CCRCs Aren’t Just for Extroverts
Everyone needs human interaction, whether you are an introvert or extrovert – a friendly smile, meaningful eye contact, and warm touch go a long way toward making a place feel like home.
Value vs Cost: The Price Tag on Moving into a CCRC
Between a sizeable entry fee and a monthly fixed cost, the idea of moving into a CCRC can be a bit daunting. But in reality, it can actually be the more affordable option – especially when thinking in terms of cost vs. value.
Staying Active, Healthy, and Strong Over 65
Workouts for older adults should include a combination of aerobic activity, strength training, and flexibility exercises. That is why we offer a number of different activities and programs for our residents here at Buena Vida Estates.
5 Questions You Should Ask When Looking at Retirement Communities
If you are considering moving to a life plan retirement community, here are five of the most important questions you should ask before choosing.
The Different Forms of Independent Living
The phrase “independent living” seems to have different meanings for different people and it’s even used to cover a wide range of living situations within the senior living industry. So let’s take a closer look at the meaning and different [...]
Soloagers: What Fewer Births Means for Future Seniors
The nation’s growth rate has been slowing for a while, dropping around 2% each year. The CDC’s latest report revealed that the US birth rate was down more than 6% from the end of 2019 to the end of 2020. [...]
CCRC Services and Amenities Include a Wide Range of Perks
People choose to live in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, also called a life plan community) for many reasons. For a lot of residents, the biggest benefit is having access to on-site access to a full continuum of care [...]
A Positive Aging Mindset Can Slow Down or Reverses the Effects of Growing Older
You may have heard the phrase, “Age is just a number.” It's a cliché, but there's more and more evidence that it might be true. It's not just about how old you are, but how you feel about being that [...]
Cottage Resident Spotlight: Ali
Meet Ali, one of our new residents who moved into our brand-new cottages. She and her husband had been on Buena Vida’s mailing list for some time, but once they saw the cottages, they knew it was the perfect time [...]
CCRCs Can Help Seniors Stay Active and Healthy
According to the CDC, about one in three men and one in two women engage in zero physical activity by the age of 75. However, it is recommended that people 65 and older get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity [...]