand that your health and wellness are integral parts of your happiness in your golden years, and we are here to support you at every turn.

Do you have questions or concerns about what the next steps should be for your loved one? We would love to talk about your unique situation. Contact us today to learn more about our community and our care.