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Posted by The Woodlands on August 15, 2023

When you begin your senior assisted living search, whether for yourself or someone you love, you’re searching for a community to call home. However, you may not know what you should look for in an assisted living community besides care and support. 

At The Woodlands at Canterfield, our assisted living community is more than just a place to receive a helping hand. It’s a nurturing atmosphere in a refined and luxurious environment where residents can enhance their wellness, find comfort and connect with those around them.

Here are some key considerations to keep in mind as you navigate your senior assisted living search, so you and your family can find a community that offers the support and lifestyle you’re looking for.

Community Amenities & Conveniences

One of the many benefits of a senior living community versus home care is that a community can offer you access to conveniences you won’t find in a private residence. For example, The Woodlands at Canterfield features impressive living, entertainment and gathering spaces, including: 

  • Relaxing Club Rooms with Fire Places 
  • A Game Room 
  • A Multi-Purpose Room 
  • On-Site Theatre 
  • On-Site Spa and Massage Salon 
  • Reflection Chapel 
  • Outdoor Bocce Ball Court and Putting Green

When looking for an assisted living community, be sure to review the amenities available. In addition, consider the programs, events and activities a community offers. Do you enjoy happy hour and socializing with others? Does your loved one have a hobby or interest they would love to continue? Ask the community what enrichment and engagement opportunities are available for residents to ensure their offerings align with your lifestyle.

Plus – keep an eye out for any activities or social events that might be happening while touring an assisted living community. This can help you determine your own interest, as well as resident engagement and overall satisfaction.

Dining Experiences

For today’s senior living residents, dining is a significant part of the decision-making process. Why wouldn’t it be? Beyond meals and nutrition, dining services allow residents to connect with others, experience new things and remove the hassle of cooking. 

When considering an assisted living community, inquire about the dining services:

  • Is there one dining room or does the community offer varying on-site restaurants? 
  • How often do menu options change? 
  • Is room service available? 

Exceptional meals, especially when shared with friends and family, are among the things that make life so enjoyable. They are a celebration of good taste, good health and good company. 

With three unique on-site restaurants, our chefs embody The Woodland’s Culinary Philosophy that food not only fuels bodies but ignites passions, nourishes minds and feeds the soul.

Living Spaces & Apartments

Choosing an assisted living community means you are choosing a home for you or someone you love. As a result, it’s important to find one that offers senior apartments that accommodate and enhance your lifestyle.

At The Woodlands at Canterfield, we’ve created a community that residents are proud to call home. Our studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments feature modern amenities, beautiful design touches and plenty of natural light, and our exceptional hospitality greets you at every turn. 

Assisted Living at The Woodlands

The Woodlands at Canterfield is proud to call historic West Dundee, Illinois, our hometown, and we pull from the area’s rich history to create a luxury senior living lifestyle full of passion, purpose and opportunity.

We have reimagined assisted living at The Woodlands at Canterfield. Our assisted living experience is shaped by respect and a full understanding of residents’ lives – past, present and future. Truly understanding a person’s life – likes, dislikes, hobbies and passions – helps create what we call a Profile of Life™. We work with each resident and their family to ensure they have a senior living experience™ that is tailored to them. 

We invite you to experience The Woodlands at Canterfield’s exceptional amenities and world-class hospitality for yourself by scheduling your tour today!

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