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9 Reasons Older Adults Benefit From a Winter Stay

As the winter season continues, many older adults may find themselves facing the challenges of colder weather, isolation, and the desire for a change of scenery. At Holland Farms, Norwalk’s newest senior living community, we have the perfect solution to make the winter season enjoyable and worry-free for seniors. Our Winter Stay promotion is a special offering exclusive to Holland Farms, and it’s designed to provide peace of mind and exceptional experiences for those considering senior living in Norwalk. Whether you’re looking for carefree living, memory care, or assisted living, here are 9 reasons why older adults can benefit from a winter stay at our community.

#1.) Expert Care and Safety

First and foremost, many seniors look forward to spending the winter in a safe and welcoming environment. Holland Farms boasts a warm and safe home with a caring, expert staff dedicated to the well-being of our residents. You or your loved one will be in good hands, and you can enjoy the winter season without any concerns about safety or isolation.

#2.) Delicious and Nutritious Meals

At Holland Farms, we understand the importance of delicious and nutritious meals as a cornerstone of a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle. Our dining services are designed to provide seniors with not just great food, but also the numerous benefits that come with a well-curated nutrition plan.

Our in-house chef is dedicated to preparing delicious meals using high-quality ingredients. We take pride in offering a diverse menu that caters to various tastes and dietary preferences, ensuring every meal is a delightful culinary experience.

#3.) Relax With On-Site Amenities

At Holland Farms, we take pride in providing a wealth of on-site amenities and services that make your stay truly exceptional. Here’s a closer look at some of the luxurious features you can enjoy during your winter stay:

In-House Salon

Treat yourself to some pampering at our in-house salon. Our professional staff can take care of your hair care needs and provide manicure and pedicure appointments, allowing you to look and feel your best.

Parkview Pub

Our Parkview Pub is the perfect place to unwind and socialize with friends and fellow residents. Featuring a cozy fireplace and a sunroom with breathtaking views of the valley, it’s a welcoming spot for relaxed conversations and warm moments.

Community Rooms

Holland Farms offers various community rooms for special programs, movie nights, classes, chapel services, daily activities, and casual get-togethers. These spaces provide a hub for socializing, learning, and connecting with your neighbors.

In-House TV Channel

Stay informed and engaged with our in-house TV channel, which provides daily event information, menus, and more. You’ll always be in the loop about the exciting activities and events happening within our community.

Community Library

For book enthusiasts, our community library offers a tranquil space to immerse yourself in your favorite literature. Whether you enjoy reading alone or participating in a book club, our library caters to your literary preferences.

Complimentary Cable TV and Wireless Internet

Stay connected with loved ones and stay entertained with our complimentary cable TV and wireless internet services. Stream your favorite shows, video call your family, or simply surf the web from the comfort of your apartment.

#4.) Life-Enriching Activities and Outings

Our community provides life-enriching activities, outings, free local transportation, and a variety of social opportunities. Engage in activities that bring joy, foster new friendships, and keep you mentally and physically active.

A couple playing in the snow outside of the senior living in Norwalk

#5.) Round-the-Clock Staff

Our round-the-clock staff is available to provide personal care, including help with medication management, bathing, dressing, and much more. You’ll receive the support you need when you need it.

#6.) No Long-Term Commitment

Have you been considering senior living in Norwalk but weren’t sure if it would be a good fit for you? The Winter Stay at Holland Farms offers the opportunity to try senior living with no long-term commitment. It’s a great way to experience our community and try on senior living for size.

#7.) Participate in Our Life Enrichment Program

Above all, what truly sets Holland Farms apart is our commitment to making the most of living each day. We believe in celebrating healthy aging through our robust activity program. Every day presents an opportunity for growth, fulfillment, and fun. Whether you’re in Carefree Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care, life enrichment is a major part of our community.

#8.) Focus On Your Mental Health

As the winter season sets in, it’s important to recognize that some seniors may struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or simply experience feelings of isolation and loneliness due to the colder weather. At Holland Farms, we understand the significance of prioritizing mental well-being, and our senior living community provides a supportive environment for connecting and fostering mental health during the winter stay.

#9.) Foster Lasting Social Connections

One of the primary benefits of residing in a senior living community is the opportunity to connect with peers and build meaningful relationships. Winter can be isolating for older adults, but at Holland Farms, you’ll find a close-knit community of residents who share common interests and experiences, providing companionship and emotional support.

Extended Promotion

Did you miss out on this excellent promotion earlier this season? If so, we have good news! Holland Farms’ Winter Stay offer has been extended. Those who place a deposit before February 29, 2024, can stay for three months and get the fourth month of base rent for free, including the cost of moving your bedroom furniture.

Join Our Senior Living in Norwalk

If you’re considering a winter stay for yourself or a loved one and want to experience senior living in Norwalk at its best, Holland Farms is the place to be. Our gorgeous community is conveniently located in Norwalk, IA, offering beautiful surroundings and easy access to walking trails, Elizabeth Holland Park, and picturesque views of the Echo Valley Country Club and the Des Moines skyline.

Contact us today to learn more about our Winter Stay promotion, our senior living options, and to schedule a tour of our community. At Holland Farms, we’re dedicated to providing older adults with the comfort, care, and vibrant lifestyle they deserve during the winter season and beyond.