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Many seniors dream of a retirement with no worries, stress or housework. Some desire a life of relaxation and tranquility, while some enjoy adventure and excitement. Unfortunately, many seniors end up having to choose. At Canterbury Woods Williamsville, however, they don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.
As seniors age, they may begin to desire more assistance. Whether they are independent and simply no longer want to drive and take care of housekeeping, but want to maintain their independence or they do need care and just prefer a team that knows them and that they can bond with, individualized personal support can help.
There are many advantages of moving to a continuing care retirement community. One of the most important is the peace of mind that comes with knowing greater levels of health care are available if you need more assistance in the future. You’ll find that peace of mind at Canterbury Woods Williamsville and Canterbury Woods Gates Circle, but don’t overlook the financial benefits that go along with it.
If you join a community that includes contract health care services, such as assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care, your community is obligated to provide you with these services. When you pay a nonrefundable or partly refundable entrance fee, you may be eligible for significant tax breaks. That’s because part of your entrance fee and monthly fees are considered prepayment for future health care services.
The Canterbury Woods continuing care retirement communities are privileged to have as residents a number of college professors. That’s not surprising, since Canterbury Woods Williamsville and Canterbury Woods Gates Circle attract active retirees who value lifelong learning and continuing engagement with their community. It’s also a fact that Buffalo is among the top 100 metro areas with the largest share of residents who are college graduates—more than 28 percent of the population.
More and more folks these days are electing to create their retirement lives at a continuing care retirement community like Canterbury Woods Williamsville and Canterbury Woods Gates Circle.
After a storied career as a singer, teacher, vocal coach and mentor, Buffalo native Andy Anselmo knows the power of music to move, to heal and to change lives. That’s why he has pledged $500,000 to develop an arts center at Canterbury Woods Williamsville that will serve not only his fellow residents but the entire community.
The $3.5 million arts center will be built on what is now a large grassy area off Renaissance Drive. It is expected that the venue will be completed by 2019.
If you want to keep your brain in good shape, you have to keep learning. Scientific study after study has shown that, and it’s why, at Canterbury Woods Williamsville, we put so much emphasis on lifelong learning.
You’ve made the decision to move into a Continuing Care Retirement Community like Canterbury Woods Williamsville or Canterbury Woods Gates Circle. You’ve started the process of downsizing, and you’re knocking home repair projects off your to-do list. As you move closer to the time when you will be occupying your beautiful new retirement home, it’s a good idea to enlist the services of a real estate agent.
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