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Del Webb Retirement Communities

31 May, 2016

Del Webb was founded in 1960 and their first Del Webb retirement community was the Del Webb Sun City community. Since then, the Del Webb communities have even further developed and improved the lifestyle that it offers to its residents. Furthermore, since 1960 Del Webb now have over 50 communities in 20 different states. Some of these states include Del Webb communities in Florida, Texas and Arizona.  

Solera Chandler by Del Webb

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A Happy Home Owner : Four Seasons at Millville

26 May, 2016

Tucked away in the woodlands of Cumberland County New Jersey, the active adult community of Four Seasons at Millville is a beautiful place to call home.  Schaeffer Homes has taken pride in providing Southern New Jersey with affordable, quality built homes for more than 60 years and their Four Seasons at Millville active adult community is no exception.  With a focus on the ultimate in active retirement living, this grand community features low maintenance single family homes, ...read more

A Taste of the Northwest in Spokane

23 May, 2016

Spokane, Washington isn't just a city, it's a way of life.  It's motto "near nature near perfect" pretty much sums up how residents feel about living in this lush corner of the Pacific Northwest.   If you're considering relocating your retirement to a place that beckons you to soak in the great outdoors, Spokane is your city. Rated in the top 25 best cities to retire by CNNMoney.com, and ranked one of the cleanest cities by USA Today, Spokane off...read more

Experience Pride of Ownership with Lenape Builders

17 May, 2016

Home represents so much more than four walls.  It's a place for making memories, and dreaming about the future.  Nobody understands the investment of home ownership, and spending time with the ones you love more than Lenape Builders who have been building new homes in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania since 1978.  By demonstrating a consistent commitment to quality and service the customers of Lenape Builders have used words such as “professional”, &ldqu...read more

Kick up your heels in Austin TX

16 May, 2016

If you asked today's baby boomers what they have in mind for their retirement, most will say they're taking their second youth for a joyride .  Retirement is being redefined one baby boomer at a time, and where they're redefining it is in no other than the vibrant city of Austin, Texas.  This artsy, and fun loving city had a population of over 2.0 million in 2015 according to the Austin Chamber, with over 184,000 of its residents being 65, and older.  What&...read more

Smart snacking

28 May, 2015

We all need to snack throughout the day to keep our energy up, and avoid blood sugar imbalances. You can escape the temptation of potato chips, candy bars and other high fat sugary snacks by keeping an arsenal of healthy options on hand when you're out and about and need an energy boost.  Try some of these easy and portable ideas to stave off hunger and ensure snacking success!

Nuts are the perfect snack food as they contain protein as well as a good amount of ...read more

Is going vegetarian healthy?

28 May, 2015

Any vegan or vegetarian will tell you that the number one question they're asked is where they get their protein?  It's almost perplexing to some that getting adequate nutrition from a plant based diet is even possible! Well balanced meals that forego the meat are actually proven to provide the nutrients necessary for energy, and maintaining optimal health without the burden of cholesterol or saturated fats.

Meatless Monday has become quite a trend and a ve...read more

Getting fresh with herbs

19 May, 2015

It's easy to get stuck in a flavor rut when it comes to cooking with herbs.  You buy cilantro for taco night, and what doesn't get used sits in the fridge until it wilts.  Sound familiar?  Herbs add a fresh flavor to slow cooked dishes, and even cocktails.

Experiment with different herb/food pairings to discover your favorites! Here are some that I find most commonly available, and that are easy to mix and match.

Parsley isn't ju...read more

Conquer your sweet tooth!

19 May, 2015

On average, Americans consume about 130 pounds of the sweet stuff each year.  Sugar is EVERYWHERE. Check any label at the grocery store and you'll find it in everything from ketchup to lunch meat. Sugar releases the feel good chemical dopamine into the brain, so it's no wonder in our high stress world that so many reach for sweet solace.  Did you know that research has likened the addiction to sugar to that of cocaine? I'm not saying quit sugar all together, but...read more

Don't Lose Sleep!

12 May, 2015

Whether it's a hectic schedule, or insomnia, sleep deprivation has become a common ailment for most of us. As we get older sleep seems to be more of a luxury than a necessity and we find ourselves running on empty.  Getting your beauty sleep isn't just propaganda as it can, and does affect the way we look, and how we function.

Sure, losing sleep means more hours in your day but over time it begins to affect mental focus and can cause a host of other health ...read more

Sun Safety!

11 May, 2015

It's encouraged to spend time soaking up some good old vitamin D, but take precautions before heading outside.  Aging skin loses elasticity making it  more sensitive to UVA and UVB rays.  People think there's no danger as long as they avoid sunburn, but according to the American Cancer Society, they are still at risk for skin cancer.  Did you know that even on a cloudy day 80% of UV rays can still pass through?  Pull up a poolside chair with these tip...read more

Kick up the heat!

11 May, 2015

Healthy eating doesn't mean sacrificing flavor. You can give your palate, and health a boost by adding some zesty spices to your repertoire, and transform your recipes from mundane to amazing! There are a few key spices that I think are must haves for wellness, and gourmet flair so lets fire up the stove and get cooking shall we?

Turmeric  Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory that is readily available as a ground spice as well as a supplement.  I...read more

Coping with Jet Lag

04 May, 2015

Traveling is rewarding, but we've all experienced the dreaded jet lag.  You've crossed time zones and suddenly your entire internal clock is off kilter. If traveling by plane, it's likely you haven't slept much if at all, not to mention your diet being sabotaged by airplane food. Whether coming or going, it can feel like you're in a haze and often the first inclination is to crawl under the covers to sleep it off.

Rick Steves host of the PBS ser...read more

Juicing is not just a trend!

04 May, 2015

Juicing is much more than a health craze.  It's a way of infusing the body with a wealth of nutrients without taking a handful of supplements. It is also an easy way to get our recommended  9 + servings each day which to be honest, can be difficult sometimes.  Fruits and vegetables are most beneficial in their raw living form because they retain the nutrition often lost during the cooking process.  The beauty of juicing especially for seniors is that the vitam...read more