Did you know that you have a one in three chance of living alone during retirement? According to the institute on aging, about a third of older adults wind up living alone, and the likelihood of this occurring increases as we age. This is not only surprising but also dangerous as the loneliness that arises from this often results in serious damage to the social and mental health of retirees in America. We often prioritize finances and our health as major factors in our retirement, but we should not discount the importance of our social health during our retirement years, as this often acts as the main source of happiness seniors enjoy in their retirement. Living in a community where you can interact, develop, and strengthen social bonds can result in a more peaceful and meaningful retirement, so here are a few ways senior living in Tulsa, OK results in more peaceful retirement for you!
Engaging your creative juices can result in greater peace and calm in your retirement years. No one expects a Da Vinci or Van Gough, simple artwork such as coloring with crayons or simple arts and crafts can be a great outlet for you to destress and unwind. Many retirement communities offer arts and crafts workshops, and this often includes a wide range of activities such as sewing, woodworking, crochet, knitting, painting, or even just creative writing. Your creativity is your limit, so relax and unwind with your friends and enjoy a peaceful afternoon flexing your creative muscles now!
Dancing is far from just a simple workout anyone can enjoy, dancing allows you to unwind and work off your nervous energy and stress, dancing them off to your favorite tunes! Crank up your jam on your mobile devices or through the stereo systems of your retirement communities, you can even use a pair of headphones to enjoy your favorite tunes without bothering any of the other residents. A simple and fun way to release some stress, work off your nervous energy, and dance away your troubles during your retirement!
Reminiscing is not only incredibly effective in getting your mind off current events, but also incredibly satisfying and relaxing for you to relive the best parts of your life. Swapping stories about memorable parts of your life with other residents of your senior living community is not only a great social experience but also a great way to reflect on the blessings and experiences you experienced throughout your life, allowing you to have a better perspective of your current life. Validate your life through the act of reminiscing, expressing yourself through incidents in your past can allow you to understand and share with others the things important to you, people, specific days, and things you love, and not only does this restore your sense of self and belonging, but this also helps to reinforce and better understand your peers in your retirement community. Learn more about the various illustrious lifestyles of your fellow residents and share your story with the people in your community!
Senior Living At Country Club At Woodland Hills
Here at Country Club at Woodland Hills, we offer independence and privacy to all our residents along with the full-service community in our cottage neighborhood here in Tulsa, OK. We offer peace of mind and security for you, with free trolley service, daily activities and events, dining, and many lovely amenities to facilitate interactions and new bonds between residents. The best way t enjoy a peaceful retirement would be through having an active social life, so join our affordable, independent, and maintenance-free lifestyle now! Feel free to contact us if you have any further inquiries.