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Top 6 Benefits of Independent Living at Woodland Pond

Today’s senior living options go so much further than the nursing homes of yesterday. Senior independent living especially is made for active adults who want to enjoy their retirement years without the hassles of home maintenance or other chores. Woodland Pond at New Paltz is designed to enhance your quality of life, from the location to the amenities to the endless activities and socialization options, you can craft your own version of the perfect retirement.

Nestled in the Hudson Valley, Woodland Pond is in the heart of truly beautiful scenery. There are miles of scenic trails to explore in the Shawangunk Mountain foothills, including the Hudson Valley Greenway Trail, which is part of the Empire State Trail, and spans the 9 miles between New Paltz and Lloyd, New York. At Woodland Pond, you’re just a short drive from the coast or a train ride to New York City.


One of the best parts of independent living facilities is the wellness-enhanced amenities. Woodland Pond offers gourmet dining, 24/7 fitness center, heated indoor pool and Whirlpool spa tub, game room, library, woodshop, hiking trails, concierge desk, housekeeping and linen services, and more.

Floorplans for a variety of lifestyles
Whether you’re joining the community on your own or as part of a couple, Woodland Pond has the right floor plan to make you comfortable, safe and secure. You can even customize and upgrade your Woodland Pond home as desired. All the residences include modern kitchens, private balcony or patio, central heating and cooling, washer and dryer, onsite storage unit, and an in-home emergency response system. Our comfortable apartments come in one- and two-bedroom options, while the spacious cottages offer all the amenities of the apartments plus an attached garage.

An active community
At Woodland Pond, you’ll join a vibrant community of peers who want to enjoy this next stage of life as much as you do. Take part in continuing education through the Lifetime Learning Institute, join the walking club and enjoy the outdoors, engage in spirited debate at the political forum, or find inner peace through spiritual and religious programs. With all the options available, you’re sure to find others with similar interests.

Fitness and wellness
The team at Woodland Pond knows that staying healthy is key to living a fulfilling life. We take a whole-person approach to health care, helping you stay fit in both mind and body. We can help you maintain or create a fitness plan that takes advantage of our many fitness facilities. Join a club or class to get fit with your peers, make use of massage therapy, visit the Wellness Registered Nurse or further your education with a health and wellness lecture. From a full schedule of high-, low- and no-impact classes to comprehensive health and wellness programs, you’ll never run out of options for getting and staying fit.

Options to fit your future needs
When considering different senior residential communities, you also want to consider what comes next. While at 62 you’re likely still active and independent, as you get older your needs may change. As a Continuing Care Retirement Community, Woodland Pond also offers Lifecare. Lifecare is considered the gold standard senior living health care contract that guarantees unlimited, on-site long-term health care services with private accommodations for as long as needed. If you select the Lifecare option, you know you’ll be taken care of for life with a predictable monthly service fee. If your needs ever change, Woodland Pond has assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing care available on campus, meaning you can stay in the community you’ve come to know and love.

Make these benefits yours
If you’re ready to start enjoying your best retirement, consider making the move to Woodland Pond at New Paltz. Our great amenities and caring community are ready to welcome you. Get in touch and schedule a tour today. Ask about our Future Resident Program and learn how you can enjoy full access to our community while waiting for your new home.

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