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Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

Mindsets like optimism and pessimism aren’t just personality traits—they can affect our health and well-being, according to the Mayo Clinic. Positive thinking plays a key role in effective stress management which in turn is associated with a wide variety of health benefits. Likewise, studies show that positive thinking is associated with healthy living. But,...

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...

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...

Resilience: The Key to Longevity

Roughly 44 million people in the United States are now 65 or older, and by 2050, an estimated 387,000 could reach age 100. This is great news for all of us: There’s never been a better time to age with vitality and success! The National Institute on Aging (NIA) studied factors that influence longevity...

New Year, New Action

What’s on your bucket list for 2020? If you’ve included trying something new, you’re in good company—and on track for successful aging! According to the National Institute on Aging, “people who are involved in hobbies and other social and leisure pursuits may be at lower risk for (and less likely to develop) health problems,...

Set Smart Fitness Goals

With the month of January in full swing, you may already be planning how you’ll fulfill your 2020 resolutions. Most of us have at least one resolution that’s focused around getting more in shape so that we’ll feel healthier and happier. Unfortunately, this urge to “be healthier” can sometimes become overwhelming. Many people know...

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. Stress can affect every one of these important elements. That’s why it’s...

Join Us For Open House Tours!

Enhance your Lifestyle Open House Tours on  Saturday December 14 Please rsvp to (510) 441-3740   The only Certified Center for Successful Aging in the Bay Area A Not-for-Profit CCRC and Accredited Masterpiece Living Community   Bay View Residences Independent Living with Fine Dining, Housekeeping, and Maintenance A Lifestyle Calendar of Theater, Museums, Lectures,...