What are your options for living well when retiring in Louisville, KY? There are more than you can imagine in one of our three area Vitality Living communities! At Vitality, we focus on three pillars that make up our Vivid Life Program: Vibrant Connections, Vibrant Brain, and Vibrant Body. We believe these cornerstones—connection, purpose, and energy—are the key to a satisfying life, and our goal is to empower residents to achieve them each day. Here’s how.
Retiring in Louisville, KY
The largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky (with a population of almost 783,000), Louisville is a vibrant and diverse place to live, known as a healthcare hub, with several hospital systems and healthcare companies making their national headquarters here, in addition to research facilities. Louisville is located in central Kentucky on the Indiana border and has a varietal, subtropical climate with hot summers and cool to cold winters.
Perhaps known best for the Kentucky Derby, Louisville has experienced revitalization,
modernization, and growth over the years. Today, this vibrant city is a hub of industry, retail, and commerce, ideal for those considering retiring in Louisville, KY.
Our communities in Louisville, KY feature the highest quality in living accommodations, maintenance-free living, which includes home and yard upkeep and housekeeping, amenities such as a salon/barbershop, concierge services, and transportation, and health and well-being services, all performed by knowledgeable and caring team members.
Vibrant Connections in Louisville, KY
Retirement is a time of more freedom, more time to relax, and more time to connect. Through Vibrant Connections at our Vitality communities in Louisville, KY, we offer resident-led clubs, social events, and creative arts for any interest onsite in addition to offsite outings that may include:
- Destinations – The Louisville Mega Cavern (an amazing 17-mile man-made maze of caves under the city, offering a variety of activities from walking tours to zip lines), Churchill Downs Racetrack®, Kentucky Derby Museum, the Trolley de‘Ville (for public or private narrated tours of Louisville), and the Big Four Bridge pedestrian walking bridge.
- Festivals – Gaslight Festival, the Big Four Arts Festival, the Wild Lights at the Louisville Zoo Festival, and the Fête De Noel Festival.
- Arts – Bunbury Theatre in the historic Henry Clay Building, Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Carnegie Center for Arts & History, Muhammad Ali Center, and St. James Court Art Show.
- Religious organizations – Places of worship in Louisville, KY include Southeast Christian Church (non-denominational), Anchor Bible Church, Ascension Lutheran Church, Broadway Temple AME Zion Church, Buechel United Methodist Church, Eastern Heights Baptist Church, Hindu Temple of Kentucky, Middletown Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), St. Bernadette Catholic Church, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Strathmoor Presbyterian Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Muslim Community Center of Louisville, and The Temple – Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom Synagogue.
For more information on retiring in Louisville, KY, download our guide to Living Well During Retirement today!
Vibrant Brain in Louisville, KY
We’re focused on healthy aging at Vitality, and the benefits of keeping your brain active go hand-in-hand with that. That’s why we offer monthly calendars filled with classes, volunteer opportunities, and enrichment opportunities on-site to give you purpose in addition to local offsite opportunities such as:
- Learning – The Louisville Free Public Library offers a LinkedIn Learning program online with more than 16,000 free classes; all you need is your library card.
- Volunteering – The Louisville, KY area offers plenty of options including the city’s Senior Volunteer Opportunities website or local organizations like Meals On Wheels, United Way, Habitat for Humanity, and the local animal shelter.
Vibrant Body in Louisville, KY
Physical activity and eating well is a big part of healthy aging. When retiring at a Vitality community in Louisville, KY, you’ll find amenities such as: restaurant-style dining with chef-prepared menus, a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga and tai chi classes, a pool, walking trails, gardening opportunities, and even a dog park that help you do just that. Plus, residents also enjoy these local opportunities:
- Fresh foods – St. Matthews Farmers Market (open through late September) offers produce, food, and more. The East End Farmers Market offers produce and products at one location during summer and pop-up markets during the winter.
- Fitness – Fitness 19 Lime Kiln Lane, Esporta for personal training, fitness classes, and swimming, the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center for laps and classes, Yoga East, Bend, and Zen Hot Yoga.
- Nature – Anchorage Trail, the Jim King Trail, Ohio River Levee Trail, Riverwalk, Jeffersontown Veterans Memorial Park, Parklands of Floyd’s Fork, Olmstead Park Conservancy, Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky, Inc., Louisville Nature Center, Wavery Park Lake, Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, and Seneca Golf Course.
For more information on retiring in Louisville, KY, download our guide to Living Well During Retirement today! Or contact us today to schedule a tour.