When it comes close to retirement, many seniors find themselves contemplating what they are hoping to experience. Some desire a carefree lifestyle where they can spend their days relaxing, but others aspire to more. More and more seniors are looking for a community in which they will become involved and grow through new opportunities and experiences.
Michael Rambarose, President and CEO of Whitney Center, a Life Care community in Hamden, CT says that choosing a community that can fit all your needs is crucial because in order to pursue what matters most to you and experience true freedom, the community needs to align with your desires. “In a community such as Whitney Center, everyone’s retirement lifestyle looks slightly different,” says Michael. “Many of our residents want to experience a retirement lifestyle filled with exciting opportunities and culturally rich activities. They don’t just want to relax and live worry-free, they want to embrace life and enjoy all it has to offer, as well. That’s exactly the lifestyle they find at Whitney Center.”
5 Culturally Rich Activities to Experience in the New Haven Area
No matter what seniors’ interests are – whether it’s learning, volunteering or exploring – there’s always something to immerse yourself in throughout the Greater New Haven area. Consider some of these ways seniors who live at Whitney Center experience exceptional living and freedom.
- Art Exhibits – In New Haven, there are plenty of ways to explore new and old art. Visit the Kehler Liddell Gallery and enjoy one of their new art exhibitions. Listen to Artspace’s podcast, Inside Artspace, to learn more about the practices of artists who are participating in exhibitions and programs. Feeling particularly artistic? Try a paint and sip event, where you can enjoy a glass of wine and express yourself through art.
- Museums – For those who love to learn, there are many museums in the New Haven area. From the Knights of Columbus Museum to the New Haven Museum, and more there’s something for everyone, including a children’s museum for when the grandkids visit!
- Live Entertainment – If you enjoy musical performances, ballets and plays, the New Haven area is perfect for you. With an array of locations to enjoy music, including the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and College Street Music Hall, Broadway-style shows at the Shubert Theater and Long Wharf Theater, and even karaoke bars and comedy clubs, there’s something for everyone.
- Visit Yale – On or nearby Yale University’s campus, there are a number of things to do. Spend the day taking a tour of the campus and learning about its history and architecture or enjoy one of their many events. Visit the Yale University Art Gallery, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library or the Peabody Museum of Natural History – just to name a few.
Living Well at Whitney Center
Many seniors discover a lifestyle of living well when they move to a senior living community. At Whitney Center, we like to think that we’ve mastered the art of living well by providing an exceptional place for seniors to call home.
From world-class amenities to vibrant opportunities for connections and passions, Whitney Center creates space for seniors to pursue the lifestyle they desire. Rather than limit what residents can do when they move here, we’ve made our community a gateway to the possibilities for a life well lived. Each resident gets to decide what that looks like for them, and we provide the resources to help them get there.
Plus, as a Life Care Community, residents have the promise of future care services if they’re ever in need of support. With us, they can dive confidently into their ultimate retirement lifestyle knowing that they have a trusted partner in their retirement dreams.
Learn more about Whitney Center and how you can master the art of living well. Call our team today to get started!
Discover Excellence in Senior Living.
At Whitney Center, you’ll find a distinguished senior living community where residents do what they love. Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Whitney Center combines all the cultural, educational and historical charms of the Greater New Haven area with the intricate details of daily life for active seniors. Whitney Center is a Life Care community, offering not just an unparalleled independent living lifestyle, but a full continuum of care services as well, including assisted living, rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and memory care. Whitney Center even offers a home-based long-term care program, Thrive at Home, which connects seniors to the services they need to live well in their own home.
Choice. Freedom. Opportunity.
We believe that remaining engaged and striving for excellence builds a more meaningful life. That’s why residents experience a host of services and amenities, events and cultural opportunities and wellness programs designed to foster endless growth and personalized living. Backed by our first-rate hospitality and philosophy of continuous improvement, our residents are free to travel, learn, volunteer, set new goals and create the life they want to live.
Come Here to Thrive.
At Whitney Center, residents live in the midst of cultural arts and education and dignified connections to the greater community. Seniors thrive in pursuit of what brings them joy, with unlimited opportunities to create and contribute. And, with the confidence in quality care services available on site if health needs ever change, Whitney Center makes it possible for seniors to continue enjoying the freedom to embrace life at its fullest.
Contact Whitney Center today to learn more about our Life Care Community!
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