Category Archives: Nevada
Listed the second safest city by Forbes, and rich in amenities, and entertainment, it’s no surprise that Henderson Nevada became the destination of choice for Del Webb’s luxury 55+ community of Sun City Anthem. Henderson is the state’s second largest city, and caters to boomers, and retirees offering a wealth of attractions, recreation, and affordable housing. This Mojave Desert oasis became a member of AARP’s age friendly communities in 2015, and is committed to proving an active, and accommodating lifestyle with an efficient public transportation system, and programs designed for older adults.
Becoming a member of AARP’s list of age friendly communities means cities are dedicated to serving all age groups, with services, and amenities available to seniors, and retirees. Henderson’s 29,667 square foot Heritage Park Senior center has it all for active lifestyles with everything from a fitness center, and dance room, to a commercial kitchen, cafe, and wellness center. Available to anyone 50 or better, this facility is a great place to escape the desert heat.
Building, renting or buying a home can be extremely stressful. The financing itself can make you consider staying in your old home. However, when you face retirement, a change is always a good thing. So, moving to a new home in a new retirement community is a step in the right direction. As you would naturally consider the builder when selecting a home, we have provided you with a little information about a builder of some best retirement communities, to make your job easier. This is none other than Thesman Communities.
Las Vegas is a huge tourist destination. It is the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and is a popular Active Adult Living for retirement. Las Vegas Meadows is an active adult community, tucked away in southwest Las Vegas, on 42 acres of land. This community offers 55+ seniors the best of social and recreational amenities, as well as, comfortable living in newly remodeled homes. So, if you like being in proximity to the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas, yet wish to live in peace and tranquility, this is the place for you.
Located approximately 20 minutes from McCarran Airport and the Las Vegas Strip, lies a spectacular age-restricted active adult community known as Siena in Summerlin. Built by the Sunrise Colony Corporation, in 1999, and completed in 2005, this is an active adult community where residents will find the most beautiful homes and the right amount of activities and amenities to make retired living the best ever.
In this edition of the Active Living Newsletter we feature the Realtor Lynn Marie Carlson, showcasing the Siena in Summerlin community on the ActiveAdultLiving.com family of websites. Lyn is what you can call an industry veteran, with over 25 years of real estate experience and a range of accreditations to her credit. Her qualifications and accreditations are formidable, including Broker-Salesperson, GRI designation (Graduate of the Real Estate Institute), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), Certified New Home Specialist and member of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors as well as a Member of Nevada Association of Realtors. Lynn has great talents where color and design, plus interior and exterior designing are concerned – allowing her clients to benefit from her knowledge so they can maximize the marketability of their properties. She is a proud mom of two children and has eight grandchildren. With a love for travel, Lynn has travelled extensively in US, her native country of Canada, and in Europe. Having previously lived in Washington, Lynn now resides at Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada and says that purchasing residential real estate is really “buying a lifestyle.” Read on to find out more about Siena in Summerlin, Las Vegas where Lynn is not just the realtor but also a happy resident.
Active adults, who do not have the time to exercise for long hours, will be happy to hear recent research has indicated that short bursts of intense exercise have many health benefits. Yes, it is true! All you need to do is take three minutes off your busy schedule to do some high intensity training (HIT), a week for four weeks, and you will start seeing the benefits. For example, in some research institutes, participants experienced an average of 24% insulin sensitivity with just 3 minutes of exercise. So, how do you do this? Let’s take a look.