Living in Balance: Fall Prevention Tips

Living in Balance: Fall Prevention Tips

It’s no secret that falls are dangerous for seniors, but did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for senior citizens in America? Or that one in four seniors fall each year? What about the fact that every 11 seconds, a senior is treated at an emergency room for […]

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Downsizing

4 Tips for Transitioning to Senior Living

As wonderful of a decision as it is for many people, moving into a senior living community is a big transition. If you’ve lived in your home a long time, it’s likely filled with memories and belongings you’ve acquired over the years. Deciding what you’ll take on the next phase of your journey as well […]

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Senior couple summer

Five Fun Things to Do in Broomfield This Summer

The Avenues Crofton Park is proud to be located along Colorado’s picturesque Front Range. Not only do our residents enjoy stunning mountain views and easy access to parks, trails and other recreational destinations, they get to live in the vibrant, social city of Broomfield. Located 20 miles outside of Denver, the City of Broomfield has […]

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Shopping for a retirement community with your adult child

Shopping for a Retirement Community with Your Adult Child

Shopping for a retirement community can be a daunting experience to tackle all on your own. Many questions come up when considering a move from your longtime home: How will you finance your move? What type of community is best for your needs? What should you be looking for when shopping for a retirement community? […]

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Seniors walking

Walking: A Big Step Toward Better Health

Ever since nurse Florence Nightingale suggested hospitals open windows to let fresh air in for the benefit of patient health, there has been a sentiment that fresh air is beneficial to our health. Yet for most of us, living in colder climates means shutting windows and doors throughout the winter to keep heat in and […]

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Concierge Services

Aging in Place: Concierge Services at The Avenues Crofton Park

Seniors choose to move into 55+ communities for a number of reasons. Be it the desire for an active, social lifestyle, interaction with peers, a reprieve from a home maintenance or a chance to downsize, these communities provide residents with a wealth of amenities and activities. And while 55+ communities are designed for independent adults, […]

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55-plus couple

Why Seniors Are Choosing to Rent

If you thought millennials were the only ones shying away from home ownership, think again. A 2017 study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University reported that adults ages 50 and over accounted for half of the increase in the total number of renters within the past decade — here’s why. For […]

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Senior Painting Canvas

January Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” ‘Activity for Lifelong Health’ Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Join Dr. Rachael Van Pelt for her second lecture in her six-part series, […]

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Wine tasting

December Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” Tai Chi Classes Thursdays in December at 9:30 a.m. Tai chi is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts that combines slow, controlled […]

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Arts & Culture in Broomfield

Where We Live: Arts & Culture in Broomfield

With over 77 million state visitors reported by the Colorado Department of Transportation in 2015, it’s well-established that Colorado’s natural wonders and endless recreation opportunities make it the perfect state for travelers to visit any time of year. What’s more, it’s also becoming a desired location for seniors — several Colorado cities and counties have […]

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