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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.

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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Lifelong Learning: Meet The Raptors!

Our Lifelong Learning series continues. This time we got to meet the raptors - up close and personal - with Nancy Kimball. Nancy is a wildlife rehabilitator with over 16 years of experience. Wildlife rehabilitators aid in the care and recuperation of injured or sick...

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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Every 11 seconds, an older adult needs emergency medical care due to fall-related injuries. It's hard to imagine that one in four adults in the US will fall every year. The great news is that there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risk!  Fall prevention...

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The Art of Sushi

We had an extra special treat when one of our amazing  residents, Mickey Fleishman, demonstrated the art of sushi making for our residents! Mickey captured the imagination (and stomachs) of the captivated audience with her step-by-step tutorial, infused with a rich...

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September Happenings at Ávila

As Summer transitions to Fall, we're not slowing down here at Ávila! With so much to do, we can’t wait to dive into all of the fun. You can browse our calendar of events here. Some of the highlights include: An outing to the Saratoga Racetrack where residents had a...

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Fall Fun in New York’s Capital Region

There’s so much to do in each season, so we’ve rounded up a few of our fall favorites for you! Saratoga Apple From September 9 through early November, you can pick apples and enjoy a wagon ride at Saratoga Apple. Located on Route 29, this scenic spot also has a quaint...

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Lifelong Learning Series: The Erie Canal

On July 24th, Our residents had the opportunity to learn about one of the most significant achievements in New York's history: the Erie Canal. To celebrate the canal's recent bicentennial, we invited Craig Williams to share his wealth of knowledge on the subject. News...

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Travel Tips for a Smooth Journey

Whether you’re driving or flying, take steps to plan ahead and be prepared so you can enjoy a stress free travel experience. Make the most of your journey with these tips: Share Your Itinerary Let your family and friends know your travel plans with a detailed...

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Summer Fun With The Grandkids

Are your grandkids visiting you this summer? If so, the relaxed days of summertime are perfect for spending time together and creating new memories you’ll always cherish. If you live in a retirement community like Ávila and your grandchildren are visiting for the...

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