Thursday, August 30, 2012

Garden Spot Village Community for Seniors in PA

Are you looking for retirement communities located in small towns or rural areas?  One possibility is Garden Spot Village on the outskirts of New Holland, Pennsylvania.  This community for seniors in located in Lancaster County which is frequently referred to as the Garden Spot of the United States.  Although this retirement community is in a rural area, surrounded by spectacular views and an abundance of nature, you will find that it is also within driving distance of several large metropolitan areas including New York, Philadelphia and, a bit further away, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Activities at Garden Spot Village

The heart of Garden Spot Village is the Village Square, a spacious building containing a sunny atrium, an indoor park, an exotic fish aquarium, a bank, mail center, small general store, a chapel, a beauty salon and an internet cafe.  Also located on the ground floor of Village Square is the heated indoor swimming pool and the superb fitness center.  Everything you absolutely need is conveniently located.  The community has planned activities, a choir, an annual marathon and exercise classes.  There is no reason to be lonely or bored in this friendly community.

Housing Choices at Garden Spot Village

New residents have a wide range of housing choices.  You may choose the Village Square Apartments that are attached to the Village Square, with sizes ranging from about 1500 to 1900 square feet.  Other nearby apartment buildings have sizes ranging from 725 to 1700 square feet.  However, for those who prefer something more private or spacious, you can select one of the lovely attached cottages or carriage homes.  The cottages range in size from 1088 to 1318 square feet, and the carriage homes are availabe in sizes up to 2029 square feet.

Medical Support at Garden Spot Village

As we age, we may not be able to manage quite as well on our own.  If this happens to you or your loved one, there is no need to leave your friends and activities at Garden Spot Village.  They have several options to make life easier for residents.  You can request the assistance of a part time aide  to help out in your own residence or you can move into the Mountain View independent living suites.  Those who develop dementia may choose to live in the Laurel Memory Support facility; patients with more serious medical issues or who need post-surgical temporary assistance may choose to stay in the skilled nursing facilities known as The Households.  Garden Spot Village also offers respite care, which gives family caregivers the opportunity to get a much needed break, as well as adult day services.

In addition, nearby Ephrata Community Hospital operates a clinic just inside the gate to Garden Spot Village.  This makes it possible for residents to walk to their doctors' appointments, pick up prescriptions, get lab work done, have an x-ray, and receive other medical services. 

Once you move to Garden Spot Village you can be confident that you have chosen a community where you will want to spend the remainder of your life.

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  1. Garden Spot Village sounds like a lovely and affordable spot to retire.

  2. Considering to live at ny retirement community is good. They have the nicest facility and great neighborhood too.

  3. PA is best to live after retirement... You can benefit from many affordable retirement communities who provides attractive home for elder one for enjoying their retirement at the desire for quality amenities & modest retirement. So go Pennsylvania.. and live your quality life after retirement.. Thanks


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