Senior Living Amenities To Enhance Your Retirement Lifestyle

When older adults research their senior living options, they should take a close look at the amenities available to find a community that’s perfect for their desired lifestyle and retirement goals. The right amenities can enhance a person’s lifestyle – while a lack of amenities could leave them less than satisfied.

To make sure you’re choosing the right community for you, consider what’s going to be most important to you both now and in the future. Make sure the amenities available will enhance your quality of life as you continue to age while increasing your health and happiness.

If you are beginning your search for senior living and are unsure of where to start in creating your list of ideal services and amenities, we can help.

Services and Amenities in Senior Living

To help you discover just a few of the amenities premier senior living communities like Waterstone of Westchester provide, we’ve created a list of what our residents enjoy. Based around your possible values, interests and needs, the list below may help guide you on your journey of finding the perfect community for you.

Feel Rejuvenated with Health and Fitness Opportunities

Many senior living communities include fitness classes to help improve physical health. At Waterstone of Westchester, this means having access to:

  • Fitness center with senior-friendly equipment
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Professional trainers
  • Mind-body studio for yoga, tai chi and other classes
  • Physical therapy space

From one-on-one training to a range of activities and classes, you can find numerous opportunities to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle with the amenities you need to meet your wellness goals.

Get Social in the Common Areas

A rich social life should be just outside your door, no matter where you decide to reside – and at Waterstone of Westchester, social opportunities are around every turn. In fact, you’ll often find those within our community connecting in our common areas, with residents enjoying:

  • Games in the card room
  • Conversations in the lobby
  • Events in the community room
  • Social gatherings in the lounge
  • Get-togethers with family members in the great room or private dining room

And, if you’d like some privacy, you can also host your friends in your spacious apartment.

Take in Your Love of the Arts and Literature

Each day at Waterstone of Westchester, residents enjoy programs and a multitude of ways to remain engaged. Whether you are inspired by art, classic films, or the adventure that a good book provides, we have something for everyone to enjoy.

If your passion lies in the arts, the community you choose should offer some of the below opportunities, just as Waterstone of Westchester does.

  • Explore the work of local artists in the gallery
  • Create a masterpiece in the art studio
  • Enjoy a film in the media room and theater
  • Sit down with a good book in the library
  • Discuss the latest book club read with friends

If you’d prefer to enjoy something else, like lifelong learning and special interest clubs, you’ll want to get a list of what’s available within the community you’re touring. Here, the possibilities are endless – check out our range of activities and programs for more details.

Enjoy the Outdoors

From stopping to smell the flowers to connecting with others, the outdoors can enhance your days greatly. If you love being in nature, make sure the community you’re interested in is located in an area that’s full of natural spaces and places.

At Waterstone of Westchester, our community offers the benefits of the outdoors with our sunroom, outdoor terrace, fire pit, and al fresco kitchen and dining areas.

If you love to exercise in nature, check to see if there are any walking trails near the community of your choice, or ask if wellness programs are offered outdoors.

Dining Options to Savor

At Waterstone of Westchester, our professional chefs prepare creative menus with exceptional flavors. Dining options feature seasonal, gourmet cuisine with locally sourced ingredients, ensuring an experience you’ll savor. We offer choices to please every palate, meet dietary requirements, and fit your schedule.

Before making the final decision on the community you’ll move to, explore their dining options, have a couple of meals there, and immerse yourself in the experience. Because food is such a large part of life, it’s important you enjoy it.

Beginning Your Search for the Top Independent Living Amenities

It’s important to note that, although Waterstone of Westchester offers all these services and amenities, not all communities offer the same level of services and amenities. When touring your living options, make sure your communities of choice include the aspects you’ve valued as most important on this list. If they don’t, it’s best to pass them by.

If you’d like to learn more about our amenities or experience them for yourself, we invite you to schedule a visit today.


Waterstone of Westchester is a brand-new, premier independent senior living community in White Plains, NY. Come visit our beautiful location and learn more about our services and amenities today.