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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.

Puzzles: They’re Great For Adults, Too!

Remember the jigsaw puzzles of your youth? They’re still a great way to unwind while challenging your brain. From beautiful forests to city skylines, a puzzle can transport you and keep you riveted for hours on end. Plus, a dreamy visual isn’t the only upside to...

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March is National Kidney Month

How much do you know about your kidneys? This month, the National Kidney Foundation encourages everyone to take note of these important organs, and what we can do to raise awareness for those suffering from kidney disfunction. What do your kidneys do? Every day, your...

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Improving Your Posture At Any Age

Slouching: most of us (okay, maybe all of us!) do it. And as we grow older, the impact of bad posture can be more dramatic to our wellness, mood and mobility. Luckily, there are some simple fixes to improve your posture and help you feel great! Read on for some expert...

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Why I Chose Avila – Nina Larrabee

Every once in a while, we get to peel back the curtain and take a deeper dive into the lives and hearts of our residents. Recently, Ami Schnauber of LeadingAge New York sat down with our very own Nina Larrabee to learn more about Nina’s story, including her decision...

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2019 Might Be Your Year!

(to think about a new way of living) As we age, we have many choices we have to make about where and how we want to spend our remaining years. And while many love the houses filled with memories of family and friends, the maintenance of home ownership can often become...

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Older Adults – 2018

Daily Caring has put together an incredible and comprehensive list of 42 great gift ideas for older adults. We’re so glad they did! It’s packed with excellent suggestions that a senior in your lift is sure to love. Originally posted here, you can see some of our...

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Holiday Safety Tips

It’s that time of year when our residences are looking incredibly festive! Even in the glow of the holiday lights, we’re always thinking about safety. So we pulled together this list of tips from the National Safety Council for you and everyone on your list. Are You...

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Flu Season 2018: What You Should Know

Winter is here—and that means flu season has also arrived in the Capital Region. We do our best to keep our residents informed when it comes to this dangerous virus. Here is the latest news from the AARP. Thankfully, this year’s flu season has been a mild one so far....

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Natural Cleaners to Disinfect Your Home

Keeping a tidy and clean home helps us to stay healthy and feel more relaxed. But harsh chemicals in many store-bought cleaners can irritate the skin and lungs, or pose other health hazards. Luckily, there are alternatives ways to get rid of germs, soap scum, and...

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World Stroke Day

October 29th is World Stroke Day, and raising awareness is so important to saving lives. Knowing the signs of a stroke can benefit everyone. According to the CDC, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious...

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