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Frequently Asked Questions About Living in an Active Adult Community

At The Reserve, we get a lot of questions about what it means to be part of an active adult community. What are the differences in what we offer compared to what other senior housing options include?

We want to answer some common questions that you may have as you consider downsizing from your family home.

What is an active-adult community?

Active adult communities, like The Reserve of Geneva, are designed for adults 55 and older. These residents want to live independently in retirement while experiencing resort-style amenities, community programs and convenient services.

At The Reserve, our residents enjoy all the benefits of a maintenance-free lifestyle, but don’t require assisted living or memory support. They can manage daily household and personal care tasks on their own without any support from an aide or trained healthcare professional.

What are my options for housing?

At The Reserve of Geneva, we offer a collection of charming, boutique-style one and two-bedroom apartment floor plans. In fact, we have the most spacious floor plans for 55+ apartments in Geneva!

Our pet-friendly apartments feature quality finishes and large, light-filled layouts. You can choose from 18 different floor plans on three different levels. With monthly rent starting at $2,000 per month for a studio suite, all homes feature fully-equipped kitchens, large closets, a washer and dryer, and private balconies or walkout terraces.

What are some of the advantages of living in an active adult community?

There are many attractive features that come with choosing to live in a 55 and older community during retirement. These include:

Maintenance-free living:  One of the greatest perks of living in an active adult community is that you can say good-bye to home repairs and maintenance. At The Reserve, we handle the lawn care, snow blowing, raking and upkeep for you. Lock-and-leave to travel or pick up an old hobby. Less time to maintain your home means more time to enjoy the things you love.

Opportunities to make new friends: At The Reserve, all of our residents are in a similar season of life. Many have worked tirelessly over the years, raised their family and are now eager to live out their retirement years. To help foster friendships within the community, The Reserve offers a variety of programs, activities and events. From group exercise classes and community outings to book clubs and trivia nights, active adult living makes it easy to connect with others.

Resort-style amenities: Our onsite amenities and services like chef-prepared meals, scheduled transportation program, fitness center, private dining hall and community living spaces create a welcoming place to develop a new hobby, maintain a healthy lifestyle, connect with neighbors or simply relax. Here, residents can discover a variety of opportunities, services and amenities designed to simplify and enrich their lives.

How much does it cost to live in an active adult community?

Our flexible, month-to-month rental living that starts at $2,000 per month for a studio suite. Combined with a worry-free lifestyle, our residents have the freedom to enjoy doing the things that matter most to them.

Schedule a Tour Today!

The best way to learn first-hand about the many benefits of active adult living is to schedule a tour. Contact The Reserve of Geneva today, check out our beautiful community and get to know our residents! We look forward to meeting you!

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