Holiday Giving

4 Simple Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

For many of us, the holidays are about spending time with loved ones, partaking in traditions old and new, and giving back to our neighbors and communities. To help you share the holiday spirit, we’ve created a list of four simple yet meaningful ways you can give back to others this season. Try one or […]

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Staying Social is the Key to Healthy Aging

Staying Social is Key to Healthy Aging

Social capital might be a new term, but what it describes has been a staple of human experience for millennia. In short, social capital refers to the close ties between people who live and work together. As we age, and especially as we retire, we lose much of that social capital we’ve spent a lifetime […]

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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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