Senior Citizen Homes, The Lifestyle and Living in Las Vegas
Are you looking at senior citizen homes for sale? Active Adult Lifestyle cannot be better! Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas 55+ Communities are thriving. Visualize what type of retirement lifestyle you want and then see Las Vegas.
Many people choose to retire and/or live in Las Vegas because it’s different than anywhere else in the U.S. It’s fun, and there’s always something to do. Friends and family want to visit you. As a result of choosing a fun place to live, you don’t have to sit indoors and chat when they’re with you.
Move to any of the 3 cities in the Las Vegas Valley and enjoy an active adult lifestyle. Enjoy years of freedom and adventures. Life within active senior citizen homes’ neighborhoods is peaceful when you want it to be and fun when you want it to be. 55+ communities are designed to allow you to be safe.
You’ll avoid the hustle and bustle of a normal neighborhood while making friends with people your age who also relocated to enjoy life. Nevada’s tax structure, no natural disasters, and 300+ sunny days a year are also enticing!. Senior citizen homes are also designed for the eventuality of aging.
Senior Citizen Living is a Great Thing in Las Vegas!
Over 33% of Las Vegas residents are over 55, and living in a 55+ community is usually less expensive. Additionally, senior citizen neighborhoods have many attractive features. These 55+ communities are filled with lovely homes and townhouses. With senior citizen homes starting in the low $200,000s, many retirees are able to pay cash for their houses.
Furthermore, you’ll find activities specifically designed for senior citizens. Enjoy a round of golf, hiking or trails, or in the mountains. Staying at home or visiting neighbors is always an option too. Walking around the neighborhood and visiting the community centers are enjoyable activities. Many of these centers have a restaurant, some with spectacular views or the city or golf.
It seems to me like communities with senior citizen homes are filled with people who want to assist when you need it. There are groups that look in on others, and people generously share community, medical, and city information. The nice thing is that you have a choice of what to do every day. As a result of living in a climate with continuous blue skies and only 4 inches of rain a year, people have more energy and feel better.
Why Seniors Like Homes In Las Vegas:
- Affordability – there’s only a low monthly payment.
- NO State Income Tax- give yourself a raise!
- NO Inheritance tax- more money for the kids later or more money for you to spend!
- Low energy costs 9 months a year – adds to a lower cost of living.
- Minimal care landscaping- low watering and environmentally friendly yards,
- Active Adult and 55+ Communities are beautiful! Lovely landscaping and golf course greenery.
- Community pools, classes, and recreation facilities, activities, and trips.
- Volunteer programs that assist with medical care and transportation.
- Friendly neighbors – most are relocated too.
- Casino fun and inexpensive movies and food.
- Cheapest airfares in the country for flights out of and into Las Vegas.
- Restaurants and shows- celebrate or see your favorite entertainers.
- Good quality, newer, and convenient medical facilities.
- Dry, sunny weather and lack of natural disasters.
- Only an occasional trace of snow flurries.
- Hot days are for AC and valet parking.
- The Entertainment Capital of the World is 15 minutes away.
- Local casino meals, free transportation, entertainment, giveaways, and incentives.
Besides the activities or clubs at a community’s clubhouse, there are adventures, entertainment with discounted prices, and even freebies. Going to the casino on Senior Day is a social event! I see people greeting friends all over the buffet at lunch on Senior Day. Meet-up.com has a list of groups, and they get together for eating, drinking, playing games, hiking, having lunch, speaking French, movies, etc. We meet many great people at Meet-up groups. My favorite group is Genuine Girlfriends- look them up!
If you ever need public transportation, the entire valley has a great bus system- RTC of Southern Nevada. Besides Paratransit, RTC implemented a new program to pick up people from their homes and take riders to nearby stores. They charge $.50 per ride. Currently, each community and area has a 7-hour time slot on a pre-assigned day of the week. On the RTC’s website, in the Paratransit and Accessibility section, there is a list of the Las Vegas Valley’s community medical assistance transportation programs.
In addition to the above, RTC has free parking at their terminal by the airport, where you can park for 7 days and take the bus to and from the airport for $2 in each direction. Conveniently, buses arrive every 15 minutes except during the middle of the night when they come every 30 minutes. Also, there are roving security patrols for your vehicles.
Of course, there are plenty of taxis, Uber, and Lyft rides available. Casinos have buses that go to 55+ communities to bring you to their hotel/casino. Hotels/casinos with multiple locations have buses that go between them for you to use.
Casino Senior Citizen Days and Deals
There are activities! Most casinos consider a Senior Citizen to be 50+, not 55+. We took advantage of that when we turned 50! In larger 55+ Communities, some casinos have scheduled buses to pick up residents at a scheduled time. Go with a group or meet friends for the $5 buffet lunch at the local casino. Casino movie theatres offer $4 and $5 movies during the day on Senior Day. Enjoy a $5 buffet, free slot tournaments, $3 Bingo, and random drawings every 20 minutes just for going in.
Age Restricted Housing
Las Vegas is small enough that you’ll start seeing people you recognize at the grocery store, clubhouse, and the casino very quickly. Living in a 55+ community means that one resident of the household is 55 or over. Each neighborhood has different rules regarding cut-off dates and underage visitors. Children may be there for only a certain number of days a year. Sometimes they may not be allowed in a specific pool or area. All facilities and homes are for both active and inactive adults. Medical is close to all communities.
Senior Citizen Homes are designed for older people with safety and ease as big factors. Houses are one-level, often with tile flooring in all walkways. Every home will feature a walk-in shower with a seat built-in in the Main Bath. The secondary bath has a bathtub, and both bathrooms have grab bars. There are light switches to flip to have a guard come by or call 911 throughout the home.
Home Features For Seniors
Door handles in Age-Restricted Communities are levers, not knobs. Light switches are the rocker kind, which is much easier. Everything in these houses is thought out and designed for your safety. The goal is to ease the challenges of getting older, keeping people independent longer. Most homes have 2-3 bedrooms plus a bonus room that can be an office, a craft room, sewing room, or a laundry room. Some homes are 4-5 bedrooms, but not many.
Garages will have one or two parking spots. Homes in golf communities have room for a golf cart or extra storage. Depending on which community you choose, golf carts can be primary transportation. Many people use their golf carts to go everywhere, including the grocery store.
Desert landscaping is low-maintenance, and if you buy a townhouse, the gardener is provided. Communities are guard-gated or patrolled for additional safety. Roving patrols look for blinking alert lights and will do vacation checks for you. Senior Communities are known to be safe places to walk, and people look out for each other. Buying a senior citizen home in Las Vegas, Henderson, or North Las Vegas might be right for you- let us know!
Recently, a trend is luxury townhouses with elevators. There are 13 new construction communities selling senior citizen homes in Las Vegas. Amenities in smaller, more expensive communities tend to be luxurious, and valets may be included in your homeowner dues. Let us show you all of your options.
Deciding Where to Live
When we have our first appointment if you are unsure of where you’d like to live, let us show you. With at least 15 different 55+ communities in the valley, during our first appointment we can give you our “Area of Town Tour.” ere you’d like to live, we give our clients an “area of town tour.” With at least 15 different 55+ communities within a 134 square mile valley, if you are unsure of which area is right for you, we educate you before looking at specific homes. f you are unsure of which area is right for you, we educate you before looking at specific homes.
After you choose an area or community, we look at homes.
Besides square footage and home features, the price will vary considerably in each community. The age of the home will dictate the architectural style and smart home features. If you know which area you’d like to live in, we still tell you what we know about the communities and can get started immediately.
This information page provided to you by Terri Grosse. My husband/partner Kurt and I have been a top-producing Las Vegas Valley real estate team since the mid-1990s. Besides Kurt being a Realtor, he was a Nevada (P.E., C.E.) Building Engineer for 10+ years. With how quickly homes are built in Southern Nevada, his services are invaluable with both new and resale homes. I call him “The Protector” because that’s what he does.
See our About Us page to learn more about both of us. We work as a true team using our knowledge and skill to make your transition easier. Always feel free to call us with any questions you have or to schedule a housing appointment- 702-750-7599.
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Click the links below to educate you about prices and possibly find homes you want to see. If at any time you’d like us to help you or have us do a specific search for you, just email or call us. For condominiums, patio homes, and homes not in age-restricted neighborhoods, click on the city pages below and there are also hundreds of additional pre-set home searches.
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At any time we’d be happy to assist you. As full-service Realtors, we can save you time and assist with anything you need. Call us with any questions or to make an appointment today. 702-750-7599.
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You might consider living in a Southern Nevada City where you’ll still be able to enjoy our sunny, dry climate, wonderful tax benefits, the fun of food and entertainment but in a smaller population. See information about each of the Southern Nevada towns below along with home searches to give you an idea of pricing. The search results below are will not be exclusive to “Age Restricted” communities. Link to our 16 Southern Nevada Cities information page also with searches.
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