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Join a card game or attend a musical performance. Go for a hike. See a film. Learn a new skill, or share your talents. Whatever your passion is, our dedicated staff are eager to help you age successfully with a variety of engaging opportunities. From classes and day trips to campus-wide celebrations, there’s always something to do at Acacia Creek.

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Age Successfully This Thanksgiving!

When thinking of Thanksgiving, does a succulent roast turkey with stuffing come to mind? Or is it the cranberry sauce and other side dishes? While this holiday is often chided for its potential to wreak havoc on waistlines, it is also the perfect opportunity to celebrate the important role of nutritious food and socialization...

Positive Perceptions about Aging

Today’s culture puts great emphasis on vitality and youth which often results in a stigma and negative outlooks associated with aging.  Stereotyping and poking fun of people as they age may seem like harmless fun, but it is indeed a form of prejudice in our modern society. What will it take to shift this...

Live Better by Seeing the Best

How much does attitude affect our overall wellness? From common observations and from what studies suggest, those who see the glass as half-full may be experiencing health benefits. At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, residents and staff focus on achieving optimal health by growing the whole person – intellectually,...

Acts of Kindness

A wise proverb once said that civility means being tolerant of others, that compassion takes understanding, and that love is not seeing people as an “other.” At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, residents and staff focus on achieving optimal health by growing the whole person – intellectually, socially,...

Easy Tips to Inspire Joy

At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, residents and team members focus on achieving optimal health by growing the whole person – intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually. Happiness and joy touch upon all four of these successful aging components, benefitting both the body and mind. Ask anyone when was the...

Mental Function Myth and Fact

Have you ever heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Unfortunately, this saying perpetuates the myth that once we reach a certain age, it is too late to challenge ourselves and learn new things, however, scientists say the opposite. Our capacity to grow and learn continues throughout our lives.  According to...

Masterpiece Living Lyceum

Masterpiece Living is dedicated to changing society’s perceptions and experience of aging.  Each year, the organization hosts a gathering of the minds at their Lyceum to educate and inspire us all. This year, they launched their first virtual Lyceum to share successful aging insight to a wider audience. At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for...

Age Successfully by Letting Go

At Acacia Creek, a Masterpiece Living Certified Center for Successful Aging, residents and team members work to embody successful aging practices in everyday life. Successful aging includes focusing on optimal health in the four primary categories of wellness: physical, mental, social, and spiritual. All of these areas of wellness can benefit when you learn to...

When We Believe, We Can Achieve

The word “possible” is defined as “able to be done; within the power or capacity of someone or something.” To believe in our individual possibilities means that we believe in our power and capacity to learn or do something new. Conversely, when we decide that there is nothing we can do – no possibilities...