Seniors walking

Walking: A Big Step Toward Better Health

Ever since nurse Florence Nightingale suggested hospitals open windows to let fresh air in for the benefit of patient health, there has been a sentiment that fresh air is beneficial to our health. Yet for most of us, living in colder climates means shutting windows and doors throughout the winter to keep heat in and […]

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Concierge Services

Aging in Place: Concierge Services at The Avenues Crofton Park

Seniors choose to move into 55+ communities for a number of reasons. Be it the desire for an active, social lifestyle, interaction with peers, a reprieve from a home maintenance or a chance to downsize, these communities provide residents with a wealth of amenities and activities. And while 55+ communities are designed for independent adults, […]

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55-plus couple

Why Seniors Are Choosing to Rent

If you thought millennials were the only ones shying away from home ownership, think again. A 2017 study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University reported that adults ages 50 and over accounted for half of the increase in the total number of renters within the past decade — here’s why. For […]

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Senior Painting Canvas

January Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” ‘Activity for Lifelong Health’ Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. Join Dr. Rachael Van Pelt for her second lecture in her six-part series, […]

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Tom Valencia

Meet Our Team: Thomas Valencia, Concierge

Tom Valencia joined our team at The Avenues Crofton Park in July 2017. As our concierge, Tom plays a key role in ensuring our residents and visitors have an exceptional experience at our community. He greets and directs those who walk into our lobby, answers questions, and assists our residents in making sure they have […]

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Wine tasting

December Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” Tai Chi Classes Thursdays in December at 9:30 a.m. Tai chi is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts that combines slow, controlled […]

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Arts & Culture in Broomfield

Where We Live: Arts & Culture in Broomfield

With over 77 million state visitors reported by the Colorado Department of Transportation in 2015, it’s well-established that Colorado’s natural wonders and endless recreation opportunities make it the perfect state for travelers to visit any time of year. What’s more, it’s also becoming a desired location for seniors — several Colorado cities and counties have […]

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November Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” Balance Matters falls prevention program Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. Balance Matters features a standardized fall risk assessment to implement and education […]

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The Avenues Crofton Park

Seniors get social at The Avenues Crofton Park

When was the last time you met up with a friend for coffee or attended a family gathering? If it’s been a while, it may be time to put something on the calendar. Studies have shown that social interaction has numerous benefits for seniors in particular, including improved brain health, longer life spans, enhanced physical […]

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October Events at The Avenues Crofton Park

Residents at The Avenues Crofton Park have access to a robust social calendar, and we’re willing to share. RSVP to lifestyle@livetheavenues.com for any of these events and receive a special “complimentary pass.” The Power of Balance fitness class Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 3 p.m. This balance class is designed to improve strength […]

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