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Teen Accidentally Moves Into An Assisted Living Facility And Hilariously Chronicles Her Life

Madi Ann Kohout, 19, shared her strange story on TikTok; she moved from Oklahoma to Arkansas to start fresh but mistakenly moved into a complex for senior citizens.

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She shared the story on TikTok and the video has gone viral with over 650,000 likes.

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In the video, she captions “me getting ready to move to an apartment out of state that I’ve never seen…” while looking quite pleased with the establishment.

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But she quickly realizes she made a mistake….

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Kohout spoke with Insider about being a teen living in a retirement facility and how she made the mistake.

“The rent was significantly cheaper compared to where I had moved from,” Kohout told Insider. “I was able to lease a two-bedroom for only $350 a month. It was super spacious and felt like home.”

She found the place online and moved in a few days later, only seeing it in person during move-in.

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“When I went out to my car, I started meeting some of my neighbors. To my surprise, they were all over the age of 65,” she said.

“A week later, I saw the sign reading ‘Senior Citizen Apartments.’ I realized I accidentally moved into a retirement village,” Kohout said.

She told Newsweek that she moved into an equal-opportunity building — that is, it wouldn’t discriminate based on age — but it was clearly designed for seniors. She is “the only teenager in sight.”

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She has also made a follow-up video detailing what it’s like living there. There are some serious perks and it sounds like she’s living her best life. Her neighbors are friendly and cook for her!

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“I’ve never had so many home-cooked meals in my life,” she said.

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“I am taking each and every moment as an opportunity to learn,” she said.

“Remember, if you’re struggling with rent, start your early retirement,” she joked in the video.

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Written by Kate Hackett

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