Would My Parents Benefit From Moving into an Annapolis, MD, Independent Living Apartment?

Helping your parents prepare for the next phase of life can be intimidating. An independent living apartment in Annapolis, MD is a great way to continue living in freedom, without the stress and costs of home ownership.

Moving into a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) such as Ginger Cove allows the same independence of a traditional home yet in a maintenance-free setting. Without the stress of home ownership, they have more time to enjoy family, friends, and the next chapter of life.

Independent living at a CCRC also provides peace of mind for both you and your parents. Various levels of support are available. Ginger Cove offers in-home apartment care, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Memory Care if needed (including our new dedicated community, The Heritage at Ginger Cove).

Consider some of the benefits of an independent living apartment in Annapolis.

Independent Living Benefits in Annapolis Maryland

  1. Natural Light

Ginger Cove offers a wide variety of floor plans with unique window placements to ensure optimal natural light. Each Ginger Cove apartment features a light-filled sunroom area to enjoy nature, people watching, or just a warm cup of coffee.

  1. Room To Entertain

With a selection of five unique and spacious one-and two-bedroom floor plans, there is plenty of space for entertaining friends or just relaxing. Apartments contain a kitchen equipped with all major appliances, fine granite countertops, and ceramic tile in the kitchen and bathrooms. Not only is there room to entertain, but also a chance to impress.

  1. Fewer Household Responsibilities

At Ginger Cove, your parents can begin to live life without the burden of housework. We handle all of the responsibilities that homeowners fret about and grown children worry about. Ginger Cove residents enjoy weekly apartment housekeeping, linen service, and full maintenance of grounds and equipment.

  1. Friendly Neighbors

With roughly 350 residents across 234 independent living apartments, friendships are bound to be made. Clubs, activities, and social gatherings are some great ways to get involved and meet other residents with similar interests and backgrounds. The residents are what makes Ginger Cove unique.

  1. Chef-Prepared Meals (plus your own kitchen for Cooking and Baking)

With a beautiful and fully equipped kitchen in each apartment, meal preparation is easy — if you choose to cook on your own. For those who prefer to eat out, our dining venues provide delicious and healthy meals prepared by Executive Chef Brandon. Meals are served in an elegant Chesapeake Dining Room, though you can also enjoy the more laid-back Skipjack Dining room. You’ll also find festive theme meals, elegant parties, and special holiday meals included with the dining program.

  1. Concierge Service

A full on-site staff is willing to assist with a variety of logistics and planning to ensure that residents’ needs are met. Ginger Cove offers a daily shuttle service to nearby locations and requested stops alike. Each apartment is equipped with direct communication to the health center and its staff. If your parent experiences an emergency, on site medical staff will personally arrive to their location. 24-hour security is provided throughout the entire community.

  1. Wellness Services

Good health is multi-dimensional.  At Ginger Cove, we provide everything your parents need to stay healthy and happy.  We offer plenty of ways to stay in shape – mentally, physically and emotionally.

  1. Activities and Events

Social and intellectual health is paramount at Ginger Cove.  Residents organize more than 35 interest groups, programs and activities around campus.  These include writing activities in our cozy Library, board games and cards in our designated Game Room, art classes in our well-equipped Fine Arts Room and water aerobics in one of our three Indoor Pools.  Popular pastimes are a game of croquet on our own court, a Great Books class taught by St. John’s College tutors or a leisurely walk down to the pier where residents enjoy Gingerville Creek.

  1. Trips to interesting local destinations

We offer complimentary transportation for shopping, medical appointments, and other services around the region. With our valet schedule, simply make a location request, and we will handle the rest. We even offer airport transportation to BWI and Dulles, as well as Washington and Baltimore. Check out 8 reasons why Maryland’s capital city is the perfect retreat for active retirees.

Maintain your independence at Ginger Cove.

Located on the waterfront in Annapolis, Ginger Cove is a CCRC for active older adults. Get to know all the features of Ginger Cove and schedule a tour by filling out our contact form.

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