Messiah Village: Mechanicsburg Senior Living

Why are so many people choosing to move to 55+ communities in Mechanicsburg? It’s because Mechanicsburg is the perfect place for retirees to enjoy life to the fullest.

This thriving city offers big-city amenities wrapped in a small-town feel. Close to major interstates, it’s a conveniently located community. Best of all, Mechanicsburg is home to Messiah Village, a premier senior living community. Messiah Village is one of the top senior living communities in Mechanicsburg, PA — a thriving area that is a charming place to live an active and fulfilling lifestyle. 

The Mechanicsburg Area Offers Plenty of Fun for Older Adults

Many older adults call Mechanicsburg home. In 2000, Mechanicsburg borough had 9,042 residents. Of these 9,042, 24.6 percent were 45 to 64 years old, and 15.8 percent were 65 years or better.

No matter your interests, you’ll find the Mechanicsburg area offers plenty of opportunities to make the most out of life. The area’s restaurants span the culinary spectrum, from home-style cooking to high-end cuisine. If you’re looking for a culturally enriched city to call home, you won’t be disappointed. Mechanicsburg offers small art galleries, several museums and unique artisan shops, including:

  • 2nd Floor Gallery — Nestled in a historic church from 1859, this gallery features fine art pieces from local and national artists.
  • Civil War and More — This small shop features eclectic Civil War merchandise with a knowledgeable staff on local Civil War history.
  • Rolls-Royce Foundation — The perfect museum for the car buff, it showcases several rare Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars.

There are also plenty of opportunities to gather with others. Mechanicsburg Place, located in downtown Mechanicsburg, is a vibrant and welcoming senior community center for anyone age 55 and better. From wellness programs and cultural excursions to computer classes, line dancing and cards, this is the place to do it all! Mechanicsburg is also home to many different fraternal organizations, including Free Masons, VFW, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club and the Knights of Columbus.

Interested in getting some fresh air? Stroll through Paulus Farm and pick up some farm-fresh produce, meat, milk and more. McCormick Park is a hidden gem along the Yellow Breeches, serenity just seven minutes away from downtown Mechanicsburg. If you’re a golfer, you’ll be happy to hear Mechanicsburg is home to two beautiful golf courses: Armitage and Rich Valley.

Should I Move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Mechanicsburg?

As you plan for your future, how do you envision life? You want to choose a town where you can enjoy your favorite hobbies and interests, while exploring new ones. You want a place where it’s easy for loved ones to visit. At the same time, you also want to consider your future needs.

Choosing to move into a Mechanicsburg senior living community such as Messiah Village can give you peace of mind knowing you’ll have the support you need in the future. By establishing your life at a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) now, it will be easier to add on services later, such as housekeeping, medication monitoring, personal care, and rehab and nursing care. You will also feel better knowing these decisions won’t be left to your loved ones. With a senior living community, you’ll be right where you need to be if you need support later on.

Senior living communities are also one of the best ways to enjoy a fulfilling social life. You create bonds with neighbors and friends that bring boundless rewards.

Mechanicsburg PA Senior Living Is Better at Messiah Village

If you’re a senior who wants to make the most out of senior living in Mechanicsburg, consider becoming a resident of Messiah Village. Not only will you be in the thriving Mechanicsburg area, but you’ll also be part of a growing senior living community of like-minded seniors.

As a Messiah Village resident, you’ll enjoy:

  • A beautiful campus — The campus features 80 pristine acres. It’s the perfect place to take a stroll to invigorate your mind, body and soul. Thanks to the area’s climate, you can enjoy the four seasons on our beautiful campus.    
     
  • Compassionate care — Choose from three levels of care — Residential Living, Enhanced Living (a licensed personal care home) and Nursing Care — to meet your needs today and into the future. We also offer memory support if you need it. Our experienced and caring staff is well-trained and passionate about providing expert-level care.  
     
  • Maintenance-free residential living — In Residential Living, you can choose an apartment home or spacious cottage, ranging from 420 to 1,800 square feet and boasting many amenities, from full kitchens, one-floor layouts and plenty of closet space. Enjoy a cup of coffee while reading the newspaper on your porch, or invite friends over for a quaint luncheon on your lawn. With residential living, you get the support you need to enjoy independent living to its fullest, as well as priority access to other levels of living if you need it.
     
  • Expert services — From housekeeping and chef-prepared meals to medication monitoring and daily life help, you get expert services when you need them. Our extensive list of services covers every one of your needs so you can focus on what matters most: enjoying life to the fullest.
  • Easy access — Without leaving our campus, you can access everything you need, including a barber shop and salon, a pharmacy, banking and more. We make chores a fun and easy part of your life thanks to friendly employees.  

Messiah Village’s Programs, Activities and Events

At Messiah Village, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in many different programs, activities and events. You can choose from a broad range of interests through our one-of-a-kind programming that allows you to:

  • Expand your mind — Through Pathways Institute for Lifelong Learning®, you can get involved in a book club, cultural events, organized trips, resident-run libraries and travel excursions. With continued learning, you can develop new skills and explore new concepts that open your mind to new and exciting ideas. You can also share your expertise, knowledge and legacy through teaching, mentoring and leading peer discussions. Intergenerational programs offer a chance to impart your wisdom to younger generations while staying informed on today’s important topics.
  • Live with purpose — Use your talents to serve others through volunteer opportunities, service projects that impact our community. When you live at Messiah Village, you aren’t just a resident — you’re a valued person who can make a real difference in the lives of others.
  • Feed your soul — Whether you’re looking for quiet reflection or exchanging ideas with others, you can find it at Messiah Village. Our chapel and peace garden are the perfect places to re-center yourself, and our small-group studies, pastoral programs and daily devotions on Messiah Village TV are great for nurturing the soul.
  • Stay fit — You’ll find plenty of ways to stay fit at Messiah Village, from fitness classes and warm-water aerobics to fishing and disc golf. Our certified personal trainers and group instructors are dedicated to helping you reach your fitness goals. You can get a personalized wellness plan just for you that outlines your roadmap to ongoing good health.
  • Enjoy life to the fullest — When you call Messiah Village home, you’re ensuring the lifestyle you want. Enjoy delicious meals at the Evergreen Café and the Fireside Grille, join an interest group to enjoy your favorite hobbies with others, express yourself in our many art studios and catch up with friends over coffee.
  • Design your best life — You have plenty of opportunities to live the life you want at Messiah Village. You can start your own interest group or club, explore new hobbies, share your expertise with others by teaching a Pathways Institute Course or join the Residents’ Council. At Messiah Village, you can make a real difference in the lives of your neighbors and friends.

Ready to Live Your Best Life? Get Started Today on the Process of Becoming a Messiah Village Resident

Today is the perfect day to get started. You can start by submitting your application for residency. You can print it, fill it out, then mail, fax, email or hand-deliver it to Messiah Village.

We also encourage you to schedule a visit. You’ll take a tour of our campus and get a first-hand look at all the opportunities there are for purposeful living. You can speak with other residents about living at Messiah Village. They can give you first-hand accounts of the many opportunities our close-knit community provides. 

After reviewing your application, we’ll be in touch to review the details. From transferring prescriptions to changing your address, we will be with you every step of the way. Together we can secure your future and help you live a life embraced.

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