Category Archives: Nevada

Yoga for Active Adults has Numerous Health Benefits

Keeping healthy becomes a major priority for seniors once they reach a certain age. This is something that everyone should take seriously.   Keeping fit and healthy enables you to enjoy life to its fullest.  Good health does not come without effort. It requires the relieving of stress, keeping active, hydrating your body sufficiently and eating the proper foods.  When it comes to keeping active and relieving stress, yoga is considered extremely beneficial. It is an active exercise that is almost always recommended for people of all ages, by various healthcare practitioners – because there are numerous health benefits.

Seniors enjoying playing golf

Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and active lifestyle.  If you are interested in a lifestyle that includes country clubs, golf courses and neighbors who will join you in a round of golf, then you should certainly look consider a golfing community that is 55 plus age-restricted, or age-targeted for active adults.

There are many benefits to be gained by playing golf.  For one thing, you will be breathing clean, fresh air.  In addition, you will be physically active for at least four hours on a beautiful, sunny day.  Although golfing is not as strenuous and active like swimming or taking a brisk walk, it does provide you with the physical activity you need to get your blood circulation in motion and it’s great for clearing your mind of the daily stresses of life.  If you choose to walk the 18 holes instead of taking a cart, the health benefits of your round of golf are multiplied!  Playing golf is easy on the joints and does burn a significant amount of calories, while also allowing you the social opportunities to bond with your golfing partners. There are many Active Adult Communities that provide 55+ retirees the opportunity to pursue their love for the game of golf. Check out three of the best-golfing communities that are ideal for active and enjoyable senior living.

3 Minutes a Week of Exercise for Better Health – Is that All?

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.

Why shopping can be good for you and what impact it carries on your health

Shopping your Way to Good Health, Advice for Senior Living

Your health is certainly a very important aspect of your life. As you know, when you age, your health state becomes more delicate. So, if you have not been taking care to preserve your good health up to this point, now is essentially a time to consider it and no time to spare either. While various healthy diets and all forms of suitable exercises are in the cards, have you thought of how to shop your way to good health? How can it affect your health? Yes, it can affect our wealth, if we go overboard in shopping sprees but how would our health be linked? Here are some insights into why shopping can be good for you and what impact it carries on your health.

Best Places to Retire

What are Some of the Best Places to Retire?

When you reach retirement age, you may worry about where you should retire to.  These places should be safe with a very low crime rate, should have low taxes, low cost of living, reasonably priced homes with opportunities to stay active, plus have quality health care and good weather etc.  There are a number of states that provide you all of the above and more.  According to Forbes Magazine’s June issue of 2012, there are many places that are suitable for retiring.  Below are some of the best states to retire to.

New Mexico is not only Forbes’ best places to retire; it is also vouched for by us.  This is a state that has many things to offer a retiree.  It is an enchanted state with breathtaking sunsets and fabulous, delicious cuisine. With a low 4.9% income tax rate, fantastic weather, cultural diversity, low crime rate, and high-quality medical care, New Mexico is rated as the Top state for retirement. If you are interested in a life of fun and frolic with many activities and amenities, you should consider a retirement community in New Mexico. One of the best retirement communities in this great state is Del Webb at Mirehaven in Albuquerque. This gated community offers you high desert views, mountain trails and plenty of open space to make the most of your days. Homes are affordable, priced at mid $200’s and you can enjoy your day just relaxing by the pool in the 10,000+ sq. ft. clubhouse.  Life is easy, fun and exciting in New Mexico making it an ideal place to retire.

Reno Nevada

There’s More to Reno Than Rolling the Dice

Showy desert sunsets, the glitz of Harrah’s and Circus Circus illuminating the night sky, hundreds of hot air balloons racing to the finish line – Nevada’s “Biggest Little City in the  World” is a jackpot not to be missed. Most associate Reno with trying their luck at a slot machine or feeling the rumble of Hot August Nights beneath their feet, but behind all the vivid neon glamour is a culturally rich, highly livable city abundant in natural beauty. An ideal city for any age, Reno is a fantastic spot for retirees, or empty nesters to take a vacation or perhaps find the home of their dreams in a 55+ community, but whatever brings them to this buzzing little metro they’ll discover it’s not just about cashing in their chips.

New Home Community Heritage at Cadence, NV

The Mojave Desert oasis of Henderson has earned kudos for being the second safest city to live according to Forbes, as well as being a member of AARP’s list of age-friendly communities. Offering a wealth of attractions, recreation, and affordable housing, it’s no surprise this hot spot for snowbirds, and retirees is also home to the new home community of Heritage at Cadence. Situated within the picturesque master planned community of Cadence, this premier community is uniquely designed from the guard gated entrance to Lennar’s thoughtful innovations, and signature design elements to indulge active adult buyers.

This expansive new home community features a 20,000 square foot recreation center designed with active adults in mind boasting an indoor, and outdoor resort style pool, exercise classes, a ballroom, billiard room, and more! Heritage has it’s very own cafe where 55+ residents can relax with a cappuccino after an invigorating workout, and provides plenty of space to host a gathering. Designed for the ideal lifestyle, Cadence gives residents an extensive array of fresh air amenities with a fifty-acre park, a bike share program, and an abundance of open areas to take a walk or enjoy a picnic.

Regency at Summerlin is a Class Act

Toll Brothers has done it again with their debut of Regency at Summerlin, a 55+ master planned oasis part of Summerlin’s 450 acre Cliffs Village development featuring contemporary new home designs, resort style amenities, and the attention to detail this builder is known for. From executives, to retirees, Regency at Summerlin provides the low maintenance, carefree lifestyle active adults desire in a home.

With over 425 single family homes priced in the 400-600’s, and ranging from 1,665 to 2,424 square feet, Regency’s featured collections include the Summit, Palisades, and Pinnacle, each with three gorgeous floor plans, and high quality finishes throughout. Perfect for hosting family, and friends, home options include spacious great rooms, covered outdoor entertaining areas, and gourmet kitchens to allow one’s culinary imagination to run wild. Indoor, outdoor living is made seamless with wide sliding doors that transition into backyard living spaces ideal for weekend barbecues, or relaxing after a busy day. Buyers will also find oversized garages, low maintenance landscaping, and streamlined modern architectural details.