The cities that surround Eddy Senior Living form an extended community for our residents, which is why many seniors and their families consider these neighboring towns when choosing a retirement home. For residents at The Glen at Hiland Meadows senior living community, Lake George, Glens Falls, Saratoga Springs, Moreau and Fort Edward are just a short drive away, and each one provides seniors with a variety of things to see and do.
Seniors at The Glen senior living community love being close to the popular vacation destination of Lake George, with its scenic views and unlimited supply of things to do. Visit the Fort William Henry, enjoy a lunch or dinner cruise around the lake, play a round of mini-golf with the grandkids, shop ‘til you drop at The Outlets of Lake George, or just relax on one of the sandy public beaches. Lake George also hosts a variety of festivals, including Jazz at the Lake, the annual Car Show, Americade bike week, Winter Carnival and more.
Downtown Glens Falls is a nearby dining and entertainment mecca for seniors at The Glen senior living community. The Charles R. Wood Theater offers a full schedule of performing arts, theater, music and comedy, while the Cool Insuring Arena is home to larger acts and the Adirondack Thunder hockey team. Plus, there’s the Hyde art museum and a variety of festivals, including the LARAC Arts & Crafts Festival, the Adirondack Film Festival, the Adirondack Theater Festival, and Taste of the North Country – a favorite for foodies.
Known for its health, history and horses, Saratoga Springs boasts a thriving arts and culture scene in addition to its thoroughbred race course, healthful mineral springs and a National Historic Park. Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is a big draw for many seniors, with its summer calendar of concerts, food and wine tastings, and classical events, including the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Seniors also enjoy the many unique shops and restaurants along Broadway in downtown Saratoga, as well as the National Museum of Racing and the National Museum of Dance.
The Town of Moreau offers seniors a bit of history and nature. If you’re looking for senior living close to Moreau, NY, The Glen at Hiland Meadows is just a short drive away. Here you’ll find the last home of the former President and army general Ulysses S. Grant. The Grant Cottage State Historic Site is open for tours, and remains the same as when the Grant family stayed there in 1885. Of course, if you’d prefer to spend your time outdoors, Moreau Lake State Park offers more than 20 miles of trails and plenty of places to picnic. Plus, swimming in Moreau Lake and fishing and paddling on the Hudson River.
Another great spot for local history is the Old Fort House Museum in Fort Edward. It’s not just one house, but a series of historic houses with exhibits, and George Washington actually had dinner here. Also part of the Village of Fort Edward is Rogers Island. Exhibits at the visitor’s center tell the story of the Fort Edward area dating back to the Revolutionary War, and a French & Indian War Encampment every September includes live history demonstrations, drills and skirmishes on the banks of the Hudson River.
Looking for a Senior Living Community near Lake George, Glens Falls, Saratoga Springs, Moreau & Fort Edward?
You’ve found it! The Glen at Hiland Meadows is located on 45-acres in nearby Queensbury NY. Our independent senior living community offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom senior apartments, as well as 18 cottages, while our enriched housing community, The Terrace at The Glen, provides additional care for those who need assistance with bathing, dressing and medications. Residents enjoy easy access to all the shopping, restaurants, community services, and the many cultural, educational and sporting events mentioned above.