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Sky Peaks

  1520 Sky Valley Drive
Reno, NV 89523

Atria Summit Ridge

  4880 Summit Ridge Drive
Reno, NV 89523

Vintage Hills Senior Apartments

  4195 W 7th Street
Reno, NV 89503

Brookdale Sparks

  1900 East Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434-8900

Sierra Place

  1111 West College Pkwy
Carson City, NV 89703

Carson Plaza

  2120 E Long
Carson City, NV 89706

6 Independent Living Communities in the Reno Area

Sky Peaks

Award-Winning Senior Living

  •  1520 Sky Valley Drive, Reno, NV 89523
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Atria Summit Ridge

Welcoming Independent and Assisted Senior Living in Reno, NV

  •  4880 Summit Ridge Drive, Reno, NV 89523
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Vintage Hills Senior Apartments

Welcome to Vintage Hills Senior Apartments

  •  4195 W 7th Street, Reno, NV 89503
  • Furnished clubhouse with adjoining fully equipped kitchen, recreation room/lounge and dance floor
  • Planned social activities
  • Sparkling pool and spa
  • Individual Hydronic Heat Systems
  • Range/oven with hood fan

Brookdale Sparks

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1900 East Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434-8900
  • A variety of floorplans to choose from
  • Our full service dining program offers three meals a day, prepared fresh and served by our friendly well-trained wait staff.
  • Our housekeeping staff will provide weekly housekeeping.
  • With a variety of programs, outings and/or events daily, there's always something fun and exciting to do.
  • Our knowledgeable concierge can answer any question you may have.

Sierra Place

Welcome to Sierra Place Senior Living!

  •  1111 West College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89703
  • Independent Retirement Living and Assisted Living
  • Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes
  • Three meals daily
  • Housekeeping
  • Full activities calendar

Carson Plaza

Award-Winning Senior Living

  •  2120 E Long, Carson City, NV 89706
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.

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