What is Senior Living Like? Find Out Why Menno Haven is the Best Choice

If you’re starting to dip your toe in the water when it comes to searching for an active senior living community, you likely have preconceived notions about the experience. Let’s be honest; you may have concerns about bland food, a hospital-like atmosphere, drab decor, or a lack of privacy.

When meeting with prospective residents, we often hear the question, “what is senior living like in your community?” We’re here to debunk any dated or inaccurate stereotypes you might have about retirement communities. Life at Menno Haven is vibrant, rich with amenities, and full of possibilities for fun and friendship!

What to Look for in a Senior Community

If you’re beginning to research senior living communities in Pennsylvania, we suggest making a list of your priorities before you go down the Google rabbit hole. Some examples of questions to think about include the following:

  • Do you prefer privacy or a lot of socializing?
  • Do you prefer to make your own meals or dine with others?
  • Are there hobbies you want to start or continue?
  • Do you have a pet you intend to bring?
  • Do you have a preference for an apartment or villa-style residence?
  • Will you need transportation?
  • Is it important that your visitors be able to enjoy the community amenities?
  • Are you looking for an independent living campus where you can transition to skilled care if you need it down the road?

Once you identify your priorities, you can begin narrowing down your field and scheduling visits to senior living communities.

What is Senior Living Like at Menno Haven?

With two Chambersburg-area locations at Brookview and Chambers Pointe, Menno Haven brings all of the fun and conveniences of life to you while removing the hassles. Leave it to us to take care of chores such as cutting the grass and home maintenance while you enjoy easy access to banks, libraries, shops, and five on-site dining venues.

Because style is as individual as you, once you pick out your villa, cottage, or apartment, you have the opportunity to meet with an interior designer to personalize your home by choosing your cabinetry, countertops, flooring, appliances, fixtures, and paint scheme.

Do you have some free time on your hands during your retirement? We have an endless variety of amenities and activities to suit every personality and interest including:

  • Three indoor heated pools
  • Three fitness centers and yoga classes
  • Live entertainment
  • Woodworking and a creative art studio
  • Resident gardens
  • A movie theatre
  • A technology bar
  • Trips and shows
  • Volunteer and new resident mentor programs

Your time is your own, so you can pack your days full of action or choose a more leisurely pace and enjoy our 200+ lush acres.

What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?

Menno Haven is Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) for people 60 (and better!) This means that we offer the continuum of care, including personal care, skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitation, and community-based services in one location so you’re well-equipped for your changing needs in the future.

Your Choice for Independent Senior Living in Pennsylvania

The area’s largest and most trusted retirement community, Menno Haven, has been a haven for seniors for nearly six decades. If you’d like to schedule a visit or ask questions, we’d love to talk to you about life at Menno Haven.