Successful Aging

Reduce Stress this Holiday Season

At Acacia Creek, a Masterpiece Living Certified Center for Successful Aging, residents and team members work to embody successful aging practices in everyday life. Successful aging includes focusing on optimal health in the four primary categories of wellness—physical, mental, social, and spiritual—and stress can affect every one of these important elements! In times of...

Age Successfully This Thanksgiving!

When thinking of Thanksgiving, does a succulent roast turkey with stuffing come to mind? Or is it the cranberry sauce and other side dishes? While this holiday is often chided for its potential to wreak havoc on waistlines, it is also the perfect opportunity to celebrate the important role of nutritious food and socialization...

Positive Perceptions about Aging

Today’s culture puts great emphasis on vitality and youth which often results in a stigma and negative outlooks associated with aging.  Stereotyping and poking fun of people as they age may seem like harmless fun, but it is indeed a form of prejudice in our modern society. What will it take to shift this...

Live Better by Seeing the Best

How much does attitude affect our overall wellness? From common observations and from what studies suggest, those who see the glass as half-full may be experiencing health benefits. At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, residents and staff focus on achieving optimal health by growing the whole person – intellectually,...