Category Archives: Colorado

Healthy Living is the Heartbeat of Boulder

Boulder Colorado is synonymous with spectacular scenery, a focus on education, and most known for promoting a healthy lifestyle. Anyone who’s visited this city can say it doesn’t take much persuasion to get out into the mountain air. With views of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains and an undeniable energetic vibe, Boulder has a reputation for making an outdoor enthusiast out of just about anyone. Whether it’s hitting the slopes, or hiking the steepest summit, living the good life is savored one awe-inspiring view at a time. Named one of the best states to retire by CNN Money, Colorado is a haven for health nuts, artists, and anyone looking to put the “active” back into their daily life.

If someone in Boulder tells you to take a hike, the next question is where? From easy, to strenuous, hikers have 150 scenic trails to choose from, and the best part is being able to experience a fresh air adventure any time of year. The city sits 5,430 above sea level and boasts panoramic views of the Rockies, and the mystical Flatiron Mountains with over 300 days of sun for whatever outdoor adventure one can dream up. For someone with a passion for sports, and fitness, Boulder is at the top of the list for just about everything from cycling, and rock climbing, to kayaking, and cross-country skiing. Ranked one of the nation’s healthiest cities by USA Today, the opportunities to lead an active lifestyle are virtually limitless.

Rocky Mountain National Park Evokes Pure Magic

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein.

There’s no denying the cathartic effect nature has on the mind and body, and one mountain retreat is known for being a place of true enlightenment. Attracting millions of visitors to its majestic, rugged beauty, Rocky Mountain National Park is a spectacular paradise where outdoor lovers will experience that signature Rocky Mountain High.

Since the Rocky Mountain National Park Act was signed in 1915, efforts to conserve and create what is now one our nation’s most sought after destinations has evolved into an almost infinite network of trails, roads, and diverse eco-systems inviting visitors to experience its unmatched spiritual beauty. Located within a few hours of Denver, nestled between Estes Park, and Grand Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park is home to breathtaking waterfalls, over 350 miles of hiking trails, and is a natural habitat for hundreds of wildlife, and plant species. More than 50 pristine lakes and streams ripple against the dense evergreen-studded shoreline, and offer the perfect venue for sports fishing, or enjoying a leisurely waterfront picnic.

Beautiful Apartment Homes Affinity at Loveland

Affinity defines a fondness, affection, a leaning toward, which is exactly how active adults will feel about life at Affinity at Loveland. This vibrant 55+ rental community has changed the lens on the which residents view apartment life by offering an energetic lifestyle, and elegant homes. Located just 45 minutes from Denver, against the foothills of the Colorado Rockies, Loveland is within walking distance to just about anywhere, and outdoor enthusiasts will find Colorado a paradise for everything from hiking to whitewater rafting. These beautiful rental units provide all the comfort one would need in a home, but with the volume turned up in terms of finishes, and access to exciting amenities.

Affinity gives residents the ease of making one monthly payment that includes everything from utilities to Wifi. Apartments rates range from $1285-$1895, with a choice of floor plans from one bath studios starting at 495 square feet, and spacious two bed two bath options up to 1,030 square feet. Attention to detail can be seen throughout each home with high-end finishes including elegant cabinetry, designer floors, fixtures, and some units with a mobile kitchen island. Bathrooms boast plenty of storage and even offer a laundry closet with a designated folding space. Forget the laundromat as tenants have the luxury of their own washer, and dryer and fully equipped kitchens with all appliances included.

Coming Soon Late 2017 The Grand Monarch Senior Living

Thought single family dwellers had all the fun? Apartment communities have moved up the ladder as a popular housing option for baby boomers, and retirees looking to downsize, or seeking a maintenance free lifestyle. The lock up and leave aspect of apartment living is attractive to snowbirds on the move, and busy 55+ executives who just want to come home, and relax. Six miles from downtown Denver, The Grand Monarch Senior Living in Lakewood, Colorado is gearing up to unveil an amenity rich luxury lifestyle, where Rocky Mountain Views, and limitless activities have prospective residents clamoring to get on the list.

Avenida Partners, the developer behind this exciting 55+ community puts seniors in control of their finances by allowing tenants to choose which services they pay for rather than stretching their budgets for those they don’t. Not your average apartment community, The Grand Monarch boasts luxurious amenities, beautiful modern floor plans, and immaculate garden courtyards. Residents will find high end apartment homes that feature stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and the convenience of a full size washer, and dryer. Thoughtful design details from the flooring, and cabinetry to a private balcony for morning coffee, offer a life of style, and ease of maintenance.

Are You Ready For Ski Season?

This winter you could do the stationary bike or treadmill thing, but if you’re lucky enough to find some snow this season, hitting the slopes is an exhilarating way to stay fit, and take advantage of the senior discounts offered by many ski resorts across the country. High altitude adventures aren’t just for kids, and boomers are tackling their Olympic freestyle dreams one mountain at a time.

Joint replacements, fear of falls? The ski loving resort town of Aspen, Colorado has taken their passion for winter recreation fifty, and beyond with their Bumps for Boomers program. Instructors know getting older doesn’t mean slowing down, and teaching active adults tips, and techniques to navigate moguls, and powder is their speciality in a learning environment designed exclusively with boomers in mind.

2 Rental Active Adult Communities with 24 – Hour Security

Renting always sounds better than buying outright. It is a way of keeping your nest egg and enjoying life. There are many rental active adult communities available. However, if you are considering renting a home instead of buying one, you may wish to rent one with 24-hour security as this gives you peace of mind. Here are 2 rental active lifestyle communities with 24-hour security, you can think of renting.

Metropolitan at Cheesman – the Newest Address for Denver’s Seniors!

Metropolitan at Cheesman is the newest apartment complex that has cropped up in Denver, Colorado. This community features urban living at its best while providing you impressive amenities along with luxurious, comfortable apartments. If you enjoy city living and the comfort of apartment living, check out this active adult community.

Senior Boutique Living at its Best at The Avenues Crofton Park

The Avenues Crofton Park in Broomfield, Colorado is the newest way to live life to the fullest. This retirement community offers you the ability to live a carefree lifestyle just the way you want in a comfortable home of your choice, in an active adult community with a myriad of amenities. This is what you call “boutique living!”