If you are contemplating making the move to a retirement community but have held back because you do not want to leave your pet behind, you will be pleased to know that there are several pet-friendly communities out there. You can have the best of both worlds when you pick a pet-friendly retirement community to make the move to.
About Our Pet-Friendly Retirement Community
Want to live out your golden light years in peace with your pet right by your side? That’s exactly what you can do in our pet-friendly retirement community. Whether you have a cat, dog, or fish, most pets are welcome as long as they pass our initial assessment. This is simply to make sure that they will not cause a disturbance to other residents by being overly loud or aggressive. Keep in mind that certain exotic species of birds and fish are not allowed no matter what.
As pet ownership comes with many benefits for older adults, we are happy to welcome your furry companions onsite.
Benefits of Having a Pet-Friendly Retirement Community
If you are a pet parent, chances are you already know how beneficial pet ownership can be for your overall well-being. Below are some additional benefits you can reap in a pet-friendly retirement community:
- Bond with other residents over your pet, encouraging the building of new friendships
- An increased sense of responsibility when you have to take charge of your pet’s walks, health, and vet appointments
- Engage in physical exercise that contributes to overall wellness when you walk your pet
When Should You Consider Moving into a Retirement Community?
Making the move to a retirement community is all about having a conducive environment to age well in. As you get older, you may find that there are certain aspects of daily life you will require help with, whether there is dressing and grooming or medical assistance. However, on a deeper level, you may also be craving social interaction, which can be hard to access if you are mostly confined at home.
When you make the move to a pet-friendly retirement community, you can be sure that smiles and laughter abound on campus. We can all agree that animals make the world a better place, and in a pet-friendly community, you will have the chance to interact with many other pets besides your own.
Why Choose TerraBella Pheasant Ridge?
Our retirement community offers assisted living and memory care in a beautiful location. We take the responsibility of housekeeping and maintenance off our residents’ shoulders so you can spend your free time on the things that matter most. You can also take advantage of all the events happening in the Roanoke Valley region throughout the year. Whether you simply wish to spend a day in town or have to attend a medical appointment, our transportation program will get you there and back without worries.