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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.

June Happenings at Avila

June is a great month to be in New York’s Capital Region. With great weather and so much to do, we’ve got a robust schedule of events for our residents to enjoy. Here are some of the highlights for all that is happening this month: June 5th - Royal Ballet at Proctors...

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The Avila Lifestyle

Here at Avila, we’ve been incredibly lucky to have so many unique residents over the years. If we had to choose one word to capture the spirit of the people who choose Avila as their home, we’d pick “robust.” With such a zest for life, it makes sense that so many...

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2018 Travel Tips For Seniors

Many of our residents love to travel, and we’re inspired by them! They’ve given us a lot of great tips over the years. Since we’re about to be in the full swing of summer vacation season, it’s the perfect time to share some ways to enhance your experience as you...

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Outdoor Activities for Seniors To Enjoy

Great weather is here, and we couldn’t be more ready to for it! From exploring beautiful gardens to heading out on the town, here is a list of activities for seniors to enjoy. Take a Stroll The health benefits of walking are pretty impressive. Through walking, you...

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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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