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How to Choose the Right Senior Living Community
September 22, 2022

Senior living communities aren’t just one-size-fits-all.   Perhaps you’re a retiree in your mid-60s looking to develop a support community with people at your age and stage that you can “age in place” with. Or maybe you require more advanced care, or specialized care depending on your specific health limitations. With the spectrum of options available today, there’s truly something…

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5 Reasons to Consider a Life Plan Community
September 6, 2022

A Life Plan Community (formally known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community) helps senior citizens age 62 and older lead full and fulfilling lives after retirement. It is the gold standard in retirement communities.   If you’re of the mindset that Utah senior living communities are only for people who need 24/7 care for debilitating health conditions, it’s time to…

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Keep Depression from Dampening Your Golden Years
August 25, 2022

According to the CDC, older adults have a higher risk for depression. That certainly doesn’t mean that depression is inevitable as you age; the vast majority of older adults are not depressed. But some effects of aging, such as chronic physical conditions or limited mobility, can trigger depression. How can I stave off depression as I age?   Engage your…

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How can seniors make the most of their experience at a senior living community?
August 25, 2022

Retirement brings a whole new phase of life. Choosing to transition to a senior living community can be overwhelming, but it also begins an entirely new chapter of friendships, activities, and social opportunities. The experience is what you make of it. Read on for tips on making the best of your time at a senior living community. Klara Dumancic Klara…

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Why You Can’t Afford to Stop Exercising as You Age
August 9, 2022

We’ve been taught from our youngest years that exercise is good, but does that hold true at every stage in life? What happens when your body starts to age, and the things that once kept you fit don’t feel quite right anymore? Maybe you ran or walked several miles a day, but now it hurts your knees. Or maybe that…

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U.S. News & World Report Names Summit Vista 2022-23 Best Independent Living Community
May 19, 2022

We are so excited to announce that Summit Vista has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Independent Living Community. It is such an honor to receive this award as it is only granted to communities that meet certain criteria and who illustrate exceptional performance on customer satisfaction surveys.   In the independent living category…

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Summit Vista Recognized By EFA Design Showcase
May 11, 2022

“We wanted to create a place our residents would love. I think this proves we’re on the right track.” Summit Vista CEO, Mark Erickson, was excited to comment on Summit Vista’s honorable mention in the Environments for Aging Design Showcase. “It feels good to know that our efforts are paying off,” he said. “I’m glad our residents are as pleased…

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The Benefits Of Music As We Age
April 29, 2022

Have you ever flipped on the radio only to hear a song that immediately took you back to a certain place or time in your life? Music has a profound ability to impact all of us at so many levels and in so many ways—and there’s no need to be a trained musician to fully appreciate, or even enjoy it….

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6 Easy Reasons to Downsize
March 28, 2022

If you’re approaching or already knee-deep in retirement, chances are you’ve asked yourself the question: should I downsize? And if you’re like many, you probably find that question somewhat difficult to answer. After all, making the decision to leave the family home is never an easy one.   However, there are plenty of benefits to downsizing to a smaller, more…

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