Why Retire in Lancaster, PA
See what life’s next chapter holds here
Over 800 residents live on the 114-acre campus in cottage homes, apartments, hybrid homes, personal care, healthcare and memory support. Landis Homes received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold rating by the U.S. Green Building Council for their energy performance, efficient use of water, indoor air quality and sustainability in the hybrid and cottage homes on the south portion of campus.
Landis Homes is unique among retirement communities in Lancaster County in being accredited by CARF, which confirms that the highest national standards for quality of health programs, resident life, financial strength and administration are met.
Amenities include a general store, gift shops, pharmacy, libraries, art gallery, bank, multiple dining venues, woodworking shop, shuttle service, hair salon, chapels and much more.
The campus includes ponds, woods, resident gardens and a wetland area with hundreds of native plants and a nationally registered bluebird walk. There are Life Trail® Fitness stations on the outdoor walking paths as well as a gazebo and pavilion for social gatherings. Pedestrian and bicycle paths offer easy access to a nearby restaurant, grocery store and farmers market. The historic towns of Lititz and Lancaster are within a few miles.
Wellness/Life Enrichment Programming
A Wellness Task Force of residents and team members oversees a core plan for resident health and wellbeing. The Calvin G. and Janet C. High Learning & Wellness Center with a new indoor pool, Owl Hill Bistro, fitness center and classroom areas opened in 2018.
Pathways Institute for Lifelong Learning® offers a broad range of classes for residents as well as any person 55 years and older in the Lancaster community.
Two Adult Day Services centers, one specifically for memory support, and a home care service, Landis at Home, provide a range of services to adults and their families who live on campus or in the surrounding community. There is also a Children’s Learning Center for infants through preschool.
Volunteerism is strong with over 300 persons serving annually, both on and off campus.
“When you move to a retirement community, a lot of your stress is gone. We’re far more active physically and mentally here than we were at our house.” – Clair and Louise, Landis Homes residents
“My husband Doug and I have felt so fortunate in all the things we didn’t have to worry about because of living at Landis Homes — the way staff members and residents help one another — it’s a joy serving others.” – Diane, Landis Homes resident