The name given for retirement communities built and designed for 55+ seniors who want to remain active in their retirement. The characteristics of a retirement community ideal for Active Independent Living:
Low Maintenance Housing – This includes the apartment or town homes interior, exterior and grounds.
Senior Based Recreational Activities – An Active Living Community will have access to popular activities such as fitness, outdoor golf, boating activities, and swimming. All of these would be no-maintenance activities where the residents would not be responsible for repairs and upkeep.
Age Restrictions – An Active Independent Living community will place restrictions on the age of the residents, requiring residents to meet a minimum age such as 55 and above. Many of these communities will restrict residents with children, and some will restrict ownership of pets such as cats and dogs.
An Active Independent Living community will often be in warmer weather locations such as Florida, Arizona, and Georgia.