Successful Aging

Practice Resilience Today

2020 has been full of disruptions, but these disruptions do not have to become roadblocks on our successful aging journeys. While we can’t control the disruptions in our lives, it’s important that we practice our sense of resilience and perseverance. We see this at Acacia Creek where residents stay positive, adjust to the changes...

Get in Touch With Yourself

Knowing the steps to take toward greater well-being is how we age successfully. Keeping in mind what’s important help us to stay on track. But what happens if we go through the steps each day not realizing that things have changed, yet we haven’t made adjustment to what we are doing? This is how...

Always Stay Purposeful

As we navigate the rapidly changing conditions we find ourselves in as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s important that each of us act with prudence—but also with purpose. The hardest part of dealing with isolation and social distancing is the feeling of not being in control. But by focusing on living purposefully...

Creative Outlets Aid the Mind

Did you know that being creative is beneficial for your mind? Being creative in any way – by writing, gardening, woodworking, sewing, playing or listening to music, or participating in dramatic readings – can greatly impact the mind’s ability to think clearly. Here are five ways that being creative has proven to be a...

Practicing Emotional Agility

These last few weeks have stirred up a lot of emotions. That’s understandable, but how we handle them is what’s most important. When our emotions are running high, we must remind ourselves to stay collected and patient with ourselves and others. It’s perfectly fine to feel upset during uncertain times. Our emotions are what...

Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

Positive thinking that typically comes with being optimistic plays a key role in effective stress management. In fact, personality traits like optimism and pessimism can affect many areas of our health and well-being, according to the Mayo Clinic. Many studies indicate that stress management is associated with a wide variety of health benefits. Likewise,...