With its clean environment, gardening weather, preserved forests, lakes, public golf courses and cultural diversity, Vancouver is definitely one of the best places to spend your golden years in. In fact, it was featured in Where to Retire Magazine’s best places for retirees. In East Vancouver alone, there are multiple communities to choose from which provide easy access to retirees’ daily necessities and recreation, and the much-coveted proximity to nature. If you are considering buying East Vancouver real estate to spend your retirement years in, here are some senior-friendly features you may want to look for:
Open spaces. Many seniors opt for smaller living spaces, but having an extra bedroom or two would be great for families and friends who visit. Additionally, it might pay to look for houses with wide hallways, open spaces and big doorways so you can easily move should you need to use a walker or a wheelchair in the future.