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At Ávila, our seniors are engaged, thriving and inspiring us all to live life to the fullest. We also think education on Senior Living is important too. On our Blog you’ll find some great stories, news and tidbits as well as snapshots for health senior living! But we don’t stop there. You’ll also get a glimpse into the active lifestyles of our residences and really see why our community is so very unique.

Exercise Helps Boost Brain Power

No matter your age, you can positively impact brain health by adding some daily exercise. According to Argye Hillis, M.D., director of the cerebrovascular division at Johns Hopkins Medicine, “It’s time to take charge and not let your age stop you, because there’s...

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Ask The Expert: Estate Planning

Success is where preparation meets opportunity. This well-known inspirational quote is a perfect example for something that may be a bit unexpected: estate planning. When talking to Attorney Kerry Mierzwa, her personal story really resonated with us and inspired us to...

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Night Driving Safety Tips For Seniors

  If you are over 60 you may be experiencing changes in your vision. These changes can make driving at night more difficult. Why? Well first off, it's dark. That may seem obvious but Andrea Thau, president of the American Optometric Association, explains "Older...

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March Happenings at Ávila

March was a doozy of a month, roaring in (and out) like a lion. In spite of Mother Nature's ups and downs there was plenty going on here at Ávila. Strides Against Breast Cancer Fund Raiser February 2017 marked Avila’s fifth annual fund raiser for Making Strides...

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8 Tips to Create a Cozy Home

With all the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be so important to create a calm, relaxing environment at home. But where to begin? Even a design novice can achieve cozy apartment style with these eight tips. Make Where You Rest EXTRA Plush Whether it’s your...

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Lifelong Learning Series: Tiffany Treasures

The Capital Region is a wealth of history, art and culture. With so much around us, it would take a lifetime to learn about it all—which is exactly what we’re aiming to do! Our residents are always involved in something new, and love to participate in events where...

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