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Renting Your Way in Retirement

Are you a Lee’s Summit or Kansas City area senior considering a smooth transition into retirement living? Have you considered the advantages that come with renting in a senior living community? While senior living communities traditionally involve that residents pay an entry fee, a rental option is another popular option offered by communities like John Knox Village, presenting a wealth of benefits without the upfront financial commitment.

Here are compelling reasons why renting in a senior living community might be the best option for you:

1. Maintenance-Free Freedom

Say goodbye to endless yard work, leaky faucets, and pesky appliance repairs. Enjoy the free time that comes with professionals (we don’t use this term) handling everything from landscaping and housekeeping to community upkeep. This newfound freedom will allow you to focus on what truly matters: pursuing passions, spending time with loved ones, and embracing an active lifestyle.

2. A Vibrant Social Circle

Loneliness can sometimes be a concern as we age, but senior living communities offer a built-in social circle. Picture yourself in a bustling community like John Knox Village buzzing with friendly faces, common dining areas, and engaging activities. Shared social events, fitness classes, game nights, and outings create an atmosphere where you can forge meaningful connections and discover lifelong pursuits.

3. Unmatched Amenities at Your Doorstep

Senior living communities go beyond housing; they’re lifestyle havens. Many communities boast fitness centers, restaurant-style dining options, libraries, movie theaters, and even on-site arts and crafts studios. No more worrying about gym memberships or commutes for entertainment – it’s all right there in a senior living community!

At John Knox Village, we offer comprehensive services, amenities, community activities and programs that make us Kansas City’s most popular retirement community, including:

· Multiple on-campus dining venues
· Coffee shop
· Swimming pools
· Fitness centers
· Arts and crafts studio
· 9-hole golf course
· Library and move theater
And so much more.

4. Dining Included

Not only does John Knox Village provide an array of amenities, but we also take pride in offering multiple on-campus dining venues. Residents have the convenience of having delicious meals just steps away from your home. This dining feature not only enhances your daily experience but significantly amplifies the overall value of your monthly rent when compared to renting an apartment outside of a community.

5. Financial Flexibility and Predictability of Renting

Renting in a senior living community eliminates the upfront cost of an entry fee. Monthly fees typically cover rent, utilities, and a package of services and amenities, providing residents with predictable budgeting and financial flexibility. With the bonus of on-site dining programs, monthly rent becomes an even more significant value proposition compared to renting outside of a community.

Ready to Explore Senior Living Rentals in Lee’s Summit?

Deciding on a senior living rental community involves more than choosing a new address; it’s about selecting a lifestyle.

As you begin exploring, it’s important to do your research, schedule tours, and ask questions. Remember, finding the right community is key to unlocking a fulfilling and vibrant retirement. Consider the location of the senior living community, its proximity to care, shopping, recreational activities, and transportation.

Pro Tip: Be sure to inquire about the specific services and amenities included in the rental fee and lease agreement at each community you consider. Some may offer all-inclusive packages, while others may require additional fees for certain services.

Explore John Knox Village

John Knox Village continues to be a leader in senior living and health care services in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. From free-standing homes, apartment homes, cottages, and villas as well as a variety of independent living entry fee and lease contract options, there’s a place for you at John Knox Village. With more than 700,000 square feet of common space across the beautiful campus, you’ll find more opportunities and experiences right outside your door.

Contact us today to learn more about senior living rental options or call (816) 251-8000 to schedule a tour. One of our senior living consultants can also offer guidance in the search to find senior living apartment homes tailored to your needs and budget.