How Do You Know When to Move to Senior Living?

Have you been wondering whether it’s time to move to a retirement community like Waterstone of Westchester, a premier senior living community in White Plains, New York? If so, you’re in good company, as a rising number of older adults are finding themselves considering a move.

Whether this is because they’d like to trade in the hassles of homeownership and maintenance, or they’re interested in senior care options offer assisted living or memory care in the event health needs change, senior living communities can provide confidence for the future while enhancing your quality of life.

Discover some of the perks of independent living and learn why you should consider making a move now.

Home Maintenance

Do you have more space in your home than you need, or is your home becoming too much to handle or keep up with as you age? If so, it might be a good time to downsize, simplify, and move to a senior living community. After all, who wants to deal with repairs, housekeeping, maintenance or yardwork during retirement?

At Waterstone of Westchester, our residents don’t have to hassle with all that thanks to maintenance and housekeeping being included in their monthly fee. Now, instead of taking care of these tedious tasks, residents have lots of free time to enjoy all the events and social opportunities we have to offer.


Speaking of social opportunities, is your social calendar leaving a lot to be desired? Isolation and loneliness can lead to depression, making it essential to remain active and involved during your retirement years. If you’re finding it difficult to get out and socialize, and you’re beginning to see the negative effects of isolation, it could be time to consider a move.

Waterstone of Westchester makes it simple to stay connected and engaged. With neighbors just outside your door, a range of clubs to enjoy, social events to attend, and programs to engage your mind and intellect, there’s always someone – and something – to enjoy spending time with.


If family members are worried about you when they can’t come check in on you, you’ll find that they enjoy peace of mind knowing their loved one is safe and sound within a senior living community, with plenty of people nearby to help if needed.

If that’s not yet a concern, and you’re always on the go, it’s an added perk that we’re right here to make sure your home and belongings remain safe as well.


Hang up your expensive gym membership, skip driving in bad weather, and put the focus back on your health and wellness at a senior living community. Communities like Waterstone of Westchester make it easy with opportunities to enhance your wellness right on site included in your monthly fee.

Here, you can take advantage of our indoor heated pool, one-on-one training with a personal trainer, fitness classes, and more.

Delicious Dining

If cooking is too difficult or simply a bore, it’s helpful to know it can be a thing of the past at senior living communities like Waterstone. Instead of cooking an elaborate meal for one or two, reaching for unhealthy options, or skipping meals altogether, you can delight in nutritious, delicious chef-prepared creations.

Skip the prep, mess and cleanup and opt for savory meals specially curated for your tastes and dietary needs at Waterstone of Westchester. Our seasonal menus, fresh ingredients, and farm-to-table dining are sure to please every palate.

Healthcare and Support

If your future health needs are a concern, consider a senior living community that has support available if or when it’s needed. Through our partnership with VNS Westchester, a supportive team can come right to your apartment home to provide the services you need. These supportive care services may include:

  • Personalized support care consultation and daily planning
  • Home health coordination with activities of daily living
  • Medication management
  • On-site geriatric primary and specialty care
  • Routine wellness visits


With an array of activities and events, services and amenities, a focus on a robust lifestyle, and a commitment to wellness, life at Waterstone of Westchester takes the idea of home to an entirely new level.

If you would like more information on senior living, or if you’d like to see how a move to Waterstone of Westchester can help you thrive, visit our website today.