Some highly rated retirement homes for veterans include the Alliance Community for Retired Living, the Cove at Tavares Village, Renaissance Retirement Center and the Tremont, all located in Altamonte Springs, Florida, according to A Place For Mom. Additional highly rated home are Brookdale Island Lake and Horizon Bay Altamonte Springs.
The homes are entirely self-sustaining residences complete with restaurants, health care centers, retail establishments and recreational amenities, notes A Place For Mom. Residents of the retirement homes come from several states to be a part of the active, age-restricted adult villages. The homes draw retirees with the lure of free golf for life, warm weather and quality homes. A Place For Mom states that the homes appeal to mature adults because they offer an exciting lifestyle.
The home designs enables residents to have convenient and simple access to various amenities throughout the community, according to A Place For Mom. The developers of the retirement homes felt that to have an effective community, there should be a special place to socialize with neighbors and gather with friends. The homes offer free entertainment every night of the year. There is an assortment of hair salons, athletic clubs, cafes, movie theaters, restaurants and retail shops. Places of worship in the community include Jewish, Methodist, Protestant and Catholic services. The health centers offer diagnostics, medical testing, rehabilitation and treatment.