Start Your Retirement With Maintenance-Free Living at Westminster Woods

Are you looking forward to retiring soon and want to make the most of your golden years? Consider making Westminster Woods your new home in retirement! As a senior living community in Jacksonville, Florida, we offer maintenance-free living in a vibrant neighborhood surrounded by natural beauty. Keep reading to learn why Westminster Woods is the perfect place to start your retirement.

Location, Location, Location

Our convenient location in Jacksonville puts you close to everything you could need or want in retirement. We’re just minutes away from shopping, dining, entertainment, parks, trails, golf courses, and beaches. You’ll love being able to easily access all that this charming coastal city has to offer without having to deal with traffic or parking hassles.

And when you do want to venture out, our neighborhood has quick access to major highways and roads. So getting around town or going on day trips is a breeze. We know how important it is to stay active and engaged in your golden years. Our prime location allows you to do just that with ease.

Natural Beauty Surrounds You

While being close to urban amenities is great, having natural settings right outside your door is a major perk of living at Westminster Woods. Our community is situated on Julington Creek with lakes, gardens, wooded areas, and walking paths. You can enjoy leisurely strolls surrounded by vibrant greenery and the peaceful sounds of nature.

Watching the sunrise over the water while sipping your morning coffee is a perfect way to start each day. Meandering along the walking paths and spotting birds and other wildlife never gets old. And you’ll love seeing the gardens burst into color in spring and summer. Living at Westminster Woods truly allows you to feel one with nature while still being part of an engaging community.

Maintenance-Free Lifestyle

One of the biggest benefits of living at a senior living community like Westminster Woods is being able to enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle. When you move here, you don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn, raking leaves, shoveling snow, cleaning gutters, or making repairs ever again. You can say goodbye to household chores and spend your time on the hobbies and activities you love.

Our dedicated maintenance staff handles all outdoor and indoor maintenance for you. We look after everything from landscaping and common area upkeep to cleaning and apartment repairs. The only space you’ll need to keep tidy is your own apartment home. And with light housekeeping included, we’ll even help you take care of the dusting and vacuuming.

Apartment Homes Geared for Comfort

Your home at Westminster Woods will have everything you need to live comfortably. Our variety of floor plans ranging from studios to two bedrooms allow you find just the right space for your needs. Every apartment comes with a kitchen and bathroom space to fit your needs. You’ll feel at ease knowing staff is on-site 24/7 respond to any needs.

We know your comfort is a top priority, so we outfit each apartment with high-quality flooring and cabinetry, as well as granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Little details like these make your apartment at Westminster Woods feel like a true home.

Vibrant Lifestyle with Five-Star Amenities

In addition to maintenance-free living, Westminster Woods also provides a stellar array of amenities you would expect from a luxury senior living community. Our beautiful campus has been designed to provide the perfect backdrop for an active, social lifestyle. There’s always something happening here.

Dining is a true delight at Westminster Woods. Our talented culinary team provides a menu of chef-prepared meals made with fresh, delicious ingredients. Enjoy fine dining in our elegant dining room or grab a casual bite.

Our state-of-the-art fitness center features innovative equipment and programming tailored for seniors. And our heated outdoor swimming pool is the ideal place for doing laps or just relaxing after a workout.

Engaging Lifestyle Programming

Of course, amenities are just one aspect of what makes Westminster Woods so special. We also offer an unmatched range of activities and events for residents. Our dedicated lifestyle director plans a full calendar of programming to keep you active, entertained, and engaged with your neighbors.

You’ll never run out of ways to stay busy and involved here at Westminster Woods. We have programs that appeal to a variety of interests so every resident can find their niche.

On-Site Healthcare with Extra Care Options

Another major benefit of living at Westminster Woods is having easy access to top-quality healthcare and support services. Our elegant care center offers assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing services right on campus. If your needs change, you’ll have total peace of mind knowing you can get extra assistance while remaining in the community you know and love.

For those in assisted living and memory care, we provide 24-hour staffing, medication management, personalized care plans, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, and engaging programming tailored to different abilities. Our team creates a welcoming, supportive environment where residents thrive. In our Medicare-certified skilled nursing center, you’ll receive around-the-clock nursing, physical/occupational therapy, and short-term rehabilitation after injury or illness. Our close affiliation with area hospitals makes transitions seamless.

Making the Decision 

As you approach retirement, choosing the right senior living community is a very important decision. You want a community with a stellar reputation, prime location, top-notch amenities, engaging lifestyle, and accessible healthcare like Westminster Woods offers. And it’s best to make the move to senior living while you’re still active enough to take full advantage of all we provide.

We’d love to welcome you into our Westminster Woods family. To learn more and schedule a tour, please contact us today. Let us show you all the ways we can help you start your retirement on the right foot with maintenance-free living in a vibrant community. Discover why residents rave about calling Westminster Woods home. We can’t wait to help you embark on this exciting new chapter!

How you can stay in touch with family and friends after moving to a senior living community

Are you considering a move to a senior living community but worried about how you’ll keep in touch with family and friends? You’re not alone. Many future residents have the same concerns.

Luckily, there are plenty of ways to stay connected and keep in touch with the people you care about. From FaceTime to card nights to private dining parties, residents have plenty of options to stay connected with their loved ones.

In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the best ways to keep in touch with family and friends after moving to a senior living community.

Enjoy a video call to have a virtual visit with family or friends whenever you like

A virtual visit can help maintain ties even when residents and their friends are separated by thousands of miles. Modern technology for video calling like FaceTime makes visiting easier than ever. Video calls allow residents to enjoy a face-to-face conversation with family or friends anywhere in the world, from the comfort of their living room. No expensive travel required!

Residents can use FaceTime or video chat services like Skype, Google Hangouts and Zoom to stay in touch with those who matter most. Grandparents can share stories with grandchildren who live far away or have regular catch-ups with distant relatives. Video calling also makes it possible for to host a virtual event, like a game night or movie watch party.

Enjoy a card or board game night and mix the “old” and “new” friends

With many social connections in their current neighborhoods, the prospect of moving to a senior living community can be daunting for many older adults. Fortunately, there are plenty of in-person social opportunities at senior living communities — some of them more informal than others.
Many senior living communities have groups of residents who enjoy a night of card games or board games. Play poker, Clue, Settlers of Catan or whatever you prefer, and enjoy having social opportunities and good friends at your fingertips.

These social events offer a reason for residents to invite their friends and family members over for a night of fun and laughter. It also provides an informal setting for guests to meet other residents and engage in meaningful conversations.

For older adults who want to make sure they stay connected to their friends, one surefire way to make things more fun is to invite their “old” friends to meet the “new” at a game night. It can make for a memorable evening filled with laughter and good company — all while bonding deeper relationships with fellow residents at the same time.

Host a dinner party and let someone else do all the work

Dining is an important part of life at a senior living community. But a special event may call for having a few friends over for dinner, and who wants to do all the cooking and dishes?

That’s why many senior living communities offer residents a variety of catered dining options, to invite guests over for a special dinner party. A special menu developed with the Dining department makes it simple and convenient to plan an event. Enjoy a luxurious meal without lifting a finger!

Inviting friends and family over to experience their community is also great to help those who may be considering making the move themselves. Guests get an up-close look at the lifestyle offered at their friend’s new home. Private dining options allow potential new residents to get an idea of what life would be like for them.

From poker nights to private dinners, there are plenty of ways for residents of senior living communities to keep in touch with family and friends. To learn all about how additional socialization opportunities abound at a Westminster community, find the community that suits you today on our Web site!

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