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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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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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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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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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November 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.” Balance Matters falls prevention program Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. Balance Matters features a standardized fall risk assessment to implement and education […]

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Seniors get social at The Avenues Crofton Park

When was the last time you met up with a friend for coffee or attended a family gathering? If it’s been a while, it may be time to put something on the calendar. Studies have shown that social interaction has numerous benefits for seniors in particular, including improved brain health, longer life spans, enhanced physical […]

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October 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.” The Power of Balance fitness class Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 3 p.m. This balance class is designed to improve strength […]

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Senior Boutique Living: A new model for independent seniors

Senior living (or senior housing and care) is a choice for individuals seeking an independent lifestyle with as much assistance as they need or want. Typical considerations for individuals seeking senior living include cost, location, availability of health care, and lifestyle. When developing The Avenues at Crofton Park, we talked to a lot of experts […]

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Clean Your Plate: Favorite Recipes from Residents of The Avenues Crofton Park

One of the greatest aspects of senior boutique living in our community is residents having access to their own personal kitchen. As we have previously discussed on our blog, The Avenues Crofton Park offers larger kitchens in our apartments, giving seniors the choice to prepare their own food and eat in the privacy of their […]

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September 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.” Zumba Gold with Jean Harding Saturdays, September 2, 16 and 30 at 11 a.m. Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults who […]

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