A Guide to Quality Living in Our Central Florida Retirement Community

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We know that when you’re looking for first-rate central Florida retirement communities you have a lot of requirements on your checklist. Not only are housing and health necessities a factor in your decision, but so are amenities, activities, location and ease of travel.

Luckily, Water’s Edge of Lake Wales offers premier senior living situated in a vibrant, active community. We do all we can to make sure your golden years are as fulfilling as possible, and if you come to stay with us you’ll see why Water’s Edge is the best retirement community in central Florida.

Below, you’ll find a handy guide to everything Water’s Edge offers. Keep reading, because there’s so much we can do for you and your loved ones.

Continuum of Care

Without a doubt, one of the chief concerns we face as we age is our health. We want to stay active and healthy, but we also know that circumstances can change.

When deciding upon a retirement community, our wellbeing is vital to our decision, which is why proper health care services are so important. At Water’s Edge, we offer a continuum of care to our residents, giving them access to different stages of health care as they are needed.

Most guests initially enjoy independent living with only minimal help from our staff, but if and when the time comes, assisted living and memory care services are available. With these services, our staff takes a more active role in daily care and oversight and ensures residents are safe and content.

Residency Options

Following health necessities, where you’ll be living is obviously a principal concern. Water’s Edge strives to be the premier central Florida retirement community and that is reflected in our choice of living arrangements.

As a resident here, you’ll be able to choose from these rooming options:

  • Studio apartments
  • One-bedroom apartments
  • One-bedroom apartments with den
  • Two-bedrooms apartments
  • Two-bedroom Senior Villas
  • Two-bedroom Senior Villas with den designs

These beautiful, contemporary apartments feature stainless steel fixtures, 9-foot ceilings, covered parking, and patios/balconies. 

Wealth of Activities

Lake Wales provides hundreds of exciting activities for the entire family, both in the city and in the surrounding area, making Water’s Edge the ideal choice among other Winter Haven and Lakeland, FL retirement communities.

But you don’t need to go far to find great things to do! Water’s Edge offers a full slate of events, amenities, programs and facilities all designed to make your retirement years as fulfilling as possible.

Residents love our:

  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Movie theatre
  • Barber shop and salon
  • Modern fitness center
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Wellness classes

And best yet, not only does our central Florida retirement community come jam-packed with activities, but the greater Lake Wales area is host to hundreds of terrific hotspots. Get ready to explore!

State Parks

Lovers of the great outdoors will be glad to hear that the Lake Wales area is surrounded by numerous state parks and dozens of lakes. You’ll never tire of all the fishing, hiking, kayaking and camping.

Of particular note is the Kissimmee Lake State Park. Located just east of the Lake Wales city limits, the park offers RV, youth and private camping, boating & canoeing, and walking trails among many other fun activities.

Bok Tower Gardens

Another notable site in the Lake Wales area is the famed Bok Tower Gardens. Built in 1927, this National Historic Landmark is home to a 250-acre garden bursting with native flora, the beauteous Singing Tower and a bird sanctuary featuring more than 100 species.

The Gardens, renowned throughout Florida, are known as a serene location for contemplation and relaxation. However, throughout the year, jazz and orchestral concerts are also held, serving as the perfect complement to the elegant surroundings.

Fun in the Sun

Continuing the outdoor theme, our proximity to Florida’s beaches is a blessing to any resident thinking of joining Water’s Edge of Lake Wales.

With only an hour-and-a-half drive east to the Atlantic Ocean, and better still, just over an hour west to Tampa and the Gulf of Mexico, our central Florida retirement community puts you in the perfect location for ocean fun, from swimming to tanning to beachcombing and more.

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Arts & Leisure

Another wonderful aspect of choosing a retirement community near Winter Haven and Lakeland, Florida is getting the added benefits that all those communities have to offer.

In addition to the terrific events hosted by the Lake Wales Arts Council, Winter Haven and Lakeland boast numerous arts spaces, theatres and museums, with perhaps the historic Polk Theatre being the crown jewel.

Also, sports fans will love that the Detroit Tigers call Lakeland home for their spring training. Make sure to swing by to see some great major-league action.

Fun for the Whole Family

Not only will Lake Wales provide you with lots of adult activities to enjoy, but there are plenty of things to do with the kids and grandkids.

By choosing a retirement community near Winter Haven, FL, you’ll be able to jet over to Legoland with ease, a premier theme park with all kinds of toys, rides and shows for kids of all ages.

With Disney World and Busch Gardens each only an hour away as well, you know it won’t be difficult to keep the little ones busy and happy.

The Best Among Central Florida Retirement Communities

If you’d like to hear more about why Water’s Edge of Lake Wales is the perfect choice among Lake Wales, Lakeland and Winter Haven retirement communities, reach out to us today.

We’ll be more than happy to provide further information - we hope to see you soon!