Senior Living Guide for Married Couples

Making the decision to move into a senior living community can be daunting for anyone, married couples have an extra set of concerns to think about. This guide is designed to help couples understand the changes that come with aging and a true meaning of Growing Old Together.

We’ll cover everything from choosing the right community, like Pomeroy Living and adjusting to life there.  Couples will feel confident that their loved one’s retirement years will be enjoyable and stress-free!

The first step in your search for a senior living community should be to get a clear understanding of what you are looking for. This guide will explore different options and help elderly couples identify what is important.

How will senior living help couples stay together?

One benefit for couples being a part of a senior living community, can help couples maintain their relationship as they grow older. This is because residents living in senior communities are invited to take advantage of the many opportunities. For example, they will meet other couples living within the senior living community, such as a Pomeroy Living community. Couples enjoy educational activities, guest speakers, book clubs, musical entertainment, and let’s not forget Happy Hour. Residents have an opportunity to attend scheduled group outings to scenic and tourist destinations. Couples find that they have more free time to spend together when they no longer need to work or maintain a household.

Another benefit of senior living is that it provides support services and amenities that can facilitate socializing and create a sense of community among residents. For example, many senior living communities like Pomeroy Living offer transportation services, so couples who cannot drive themselves will be able to go out together more often. The focus here is providing resources to couples allowing them to stay active and stay socially engaging.

Many senior living communities like Pomeroy Living offer limited services such as housekeeping, personal care, and offer meal programs. This is a solution to meet the needs of both loved ones in this partnership.

Overall, senior living can be an excellent choice for couples who want to stay connected and have quality of life as they age. Whether you are looking for a retirement community or assisted living community, there will likely be plenty of opportunities for your elderly loved ones to spend quality time with their partner and make memories that last a lifetime. Senior Living offers a solution for couples in their senior years to stay together and continue the relationship they have shared for so many years. This can be an improvement in the quality of life for elderly couples!

How to choose the right senior living community?

Residents of a senior living community are entitled to certain rights and privileges that help them maintain their dignity and self-respect. For retirees to get the most out of their stay in senior communities, it is essential for seniors to be aware of these rights and how they can use them effectively.

One of the best ways to get information about different senior living communities is by talking to friends and family members who have experience using senior living communities.

The first step is to assess needs and preferences. Consider your loved one’s current health status, desired level of care and assistance, budget, and location preferences. Once you have a good understanding of these needs, you can begin to research different types of senior living communities like Pomeroy Living.

There are many factors to consider when choosing a senior living community. Some important factors include:

  • Level of care and assistance
  • Access to care by offering onsite services; nursing, physician, podiatry, physical therapy, Massage therapy, hair salon
  • Location preference
  • Budget
  • Amenities offered
  • Reputation and reviews

Researching different senior living communities like Pomeroy Living and taking the time to visit several of our campuses in person can help you find the right fit for your unique needs.


If you are married or have elderly married loved ones, it is vital to plan for this in their aging years. By planning, you can ensure that you and your spouse or your elderly loved ones will have the best possible experience together.

Pomeroy Living invites you to come see one our beautiful Pomeroy Living communities. We believe couples having a new focus, discovering new interests, and meeting new friends is truly what life is all about. To learn more about how elderly married couples can navigate senior living communities, contact Pomeroy Living or email us at

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Manda Ayoub

Manda is a nurse and a licensed nursing home Administrator in the state of Michigan. She has worked through all aspects of the post-acute healthcare industry, holding various positions including Infection Control Nurse, In-service Director, Quality Assurance Director, Risk Manager and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.