The Needs of an Over 55 Community:

The Needs of an Over 55 Community:

Sun City Carolina Lakes offers a unique space for an active lifestyle. Encouraging your neighbor to use the available resources will be more supportive than performing the task yourself. 

Sun City Carolina Lakes offers:

  • Social and recreational opportunities allowing for evolving interests and activities: Questions to ASK?
  • Still interested or able to align with the community’s offerings?
  • Does the community meet your evolving lifestyle needs?
  • Are you an active part of the community?
  • Are you able to function independently?
  • Do you have local/family support?

Encourage neighbors to know the resources that are available:

  • Fresh cooked meals can be delivered to your door, not just meals on wheels.
  • Laundry can be picked up and delivered
  • Long Term Care
  • Housekeeping services (Home Care)
  • Household management services (Home Health Care)
  • Bill paying services ( Elder Options)
  • Visiting doctors SC MD’s Making House Calls
  • Transportation LAR’S   / Jim & Sue Ceparski SCCL
  • Grocery Delivery
  • Advocates who can locate and manage all of the above tasks for them. Scot Tenenbrock Elder Options

B. Health and Accessibility:

  • Declining Physical Health: If an individual’s physical health deteriorates to a point where they require more specialized care and assistance, they will need resources that are available locally   
  • Cognitive Decline: Individuals experiencing cognitive decline, may face safety risks in independent living. Memory loss, confusion, and an increased likelihood of accidents can make it necessary for them to transition to a setting with dedicated memory care and supervision.
  • Limited Mobility: If someone’s mobility becomes significantly restricted, independent living may no longer meet their needs.
  • Social Isolation: Loneliness and social isolation will negatively impact a person’s mental and physical well-being, due to perceived limited social opportunities or lack of support.
  • Lack of Familial Support: Some individuals may find that independent living is no longer suitable, often from having adult children place them in SCCL


Do NOT get involved in paying bills.

CONSISTANTLY ACKNOWLEDGE your concerns to family.

BE SPECIFIC regarding, mobility issues, difficulties managing household tasks, and safety concerns.

ALWAYS communicate these in a respectful manner.

Do NOT work on contracts (Comporium or Spectrum)

DO refer the needs of outside help to professionals.

CHOOSE an appropriate time and place.

DO NOT wait for emergency situation

OFFER Professionals to introduce the SOLUTIONS.

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                   


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