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ActiveAdultLiving.com® Features Kolter Homes

Kolter Homes – An Active Adult Community Builder you can Trust

Obtaining information about the company that builds your future home is important. There are so many builders out there, how will you make your choice? Will they be any good? What if they do a terrible job? These are the questions that will run through your head when looking into building a home or buying or renting a home in an active adult community. This is why we at ActiveAdultLiving.com® have featured a reputed builder on our website, one you can trust. This is none other than Kolter Homes.

Staying Busy during Retirement

All those days of working 7 days a week and doing so almost the whole day are now behind you. The time you spent working and being busy is now considered as your “free” time. But, instead of sitting back and relaxing, you find yourself bored to death. What will you do with your newfound freedom? Apparently, lots of things….. Here are five of them.

2021 New Years Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions for Active Adults

The end of the old year and the dawn of a new… This is when most of us decide to make New Year’s resolutions. What are your New Year’s resolutions? Have you decided to take up something good and give up something bad? If you have not, then this is the best time to do so. Here are five resolutions you can consider sticking to in 2021.

Resolve to Eat More Healthy Foods – Many of us tend to think twice about preparing meals, especially when it is for only one. So, we will consider throwing together some processed foods that are easy to make. Although easy, these come with a load of health issues that you really should try and avoid. So, this coming year, make a promise to eat more healthy foods.

Home Buying Myths

Home Buying Myths

Buying a home can be a real challenge, with all the advice you will get from friends and family. So many factors have to be considered, most often, it will leave your head spinning. How do you separate fact from fiction? Here are some common home buying myths.

Senior Active Adult Lifestyle

Baby Boomers Want More From Life Than Bingo!

Baby boomers are no longer happy to sit in a community hall and play bingo. They want much more than a life, just sitting somewhere and looking at the view. They want activities, creature comforts, and exciting life. So, what do baby boomers want in their lives?

The Importance of Drinking Water

The Importance of Drinking Water for Seniors

Water is an all-important component in our lives.  Drinking water is vital to our health and lack of it for more than 24 hours becomes a life-threatening situation. 2/3 of the body consists of water and various tissues and organs in the body are made up of water.  As we age, there is a shift in our need for water and thirst for water.  For example, you would notice that the less water you drink the less thirsty you are.  This can lead to dehydration and serious health complications.  If you are a senior, you should know water is essential for you and strive to consume it, even without a thirst cue coming from the body.

Weight Loss After 55

Weight Loss After 55

As you age, you undergo a lot of changes both mentally and physically. It becomes increasingly difficult to lose weight as we grow older. The main reason being that metabolism drastically reduces after the age of 55. However, it does not mean that one cannot lose weight altogether. With the proper lifestyle changes, you can have a healthy weight and maintain it too. There are many measures senior citizens can do to achieve weight loss. Below are some ways that may help you lose weight effectively and keep it off.

Four Active Hobbies for Seniors

Active hobbies are good for you. They keep your mind sharp and your body moving. As you may be aware, it is essential to keep moving and keeping your minds sharp as you age. So, what are some great active hobbies that can help you? Let’s find out…..

Swimming

The Center for Disease Control states that swimming provides a variety of benefits, especially as you age. Swimming improves your health which is especially good for those with heart disease and diabetes. It decreases the risk of chronic illnesses, minimizes osteoarthritis pain, and improves joint health. The best part about swimming is it improves your mood and this, decreases depression. Many active adult communities feature indoor and outdoor swimming pools as they know about the importance of swimming for your health. So, make swimming a part of your daily routine.