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    The Verandah Retirement Living in Lake Charles, LA

    Independent Retirement Living AND Caring Assisted Living!

    Start an exciting new chapter in your life at The Verandah. As Lake Charles’ premier senior retirement community, we offer both affordable Senior Living Starting at $2,700 (Independent Living) and $3,250 (Assisted Living). Our lovely location is in the beautiful neighborhood of Graywood, just minutes from shopping, restaurants, hospitals, and more. Whether you’re looking for an active senior community or searching for around-the-clock assistance for a loved one, The Verandah has it all.

    We also offer a seamless transition from Independent Living to Assisted Living and Memory Care for those residents requiring additional levels of care. More information on our brand new continuing care suites can be found here opens a new window.

    Choose Your Own Rent! Luxury Senior Apartments Pricing Ranging from $2,700 to $3,300

    I was very impressed with The Verandah. The rooms were nice...They had quite a few amenities...They had outings, card games, and craft rooms...The staff was very helpful.

    — Caring.com review

    Great customer service and love to use the pool when the weather is nice.

    — Al P.

    The Verandah Independent Living Photos


    The Verandah’s independent senior living community offers residents world-class services and amenities, including:

    To alleviate the stress involved with such a life-altering change, Sunshine Retirement Living Communities have partnered with trusted national moving company, northAmerican, to institute a senior-specific program that lessens the strain associated with moving. To learn more about this moving program, click here. opens a new window

    It’s easy to become spoiled with our 24/7 Dining Experience. We go beyond all-day dining so you can enjoy gourmet food prepared from the freshest ingredients by our Executive Chef and team of professionals any time of day or night. Since our quality of food and service must be experienced, we invite you to join us for lunch or dinner. Our chef is trained and happy to accommodate residents with dietary needs due to various health restrictions, such as gluten-free and sugar-free diets, and much more.

    Spend some quality time outdoors! Take a walk around our beautifully appointed grounds, relax with family and friends in our gorgeous courtyards for a BBQ, or enjoy fishing in one of our fishing ponds!

    We offer local transportation for shopping trips, doctor’s appointments, cultural events, and more. Now, thanks to our innovative partnership with Uber, we are able to offer on-call transportation and scheduled pickups for our residents at any time of day.

    Our full-service amenities include free WIFI throughout the community, front desk concierge service, weekly housekeeping, and on-call apartment maintenance. Your monthly rent includes all utilities (except cable).

    The Verandah boasts an amazing fitness center, plus our own hair salon, movie theater, art studio, tavern, library, computer center, and chapel.

    You’ll be busy every day with exercise classes, movies, day trips, games, and more.

    Join us at our private swimming pool and spa for fitness and relaxation!

    Why book a hotel when you can take advantage of our exclusive Travel Program? Our residents are encouraged to visit any of our communities. Food and Lodging are completely free! We have plenty of community activities you can participate in when you’re not touring the local sights.
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    Cats and dogs are always welcome at The Verandah.

    The Verandah is strictly no smoking for your continued good health.

    We have a referral bonus reserved just for you for every friend you refer to Sunshine. The more friends that move in, the more bonus’s you get!
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    We offer safe living with a caring and dedicated staff available to you 24/7, for complete peace of mind.

    Why get caught up in long-term contracts and big buy-ins? Trouble-free senior living means an easy month-to-month lease with Sunshine.

    We offer free community WiFi in most resident rooms and public areas. Stay connected with friends and family, keep up with world news, or learn a new skill with just the click of button with our high-speed internet access.

    Through Sunshine Retirement Living’s partnership with eHealth, residents can research, compare and enroll in Medicare insurance plans that cover their doctors and prescription drugs. Residents can shop online or speak to one of eHealth’s licensed insurance agents over the phone by calling 844-833-5901 (TTY 711) or explore options online – click here opens a new window. There is never a cost to speak to an agent, and you are under no obligation to enroll in a health plan. eHealth’s mission is to help people find coverage that works for their personal needs.

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    Resident Activities at The Verandah Independent Living

    Weekly Physical Activities


    – 9 :30am | Exercise (Multi-Purpose Room)

    Every Monday

    – 11:00am| Zumba (Multi-Purpose Room)

    Every Monday and Wednesday

    – 3:00pm| Workout w/ Cyndee (Wellness Center)

    Every Friday and Saturday

    – 10:00am| Walking Club (Assisted Living)

    Every Sunday

    – 4:00pm| Wii Bowling (Multi-Purpose Room)

    Weekly Intellectual Activities

    Every Monday

    – 10:30am | Wheel of Fortune
    – 1:00pm | Spanish Class

    Every Wednesday

    – 6:00pm | Bourre

    Every 2nd & 4th Thur

    – 1:30pm | Book Club

    Every Friday

    – 6:00pm | Poker

    Every Saturday

    – 2:00pm | Cards

    Every Saturday and Sunday

    – 1:30pm | Mexican Train

    Every Sunday

    – 2:00pm | News Updates w/Becky

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    learn more about our various daily activities: (337) 313-0162

    The Verandah – Independent Living and Alzheimers Care in Lake Charles

    5 Reasons Why The Verandah Exceeds Retirement Living Expectations

    Retirement is one of the times in life that everyone looks forward to. No longer having to be involved in the rat race and getting to live the life you want on the terms you choose is why we all work hard. However, there are choice to make when you retire. When it comes to Lake Charles retirement homes, that particular choice is easy – everyone chooses The Verandah. Senior living in Lake Charles is made easy and people find often that The Verandah does such an amazing job even their wildest expectations are exceeded.

    The Verandah’s attention to detail shows why it is the perfect option for retirement living. This Lake Charles LA senior living community is versatile nature. There are a wide variety of retirees with different interests who have a great life in this community. Lake Charles senior living is full of opportunity and comfort when the choice is the Verandah. Making the choice to join this Lake Charles senior community is quite easy when you see all the amenities and the location. Located in the vibrant Lake Charles community, there are lots of different activities to enjoy. Retirees are excited about all the different activities nearby. There are also plenty of options within the community as well, and this is why The Verandah is beloved by its many residents.

    There are many reasons why people love Lake Charles senior homes like The Verandah, here are five of them:

    Unmatched Amenities:

    Everything at The Verandah is about comfort. With the Lake Charles senior homes, you get the best of everything. From brand new appliances to floorplans designed with seniors in mind, The Verandah overlooks no detail in building comfort for residents. Even community programs are top notch as only the best local instructors are brought in to teach classes. Overall, it’s impossible to find greater amenities that are included – not an additional fee – in other senior living apartments Lake Charles

    Skilled, Attentive Staff:

    All inclusive senior living Lake Charles LA is exemplified by The Verandah. At this particular community, the staff goes out of its way to make sure all your expectations are met. From the best dining this side of New Orleans to arranging transportation to your favorite activities or doctor appointments, the Verandah is dedicated to making sure your time is spent doing what you want with minimal fuss. Furthermore, each member of the staff is specialized at what they do – the concierge could work at the world’s finest hotels, and the chefs are four star quality. The staff are ready to help with whatever you need whenever you need it.

    Lots of Activities:

    Keeping the mind and the body challenged is one of the main focuses at The Verandah. The staff understand that retirees who languish are the ones who end up having the most serious health issues. In order to keep the body healthy and the mind sharp, it is important to offer different types of activities. The diverse Lake Charles senior community has lots of different interests, but the good news is folks have activities that match their interests. This is one of the great features of senior living apartments in Lake Charles.

    No Worrying:

    The reason why people choose Lake Charles LA retirement apartments is because they have spent their life working and maintaining a property. Thanks to the all inclusive senior living in Lake Charles LA, now you don’t have to worry about any of this stuff. Instead, the fee for the apartment takes care of utilities and with 24 hour on call maintenance professionals, you don’t have to worry about fixing anything that breaks. Instead, your job is just to enjoy yourself and live your best life.

    Life Designed for You:

    Instead of conventional homes where you must design your life around the house’s quirks, The Verandah is where life is designed around you. Instead of retrofitting a home for a wheelchair, the floorplans are designed so that every room is easily accessible. Furthermore, whatever needs seniors may have, the staff at The Verandah are committed to ensuring you have maximum comfort during your stay.

    Getting the best Lake Charles retirement care is a great way to make the most of your retirement. Instead of having to adapt your life, have life work for you instead. Thanks to The Verandah, you can have the life you’ve worked so hard for.

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    Louisiana Calcasieu,
    Jefferson Davis
    Lake Charles,
    Bell City,
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