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Most people think of retirement communities as a place to enjoy social activities, take group trips to local and national destinations, and spend time socializing with neighbors. We picture an environment full of outgoing seniors joyfully engaged with life.
But what happens to older adults who are introverted but also interested in moving to a senior community?
For those seniors, the idea of being forced to socialize may prevent them from moving. For extroverted older adults, being surrounded by friends is energizing and fun. But for introverts, it can feel overwhelming.
If the fear of losing privacy is keeping you or a senior loved one from moving to a senior living community, here’s what you should know.
Helping an Introvert Enjoy Life at a Senior Living Community
Our final suggestion is to carefully plan for the transition. While it might take a little more time, it can help reduce stress and anxiety. “Helping an Older Adult Manage Pre-Move Anxiety” offers tips to help!