Successful Aging

2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, we vow to take care of one another. Now, let’s show the world we’re committed to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, one of the leading conditions affecting elderly brothers in our fraternity. On October 26, join Acacia Creek and Masonic Homes staff, residents,...

Mental Function Myth and Fact

Have you ever heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Unfortunately, this saying perpetuates the myth that once we reach a certain age, it is too late to challenge ourselves and learn new things, however, scientists say the opposite. Our capacity to grow and learn continues throughout our lives.  According to...

Masterpiece Living Lyceum

Masterpiece Living is dedicated to changing society’s perceptions and experience of aging.  Each year, the organization hosts a gathering of the minds at their Lyceum to educate and inspire us all. This year, they launched their first virtual Lyceum to share successful aging insight to a wider audience. At Acacia Creek, a Certified Center for...

Age Successfully by Letting Go

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. All of these areas of wellness can benefit when you learn to...

When We Believe, We Can Achieve

The word “possible” is defined as “able to be done; within the power or capacity of someone or something.” To believe in our individual possibilities means that we believe in our power and capacity to learn or do something new. Conversely, when we decide that there is nothing we can do – no possibilities...