What home essentials do you need to be happy? Is your idea of “must haves” a long list of home essentials that you can display on a shelf, hang in your closet or collect in your kitchen? Or, is your idea of essential simply a comfortable home where you can relax and enjoy time with your family and friends? If you are more interested in collecting memories and laughs, than acquiring clothes, collectibles and gadgets then you might be interested in a retirement living investment. As an example, lake living in south Carolina offers a casual, relaxed way of life centered around freshwater fishing and boating. Maybe your new definition of home essentials should be an incredible lake resort setting for the whole family to enjoy.
Retirement living is especially suited for a lake environment. A safe environment, combined with a vibrant community and recreational opportunities is the perfect place to spend your retirement days. You can enjoy the quiet setting of morning and evening sunrises and sunsets while participating in active water activities whenever you want. Good health is important. A recent survey indicated that 81% of retirees list good health as the most important ingredient for a happy retirement. Why wouldn’t you chose to live your retired life in an environment that encourages an active lifestyle? The happiest retirees engage in as many as three to four activities regularly. The least happy retirees, however, only have one or two activities that they regularly attend.
In addition to provided a vibrant retirement atmosphere, a new home on the lake is the perfect place for family gatherings and treasured memories. Whether it is the cooler winter months when the family is more likely to spend evenings around the fire than on the lake, or it is a warm summer day spent boating and fishing, lake living encourages an intergenerational atmosphere. Can you not imagine enjoying your needlepointing on the deck overlooking the lake as your young grandchildren comb the shores for naturals treasures and imaginary trinkets?
There are just over 40 million Americans age 65 and older. They currently make up 13% of the U.S. population. Isn’t it time that you started planning for your retirement days. Instead of leaving things up to chance, why not seek out a relaxed lifestyle in a peaceful community on the lakes of South Carolina? When your other friends find themselves scrambling to find a place to stay once their children have grown and left the home, you can already rest assured that you have your retirement plans well prepared.