Independent Living is described as being able to live on your own in a house or apartment without assistance. Sometimes modifications are made to the home or apartment to make getting around the space easier.
Retirement Communities are planned communities for people who have retired from daily working life. These are environments where residents often rent or own their home, condos or apartments. Many of these residential communities have outdoor recreational activities and outdoor maintenance.
There may be wellness programs available at thes communities, however there are NO care options.
Retirement Living - Overview of places to retire, taxes by state, as well as special products and services