Successful Aging

Live Life in the Blue!

“Blue zones” are areas of the world where the proportion of healthy 90- or 100-year-olds to the overall population is notably high. Locations consist of Okinawa, Sardinia, Costa Rica, Greece and even Loma Linda, California. Residents of these areas are even known to experience significantly less disease than the rest of the world. Dan...

Improve Your Wellness by Practicing Resilience

Roughly 44 million people in the United States are now 65 or older, and by 2050, an estimated 387,000 could reach age 100. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) studied factors that influence longevity and found that Americans age 95 and up have more positive attitudes toward life, are more extroverted (gain energy from...

Share the Love

This upcoming Valentine’s Day is a good reminder to express our gratitude and affection through small acts of kindness to the people who support us and brighten up our lives. Gratitude and kindness are what makes Acacia Creek more than a community, but a family forged in the Masonic tenet of brotherly love. In...

Practice Self-Care

At Acacia Creek, a Masterpiece Living Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, we believe that maintaining a balanced lifestyle starts with ourselves in the form of self-care. Some people think self-care as being indulgent and selfish, it’s the opposite. It is being disciplined to make healthy choices every day, rather than doing...

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...