Here's why seniors at Huntington Square Senior Apartments pay thousands less than what other communities charge

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Rents at Huntington Square Senior Apartments are thousands lower than at other places because meals are not included. That huge savings means seniors live better—without breaking the bank.

By Ken McEntee

Judy G. always looks forward to her community’s next party or social activity. Her community is Huntington Square Senior Apartments, in Medina, and Huntington Square’s busy social calendar is one of the main reasons she chose the community as her new home last April.

Judy had lived in Ohio for 46 years before she and her late husband sold their home and retired to Florida. After recently losing her husband, she came to Medina to be closer to her children.

“One of the reasons we moved to Florida is because we wanted a more active life,” she shares.

“I think that’s true for most seniors. There was so much to do, from golf to other social activities. And there are a lot of activities here—and a lot of new people to meet. There are so many new people moving in that it’s hard to keep up with. From talking to other residents, I find that it’s very often the case that people returning from Florida enjoy living in a place like this with lots of conveniences.”

Located in a quiet, residential area of Medina, Huntington Square Senior Apartments offers a multitude of shopping and dining options close by, says Megan Thacker, District Manager of Clover Management, which operates Huntington Square and five other senior living communities in Northeast Ohio, with new facilities in Lorain and Olmsted Falls soon to open.

“Our 55-and-over communities offer an affordable, independent living alternative for people who love their homes, but no longer want to deal with the hassle of mowing lawns, shoveling snow and fixing leaky roofs and faucets,” Megan explains.

“We offer all the amenities that are important to people, without them having to break the bank.”

While many amenities are within convenient walking distance, many of Huntington Square’s residents drive their own cars.

“This is not assisted living,” she emphasizes.

“Most of our residents are very active, but want to live in a peaceful environment where they don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn or doing routine maintenance. One reason why our rent is so affordable is because we don’t include three meals a day in our lease. Many senior communities include meals but they charge between $3,000 and $4,000 per month. Here, you can eat where and when you want to, and two-bedroom units start at $2,000 to $3,000 less per month and include all utilities.”

Huntington Square’s one- and two-bedroom apartments are spacious and include a stacked washer and dryer. The communities offer on-site beauty salons and fitness rooms, and have large community rooms where residents can gather for games, movies, parties and other social functions. Residents who want to host a large gathering can reserve the “family room.”

Those amenities attracted Tonya D. to Huntington Square.

“What impresses me the most is that it is just like a community,” says Tonya, who moved in this spring.

“The fitness room and the community rooms are nice, and the management is wonderful. I was pleased that they didn’t put in cheap carpeting like most apartment buildings do, and, of course, I like everything being brand new.”

Arrange a personal tour by calling Property Manager Megan Thacker, at 330-461-5410. Huntington Square is located at 699 North Huntington Street, in Medina. You can find more information at Other Clover senior living communities are located in Parma, Willoughby Hills, Twinsburg, Strongsville, and soon, Lorain and Olmsted Falls.