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Don’t Wait Until You’re Retired to Enjoy Your Dream Retirement Lifestyle

A senior couple make a fresh meal together

Working hard earns you the right to play hard, too. When you have no plans to slow down your professional life but the perks of a retirement lifestyle start beckoning, you may wonder if it’s possible to embrace the best of both worlds. Can you still work and live in a senior living community? We’re here to tell you: Absolutely, yes!

Moving into a senior living condo sooner than later allows you to enjoy a retirement lifestyle before you fully retire from the working world. Working past the typical retirement age may mean pursuing your life passion or simply filling your free time with a job you enjoy. Either way, you can start living a more carefree lifestyle  while still holding down a full- or part-time job or even running your own business.

A Generation Committed to Work

Many of today’s seniors find great joy and fulfillment in their jobs. In fact, Baby Boomers are staying in the workforce longer than any generation before them. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects nearly a quarter of seniors to be working or actively looking for work by 2028 — a 50% increase over 1998, when less than 12% of seniors played an active role in the U.S. workforce.

There are plenty of reasons that motivate this generation to keep working past the typical retirement age. It’s not just to banish boredom (although some do say that’s a factor). Practical considerations like having more disposable income for a comfortable retirement, a desire to feel useful, interaction with others, the chance to keep learning, and following their dreams are all strong incentives to continue working until — and even beyond — traditional retirement ages. They’re the same reasons you’ll find some seniors working after 70, long after Social Security benefits and other retirement-based income sources are accessible.

Luxury Living off the Clock

Fortunately, thanks to a growing number of condominium communities for older adults, , like The Peninsula Regent in San Mateo, you don’t have to hang up your hat to start enjoying the benefits of a luxury senior living lifestyle. 

After a long day of work, you can take advantage of The Regent’s services and amenities that are designed to give you the freedom to pursue life on your terms:

  • You won’t have to worry about throwing together a meal when you’re ready to unwind. Thanks to a flexible dining program, you can choose from a variety of on-site dining options, including an elegant dining room, a casual bistro, room service and takeout.
  • Your weekends are your own to enjoy without the burden of chores, since our hassle-free lifestyle includes weekly housekeeping and linen service.
  • Our spacious floor plans are designed with entertaining in mind, and we make hosting guests even easier by helping you prepare your home for special events.
  • Making wellness a priority while managing a career isn’t always easy. Our indoor pool and spa, fitness classes, and personal trainers help you practice self-care so you’re ready to tackle whatever comes your way.
  • A full social calendar means you’ll always have a way to unwind and make new friends, whether you’re stopping in for a weekly wine tasting or joining a group for an excursion to the symphony or a local sporting event.

Find a Senior Condo That Suits You

If you’re ready to enjoy resort-like amenities while working past the typical retirement age, The Regent could be your perfect answer. Members enjoy a fantastic lifestyle in this San Mateo community — one of the best places to retire in the Bay Area. Contact us to leave daily hassles behind and get a jump start on the playful senior lifestyle you’ve earned.