Independent Living in Concord, NH

There’s an energy and sense of community at Havenwood Heritage Heights that can’t be described.

Havenwood Heritage Heights is truly unlike any other independent living retirement community you will find. Many of our Concord independent living residents say that they felt something unique when they first visited our campus—an energy and sense of community that can’t be described.

As much as we would love to take full credit, we know it’s our wonderful residents who’ve made Havenwood Heritage Heights the welcoming and vibrant retirement community it is today. You won’t find a more fun-loving group of people than the individuals here at Havenwood Heritage Heights.

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What Is Independent Living?

Independent living communities are designed for individuals who can look after themselves without regular medical or in-home care but who are seeking a maintenance-free lifestyle. Many older adults choose independent living when they no longer want the stress associated with owning a home. 

At Havenwood Heritage Heights, independent living residents are provided with a wide range of services such as landscaping, security, snow removal, maintenance and more. With fewer responsibilities, they can catch a movie in the on-campus theater, explore the beautiful walking trails, learn a trade in our woodworking shop and enjoy other thoughtful amenities.

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Life at Our Concord Independent Living Community

Imagine starting your morning with group yoga and then grabbing a healthy, chef-prepared meal with friends before attending a computer class. For independent living residents at Havenwood Heritage Heights, this is their reality. 

Independent living at Havenwood Heritage Heights gives you the freedom to truly enjoy your retirement without having to worry about yard work, home maintenance and other time-consuming chores. Does the driveway need snow shoveling? Leave that to us as you read a book by the fire.

As a continuing care retirement community with robust services and amenities, we offer a maintenance-free environment where you can live independently, knowing that your future needs will be covered.

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Independent Living Services & Amenities

Independent living residents love our award-winning Main Street, which includes a country store, lounge, library, game room, and movie theatre. We also offer a range of on-campus dining options prepared by our award-winning chefs, so you never have to cook when you don’t want to.

Whether your idea of a perfect day is hiking to the top of a mountain or reading a book in a rocking chair, we’ve got something for everyone. We have activities, social events, clubs and trips for seniors of all kinds. Your retirement can be as relaxing or exciting as you choose!

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Our Concord Independent Living Facilities

Our retirement community has the feel of a quaint and peaceful New England village and the convenience of being only minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Concord. Our Havenwood and Heritage Heights campuses are located only one mile apart, off I-393, with the beach and mountains within an hour.

Independent living residents choose from a wide range of beautiful and unique floor plans on our Havenwood and Heritage Heights campuses, including our new South End cottages. You’ll have no trouble finding a new home that fits you perfectly. 

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Cost of Independent Living in Concord, NH

Price is an important consideration when older adults begin exploring independent living communities. At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we value transparency and believe residents and their families should be informed about the costs of retiring in an active community of like-minded people.  

Comparing the Cost Independent Living Communities 

Havenwood Heritage Heights is an affordable retirement solution, especially when you consider independent living in New Hampshire typically costs $3,500 per month. Our independent living prices align more with the national average. 

At Heritage Havenwood Heights, residents can pay anywhere from $1,480 to $4,505, depending on whether they choose a studio apartment or a single-family home with a garage and basement. We offer a range of living options that match a variety of budgets and price points. This ensures that you can comfortably retire in Concord, a vibrant city defined by arts and culture, history and wonderful food. 

What Is Included in the Price of Independent Living?

It’s important to point out that the cost of independent living includes so much more than just housing. Independent living pricing also includes amenities and services that improve quality of life.  

Your monthly charge affords access to fitness centers, a swimming pool, walking trails, woodworking workshops, arts and crafts, as well as health and wellness programs. Our team will also handle home and yard maintenance and more, allowing you to spend more time doing what you love most. 

Independent Living vs. Homeownership

Aging in place, or remaining in your current home, isn’t cheap. The average American’s mortgage is more than $2,000 per month. This bill doesn’t account for the additional costs of property taxes, utilities, homeowners insurance and ongoing maintenance.

Comparatively, your monthly charge at Havenwood Heritage Heights is all-inclusive. That means you pay just one recurring bill that covers everything you need to live comfortably. The charge not only covers housing and utilities but also conveniences like 24/7 security, snow removal and more. 

Our Concord Independent Living Staff

The success of our award-winning independent living community reflects the commitment of our staff. At Havenwood Heritage Heights, a highly qualified team of professionals work to ensure your retirement is exactly what you’ve always imagined. 

Each team member brings unique skills and gifts to the community. Programs include exciting activities and events, physical therapists help you stay active and engaged and private chefs prepare healthy meals. Residents are also afforded access to our Care Management Department, a group of social workers and medical personnel who can help you make decisions as your needs change.

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When Is It Time for Independent Living?

Moving to an independent living community can be hard. This transition often means saying goodbye to a home full of memories. However, if you are tired of housework or are noticing a dwindling social calendar, now may be the right time to make this life decision.

At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we provide older adults with a comfortable, maintenance-free lifestyle so they can finally pursue what interests them most. With fewer responsibilities, residents are free to grab lunch with a neighbor, explore the shops of downtown Concord or just relax.

The Importance of Family at Havenwood Heritage Heights

Many seniors worry that friends and family won’t visit when they move to an independent living community. This couldn’t be further from the truth. At Havenwood Heritage Heights, we understand the importance of family. In fact, we encourage residents to rent on-campus spaces and enlist the services of Tuxedo Penguin Caterers, our in-house team of professional chefs, to host family events. 

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Future Care Options

As a continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, Havenwood Heritage Heights offers a full spectrum of care. That means if you ever need more support, it will be there for you.

If your needs change in the future, you can seamlessly transition to assisted living, skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation or memory care. Knowing you will always remain in our compassionate community affords immense peace of mind.

Independent Living FAQs

What is the difference between independent living and assisted living?

Independent living communities are perfect for seniors who can complete daily tasks, such as getting ready, without assistance. This type of senior living community is suited for residents who are able to live independently while taking advantage of the convenient benefits of living in a retirement neighborhood.

Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who need additional support from staff members when going about their day. Seniors within this program maintain a sense of independence and enjoy the community benefits as they receive the assistance they need.

How can I pay for independent living?

Some of the common ways people pay for independent living include renting out their property, selling their home or drawing from retirement savings. In terms of value, independent living can lower monthly expenses while improving quality of life.

Are independent living residents allowed to bring their own furniture and belongings?

Of course. You deserve to feel comfortable in your space. Because of this, we offer a wide variety of sizes and architectural styles. You can choose from features such as walk-in closets, French doors, porches, decks or open kitchens, selecting a space that matches your personal style.  

Does Havenwood Heritage Heights allow pets?

Yes! We understand that pets are more than just animals—they’re family. They also provide numerous health benefits, from lowering blood pressure to boosting heart health. That’s why we do everything we can to make sure that you and your furry friends love living in our Concord continuing care retirement community.