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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.

Everyday Strength Training For Seniors

As we age, we sometimes have more difficulty navigating the world around us. Tasks that once seemed effortless—like stepping down a curb, rising from a chair, or traversing a crowded room—can be a bit daunting. One of the best ways to tackle this change is by building...

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Why Use A Senior Move Manager?

What is a senior move manager and why should you use one? Plain and simple, a senior move manager will make your life so much easier when the time comes for you to downsize your home and/or prepare you for an upcoming move.  They are specially trained to help the...

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What To Expect When You Tour Avila

You’ve done your research, and you can see that Avila is the type of place you want to know more about. Perfect! We love it when people come visit and see first-hand why our community is so great. Whether you stop in or call to set up an appointment, we’ll be happy to...

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How To Think About Housing As We Age

Our homes do more than provide shelter. They facilitate connections--whether that be with neighbors, friends, or family living nearby. Being in the right house can improve your stress levels and elevate your life experience. Researchers have been working hard to...

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Tips For Moving Senior Parents

Moving is no small task, and downsizing along with it can create a variety of challenges to address. Fortunately, there are many resources out there to help with the process. Check out our previous blog post from expert Michelle Kavanaugh at Organize Senior Moves for...

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Seasonal Menu – Winter 2018

Fresh, seasonal, delicious—three words we all love to hear when it comes to what we eat! What’s on the winter menu at Avila? We’ve partnered with the incredible staff at Mazzone Hospitality to bring our  residents everything from classic comfort dishes to bright,...

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Get Social: Seniors Using Tech To Connect

The cold weather months can be especially challenging. This can be especially hard for seniors who may not live near family or friends or are not able to get out as much as they used to. Don't be discouraged. Thanks to technology you can stay connected. How? Social...

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Retire To Your Happy Place

“You’re off to great places! So get on your way! Your mountain is waiting . . . so get on your way!” - Dr. Seuss You know the place--the one that gives you a big smile and warms your insides. It’s your happy place: it may be a certain town, a favorite hobby, a cozy...

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The “New” Retirement Lifestyle

You might be thinking that your quality of life could use a real boost. You love to travel, write, be active and social. You’re looking for a way to enjoy life to the fullest, but maybe you’re not sure where to start? If you’re over 55, the answer may very well be a...

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