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Tucked inside a cozy wooded environment, this senior living community is adjacent to the Nashville Zoo, a 188-acre accessible park with hands-on activities and special community events throughout the year is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with grandkids. The independent living community is just two miles from healthcare and within 6 miles of downtown Nashville.
Known as “Music City,” Nashville is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, a museum that exhibits everything from Elvis Presley's custom Cadillac to a costume collection featuring more rhinestones than a Southern beauty pageant. You'll find no dearth of activities here—great restaurants, beautiful parks, historical attractions—all set to the soundtrack of the the city. And whatever you choose to do, you won't be far from home!
Windlands South is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2019 Great Place to Work certification.
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In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Windlands South and in the surrounding Nashville area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Windlands South enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Windlands South features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Bistro Area
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Fitness Equipment
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Patio Dining
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Trash Chutes
- Game Room
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Full Kitchen in Units
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Kitchenette in Units
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Light Linen Service
- Most Utilities Included
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Windlands South's on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
The salon is open 4 days a week, and besides the services, it's a great place to socialize!.
Fitness Right at Home
Windlands South residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
We have onsite physical therapy, dedicated to our residents 5 days a week. The therapist offers a free exercise session once a week to anyone interested.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Windlands South’s dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
The Chef makes everything from scratch, and always offers plenty of variety at every meal. Our Sous Chef, Carolyn, hosts an activity every week where she serves a special homemade soup between meals, and socializes with the residents. It's a wonderful way to get to know each other. There are so many delicious dishes, but lots of residents rave about the Fried Catfish!
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Nashville area and Windlands South makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Residents love taking day trips to wineries, the Jack Daniels Distillery, The Hermitage, local historic mansions, Local Botanical Gardens, the zoo, Amish Country Tours, Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry concerts, restaurants, and various Shopping Excursions.
Life is Never Boring
Windlands South's comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Residents with a green thumb love to help take care of the community garden. There's also a butterfly garden. Some other popular activities are Bridge Games, Bean Bag Baseball, and Bible Study, and Billiards. You'll never be bored!
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Windlands South. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Look out for the doggy fashion shows, they're amazing!
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Windlands South is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
We have Tech Tuesdays, run by staff and a tech savvy resident volunteer. Residents can ask questions about their smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
Many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts.
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Our community is across the street from the zoo, a few of the residents volunteer their time there. We also work with Nashville Public Schools to host a vocational learning program two days a week with a group of teenagers interested in hospitality/restaurant skills.
We have a dedicated volunteer named Betty Peden who greets residents in the dining room and serves coffee 3 or 4 days a week. We also have a group of sorority ladies from Vanderbilt University, The Glamour Gals, who come in and do manicures and makeovers with the residents. That's always fun! Then, we have a local church that hosts a group sing-a-long after dinner once a week.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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