The Highlands: A Leader in Healthy Aging

Posted on October 17, 2022

At The Highlands at Wyomissing®, we’re proud to be a leader in healthy aging. From nutritious (and delicious) dining options to cutting-edge fitness programs and a packed activities calendar, we’ve designed our offerings to enhance seniors’ health and well-being every step of the way.

Keep reading to learn more about how The Highlands, a continuing care retirement community, leads in healthy aging.

Services and Amenities

We take care of the little things so you can spend more time with those you care about. Our services and amenities include:

  • Catering
  • Home maintenance
  • Groundskeeping
  • Housekeeping
  • Delicious dining options
  • Emergency response

You’ll never need to leave our community to enjoy beautiful amenities with friends, family and neighbors, such as:

  • Indoor, heated saltwater swimming pool
  • Gym with fitness coordinator
  • Casual and formal dining venues
  • Private dining rooms available
  • Salon and spa
  • Physician services
  • Gift shop
  • Library
  • Paint and art studio
  • Guest accommodations
  • Community garden
  • Walking trails
  • Billiards table
  • Pingpong tables
  • Shuffleboard courts
  • Putting green
  • Cultural Center for musical and educational programs

Dining

Our Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy casual conversations with friends, while our formal Terrace Room is the ideal place to meet new neighbors or share an open-air meal with family. Whatever your mood, you'll find a variety of dining experiences to suit every taste.

Whether you need food before a fitness class or want to celebrate a birthday with a friend in our private dining room, we offer to-go options so you can grab it on your way back to your residence. Whenever you need to make a meal, we offer an on-campus market to help. And our culinary team accommodates dietary restrictions, partnering with you in healthy aging.

To whet your appetite, please peruse our nutritious menus.

Fitness

At The Highlands, you can easily maintain your active lifestyle. Our community's well-equipped gym and ample fitness classes attract many residents who can swim with friends in our saltwater indoor pool or work out with their neighbors.

We offer shuffleboard, billiards, social dances, and other fun classes. These and many more options allow residents to stay as active as they wish.

Activities

You can get involved in various activities and programs on and off campus when you make our community your haven. You might be interested in Reading Symphony Orchestra or volunteering at church in the evenings.

Whatever you enjoy most, you can choose from a variety of options at The Highlands, including:

  • Gardening
  • Putting green
  • Table tennis
  • Wii games
  • Gardening
  • Educational seminars
  • Musical programs
  • Weekly socials
  • Knitting
  • Painting
  • Chorus and bell choir

Location

Our area has many woodland creatures, including deer, ducks, a variety of birds, and foxes. Although our community is picturesque, we’re just a couple of hours away from some of the largest cities in the Northeast.

Philly; New York; Washington, D.C. – they’re all just a daytrip away from The Highlands at Wyomissing.

While there’s so much to experience within our senior living community, there are also plenty of exciting places to explore beyond it. We're just steps away from public transportation, so conveniences are within reach. Alternatively, our opportunity-rich newsletter, Highlands Happenings, offers up tons of perfect ways to spend an afternoon.

At The Highlands at Wyomissing, we welcome you to channel your inner adventurer on our campus and beyond to West Reading and other larger cities.

The Highlands at Wyomissing: Where Independence and Lifestyle Meet

We’re a not-for-profit Life Care Community in beautiful Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. We offer Type A and Type B contracts covering Residential Living (sometimes called Independent Living), Personal Care, Skilled Nursing, Short-Term Rehabilitation, Home Care, Physician Services, and Memory Support, also known as Memory Care.

Interested in learning more about how The Highlands can help you enjoy healthy aging? Schedule a visit today.