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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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Let’s Get Musical

Music can be a very helpful addition to your exercise routine. Just like when you’re listening to the radio and your favorite song comes on, it excites you and makes you want to move. Using this feeling of excitement in your workout can help get your heart rate pumping.   So, how exactly does...

Celebrating Friendships

More than 80 years ago, Congress proclaimed the first Sunday of August as National Friendship Day. Today, this holiday falls on Sunday, August 5. Honoring the bonds of friendship is a sweet thing to do. The love and support friendship provides is invaluable. Friendships are also our most reliable sources for social, intellectual, and...

Counting Calories

If the phrase “counting calories” is enough to throw you into a tailspin, you’re not alone! Trying to eat fewer calories while making sure you are obtaining necessary nutrients and making sure you exercise enough to burn off the calories can be frustrating and confusing.  Let’s take a few minutes to break this down...

Embracing Happiness

When you think about times at which you have felt happiness, you might envision enjoyable moments you have spent with friends or family members, personal achievements, or experiencing something beautiful for the first time.   But, it’s equally possible to find happiness in everyday life by embracing a positive mindset and making personal happiness...

The Joy of Walking

According to the American College of Sports Medicine, seniors need a total of 150 minutes a week of moderate physical activity to stay healthy. This may sound like a lot of time, but it’s actually only two and a half hours per week. And, “moderate physical activity” doesn’t need to be complicated. It includes...

Sharing Aloha

For those who have experienced Hawaiian culture, it is common to use the word aloha.   According to the Oxford English Dictionary, aloha is “a Hawaiian word used when greeting or parting from someone.” But using Hawaiian language grammatical rules, it is literally translated as, “the joyful sharing of life energy in the present”...

Flexibility and Wellness

When you think of the word “flexibility,” does it conjure images of lithe gymnasts or contorting yogis? Being physically flexible is important, but that’s not the only kind of flexibility that matters; it’s also crucial to be able to adapt and show flexibility in thoughts and actions.   Flexibility allows for greater ease in...

Moving for Wellness

Each May, Acacia Creek residents and staff participate in Move for Wellness – an annual campaign that encourages participants to be mindful of how much physical activity we are getting and to inspire us to move more. Each week during the month of May, we track our purposeful movement every day to see how...

Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition plays a very important role in the health and wellness of the human body. We all need protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals to give our bodies the proper energy for our active, healthy lifestyles. Maintaining a well-balanced diet is crucial to ensuring you are getting the nutritional benefits you need to...

To Age Successfully, Take a Break

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. As summer approaches, you may feel like you’re behind the...