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Join a card game or attend a musical performance. Go for a hike. See a film. Learn a new skill, or share your talents. Whatever your passion is, our dedicated staff are eager to help you age successfully with a variety of engaging opportunities. From classes and day trips to campus-wide celebrations, there’s always something to do at Acacia Creek.

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Learn to Trust Yourself

Developing faith and trust in one’s self can be a lifelong journey. Trusting oneself means having the ability to loosen up, swing out, take chances, and when you make mistakes, repair and learn from them. First, we must shift our focus from wanting perfection from ourselves and what is out of our control.  This reaction...

Embracing Change to Get Ahead

Without change, there is stagnation and decline, and yet change is often uncomfortable and inconvenient.  At Acacia Creek, a Masterpiece Living Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement community, we believe that accepting change is an important part of all wellness categories – intellectual, social, physical, and purposeful. Contemplate on the following principles to assist...

Sleep is Essential for Brain Health

How well are you sleeping? Experts say how well we sleep greatly influences our longevity. For optimal health, eight hours of sleep is recommended for adults. Lack of sleep, defined as six hours or less, can have serious consequences: concentration problems, memory loss and even a weaker immune system.  Most harmful diseases that originate from...

Cultivating Wisdom

Wisdom comes with experience, knowledge, and good judgment.  Wise people tend to see the bigger picture and understand situations from outside their own perspective, and as a result, they better display tolerance. Wise people are also able to accept reality with level-headedness. At Acacia Creek, a Masterpiece Living Certified Center for Successful Aging, and retirement...

Tuning Into the Internal World

We live in a fast-pace society focused on doing, but how often do we use our time to tune out all the distractions and focus on how we are really feeling, or what is really going on in our lives? Overtime, this high level of activity can leave us exhausted.  It can also affect our...

Rejuvenate in Nature

Have you ever noticed how good you feel after wandering in nature? Taking a quiet walk in nature is a great way to clear your mind and recharge your battery. Did you know that over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas? It’s not surprising that researchers found an increase in anxiety...

Practicing Optimism

Optimism is one of those mindsets that can be improved with practice.  Why is it so important to be optimistic?  Optimism has been proven to improve the immune system, prevent chronic disease, and help people cope with unfortunate news.  Studies show that optimistic people live longer, bounce back from illness faster, and display low...

Don’t Stress About It

Small amounts of stress can help us focus on a task, motivate us to finish an errand, and maybe even help us create new memories. However, a lot of stress can negatively impact memory and our health. In other words, being overstressed about something can cause us to lose more than than just our...

Stay Curious and Be Happy

Curiosity is a natural part of human development. It is how children begin to learn and grow and how all of us continue to expand our emotional and intellectual capacity throughout our lives. Being curious is more than being interested in learning: It involves challenging ourselves to see the world beyond what we might...

Creative Outlets Aid the Mind

Did you know that being creative is beneficial for your mind? Being creative in any way – by writing, gardening, woodworking, sewing, playing or listening to music, or participating in dramatic readings – can greatly impact the mind’s ability to think clearly. Here are five ways that being creative has proven to be a...