Why are so many retirees choosing to relocate to Mount Joy independent living communities? The Lancaster area offers plenty of big-town amenities with a small-town feel, the perfect place to make the most out of life. Lancaster, PA senior living offers it all.

Mount Joy is nested in the Lancaster region, close to major interstates, making it easy for loved ones to visit and you to experience the big city life that’s close by. Mount Joy Country Homes rests in the perfect suburban, small town setting near downtown Lancasterlocation just outside of the city. Residents like to refer to the lifestyle of this growing 55+ community as simply good living. With its affordable entrance and monthly fees many refer to it as one of the best 55+ adult community in the Lancaster, PA area.  

The Mount Joy Area Offers Plenty Of Fun For Older Adults

Mount Joy is home to many older adults. In 2010, 7,410 people called the borough home. Of that group, 13.6 percent were over the age of 65. Whatever your interests, you’ll find plenty to do in Mount Joy. From fine Italian dining to relaxed pub-style eating, there’s a restaurant for every palate. If you are looking for a culturally enriched town, you won’t be disappointed with this area. It’s home to artisan shops, small galleries and fun museums, including:  

  • Lilys and Lace Boutique — Shop for baby, kids and women apparel and accessories in this hand-curated collection of one-of-a-kind pieces.
  • As the Crow Flies — Nestled on Main Street in Mount Joy in a quaint 1850s brick townhouse, this unique shop features primitive and country home décor and gifts.
  • Hobday's Artwork And Company — Located in a gorgeous old building, this art gallery features the works for five local artists and has pieces for sale.
  • National Watch & Clock Museum — Take a chronological tour through the history of timekeeping in this 12,000-plus piece exhibit that spans the centuries as well as the cultures. You’ll see rare clocks, watches, tools and more from early America, as well as Japan, Russia, Germany, France and more.
  • Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum — Experience what 18th- and 19th-century village and farm life were in Lancaster County. From classes such as tinsmithing to touring this “living history” village — the largest in the nation — you’ll have plenty to enjoy.
  • Lancaster Marionette Theatre — Take in a one-of-a-kind show in a gorgeous theater. It’s the perfect place to take the grandkids!
 In addition to the many fun activities to do in this quaint area, you can also gather with others who have like-minded interests. Mount Joy has many civic groups, including Freemasons, VFW, Rotary Club, Kiwanis, and the Nights of Columbus.  

Should I Move To A Retirement Community In Mount Joy?

What does your future look like? Do you envision a lifestyle that includes trying new hobbies, creating new friendships and exploring new opportunities? As you think about your next chapter in life, you want to choose a place where you can live your life to the fullest. Your new home should be easy to get to for your loved ones, while offering you everything you could want.

By choosing to relocate to a Mount Joy, PA senior living community such as Mount Joy Country Homes, you’ll enjoy peace of mind. By setting your roots in a retirement community everyday living becomes more simple. Plus, this maintenance free community offers additional services from housekeeping to rehab if the need arises, you’ll be in the perfect place to get support. You’ll also rest easier knowing you didn’t leave decisions like these to your loved ones. You’ve taken the steps now to plan for the future, so they don’t have to.

Lancaster independent living communities give you the opportunity to live your best life, one with fulfilling social connections. You’ll create lasting bonds with friends and neighbors that bring countless rewards.  

Mount Joy Senior Living Is Better At Mount Joy COUNTRY Homes

As a resident of Mount Joy Homes — a premier 55+ adult community in Mount Joy, PA you’ll enjoy the peace of mind of knowing you are part of Messiah Lifeways, which offers a network of options for everyone 55 and better. When needs arise, residents can access the following services right on campus:  

  • Maintenance-free living — Enjoy your own home without the work and stress that comes with it.
  • Messiah Lifeways At Home: Offering housekeeping, meal preparation, errands, pet care, medication reminders, transportation and much more.
  • Messiah Lifeways Rehab: Offering physical, speech, and occupational therapy to residents in their homes.
  • Priority Access: Mount Joy Country Homes’ residents enjoy priority access to Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village, located in Mechanicsburg, PA. Residents who are financially qualify are the first, after Messiah Village residents, to gain access to nursing and personal care.
  • Fun activities — Right on campus, you’ll find there is plenty to do. Neighbors regularly get together for Monday Coffee Group, resident-run activities, an annual picnic, group trips and a yearly resident dinner. You can flex your creative muscles with life story writing and cooking classes. Stay active by working out in the fitness center or joining a shuffleboard league.

Ready To Begin Your Best Life? Today Is the Day to Start The Process Of Becoming A Mount Joy Country Homes Resident

Today is the perfect day to get started on one of the best that Lancaster senior living has to offer. Simply submit your application for residency. You can print it, fill it out, then fax, mail, email or hand-deliver it to us.

We also recommend you schedule a visit to tour our beautiful campus. You’ll get an up-close look at all of the opportunities available, and you can speak with other residents about their experiences in this beautiful 55+ retirement community.

After we review your application, we’ll be in touch to go over all the details. From changing your address to transferring your prescriptions, we’ll walk with you every step of the way. Together, we’ll ensure your best future.


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