Volunteering: Give Back and Boost Your Mood

It has often been said that when you retire, you are busier than ever as new activities fill your life. Many retirees think about volunteering once they finish full-time work. In any community, there are lots of opportunities to give back and have fun at the same time. Volunteering helps boost your mood, connects you [...]

2021-12-21T13:56:03+00:00December 21st, 2021|Blog Post|

The Joys of Living in a Retirement Community

Living in a retirement community has some wonderful aspects that make the golden years of life even more enjoyable. Buena Vida Estates is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that offers continuing care for seniors. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent quality of life to all our residents. Come discover the joys that [...]

2021-11-29T20:46:10+00:00November 30th, 2021|Blog Post|

Music and Memory – The Science of Seniors and Music

Over the years, research has shown that there is a deep cognitive link between music and memory. [1] Many health professionals and institutions have even found that personally meaningful music has been shown to improve the quality of life in seniors with dementia. [2] Older adults reap multiple benefits from music and seniors can enjoy [...]

2021-11-23T17:16:49+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Blog Post|

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Your Senior Years

You've finally retired and can now spend your senior years traveling, spending time with friends and family, starting new hobbies, or relaxing. During this exciting transition period, the last thing you want is for your mental or physical health to start to decline. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 78% of [...]

2021-11-16T14:52:18+00:00November 16th, 2021|Blog Post|

Actuarial Guide to a Secure Future in a CCRC

Many seniors have touted continuing care community benefits. Some have even described entering a continuing care retirement community as one of the best decisions of their lives. When you live in a CCRC, you enjoy the opportunity for better health, happiness, and peace of mind as you age. Senior Living Advantages One of the main [...]

2021-11-10T22:34:26+00:00November 10th, 2021|Blog Post|

How Seniors Can Keep Their Minds Sharp With Games

It's typical no matter how old you are: the older you get, the easier it is for you to forget things, or for the sharpness of your mind to decrease. But what you might not realize: it doesn't have to be that way! In reality, many seniors' minds lose their sharpness because they're underutilized, and [...]

2021-11-01T21:08:05+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Blog Post|

Five Reasons Florida Is the Best Place for Retirees

Selecting the right place to retire is a major decision. You'll need to consider a variety of factors when choosing the best location. Even though there are several options throughout the United States and abroad worth considering, Florida is continually one of the most popular locations for retirement. There are several great reasons why Florida [...]

2021-10-15T16:45:12+00:00October 21st, 2021|Blog Post|

The Benefits of Art for Retirees

Working with paint, pencils, color, and shapes is fun for people of all ages. But it can be especially beneficial for seniors. Art for retired seniors is just one of the ways you can stay active into your retirement, and one with a range of benefits both physical and mental. Art doesn’t just have to [...]

2021-10-12T13:10:31+00:00October 13th, 2021|Blog Post|

Planning a Move to a CCRC? Here Are the Financial Considerations

A continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is a type of senior living community where residents enjoy countless amenities, services, and accommodations that help them age in place. When you move into a CCRC, you'll discuss your life plan with the facility's team, ensuring that they can continue supporting your independence even as your abilities [...]

2021-09-29T15:37:59+00:00September 29th, 2021|Blog Post|

Four Steps to Choosing the Right Retirement Community

How do you select the right community for you? You are starting to think a retirement community might be in your future. There are reasons you are thinking this way: home maintenance is getting harder, social interactions are harder during the pandemic, you are looking for activities and amenities and maybe care down the road. [...]

2021-09-15T18:07:56+00:00September 15th, 2021|Blog Post|
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