Top Amenities to Look for when Choosing an Independent Living Community


For many seniors in search of the ideal independent living lifestyle, they’re looking for a community that does more than meet their basic needs. They’ve worked hard their whole lives, and now they’re ready to enjoy the best part! They’re ready for a senior living lifestyle marked by comfort and convenience, not to mention elements of choice, casual elegance and comfortable luxury.

“At amavida, we’ve designed what we believe our residents will consider the ideal in independent senior living,” says Kris Svetliak the AED at at amavida, a senior living community located in Fort Myers, Florida. “For us, exemplary community living requires distinctive amenities that allow residents to explore, grow and continue pursuing the parts of life they love the most. Our community features resort-style amenities and services that don’t just meet residents’ needs – they exceed their expectations.”

When considering the many features offered at independent living communities, one should consider how it will enhance their quality of life. A true benefit should enrich your well-being: physical health, social life, emotional wellness, intellect and creativity.

  1. Housing Choices – Senior living communities can differ greatly in their physical appearance and design. There are many choices and options that match various personalities and preferences. Consider design and function of the space, not only of your apartment, condo or cottage but also of the larger community campus.
  2. Multiple Dining Venues – While a dining room may generally satisfy most residents, it’s also nice to have options. Multiple dining venues allow for more choices to meet individual preferences and varied social gathering spaces.
  3. A Place to Get Pampered – Let’s never underestimate the luxury of an on-site spa, barber or salon. 
  4. Health & Wellness Facilities – Physical exercise is a vital part of any healthy senior lifestyle. Fitness centers, swimming pools, exercise classes and therapy services are all excellent amenities for seniors to take advantage. Amavida includes; walking trails and putting greens, tennis, pickle ball, basketball and bocce ball courts for those who enjoy exercising outdoors.
  5. Creative Spaces – For many, retirement is an exciting opportunity to take up a beloved hobby full-time or finally learn a new skill. Art studios and classes, workshops, and on-site theaters not only allow residents to pursue their own creativity, but help to connect them to other masters in the field.

a love for life

Welcome to amavida, a 32-acre, resort-style senior living community in Fort Myers, Florida, designed for those who have a love for life. From maintenance-free cottage residences and apartment homes to exceptional amenities, amavida is a place to revel in an active, carefree and meaningful lifestyle! Offering independent living, assisted living and memory care.

aspire to more

amavida and its services, amenities and programming have been meticulously designed to positively impact the lives of seniors. The flagship senior living community of developer Quadrum Global, amavida disrupts any commonly held beliefs about aging. This community embodies a carefree, youthful spirit that so many seniors still feel!

For seniors who aspire to more adventure, amavida shares their zestful spirit and creates space for endless possibilities.

Keep moving forward. Call us today to learn more about the community that’s changing the status quo of senior living. 239.895.9191