Benefits of living in a 55+ Community

Benefits of living in a 55+ Community

You turned 55. Now what? You realize that life is changing. Your responsibilities are different for sure, now that you're retired or about to be, but the most important change is that your needs and desires are not the same anymore. After all the hard work invested in...

How to make your house smart through automation

How to make your house smart through automation

We are in a new era! Each of us are surrounded by technology that makes our lives easier in the work and even living space.  These days we see air conditioners that activate 30 minutes before we arrive, lightbulbs that turn on when we enter the room and even coffee...

New interior-design trends to make your house look great in 2021!

New interior-design trends to make your house look great in 2021!

“New year, new me!”, is the motto we hear at the beginning of the year. This is true not only for the people but for the interior of our comfy homes.  Some features that we used to see everywhere during the 2010’s are fading away while new gimmicks are coming to stay...

Are you thinking about buying a home online? Let us be your guide!

Are you thinking about buying a home online? Let us be your guide!

The new reality we are now living in has us changing how we live in so many ways. Not even the process of buying a house needs to be done in person anymore. A new home can now be selected, every detail customized, and then even purchased using a more convenient and...

How to create your perfect outdoor living space

How to create your perfect outdoor living space

We all need our time with the outdoors, even if we don’t want or can’t get out of our home. Having your own private courtyard is a great, popular way of adding that little extra outdoor living space to your home.  Nevertheless, we want to show you other ways to make...

seniors activities ideas

The Golden Years in Cary, NC: Activities Ideas For Seniors

Reaching a certain age doesn’t have to mean playing bingo and watching daytime TV for the rest of your days. Quite the opposite, in fact. While we tend to have a pretty pessimistic view towards aging, in reality, retirement can be an opportunity to invest in self-care and personal fulfillment

So what can you do? Here are a few suggestions:

Become a student again

Many seniors use their relaxed schedules to finally invest in fields of study they’ve been passionate about their whole lives but not had the chance to pursue. Philosophy, languages, history and art are just some examples of what people may choose to focus on to expand their knowledge and perception of the world, not to mention engage in a lively discussion with fellow aficionados. If you’re more of a hands-on practical person, why not try a ceramics or woodwork class? If you’re imaginative, try a creative writing course or if you’re into performing arts, why not try your hand at acting and theatre? Whatever your interest, there’s bound to be something for you to study and become proficient in. 

Look beyond the surface

Perhaps you’ve already tried activities like gardening, group exercise and game puzzles and they haven’t piqued your interest, but activities that might seem mundane actually may have a lot more to offer. For example, don’t just arrange flowers, learn about the Japanese art of Ikebana. Don’t just do yoga for the physical element, use it to learn about spirituality or meditation on a deeper level. You may surprise yourself with what you learn if you dig a little deeper.

Challenge yourself

Becoming a certain age is often associated with feelings of helplessness and it shouldn’t have to be this way. Yes, you may be physically limited to some extent, but right now your triumphs are more valuable than ever. Engage in sports, put some elbow grease in that project you postponed for ages, try to go a little further every day. It’s not about overexerting, it’s about feeling proud of your achievements that you set for yourself and building motivation and happiness from the result of your efforts. 

Our 55+ active adult communities in Cary, NC will be the stage for you to shine in this new phase of your life. The largest town and seventh-largest municipality in North Carolina is home to top-quality restaurants, world-class shopping, booming business, top-tier entertainment, culture and arts and a wide range of leisure and outdoor experiences for you to choose from. Check our available homes now, Cary is waiting for you!