Keep up with the latest news at Aberdeen Ridge, learn some helpful tips and ideas related to senior living, and gain insight into issues that matter to seniors and their loved ones.


Why Seniors Should Choose a Community With Continuing Care Built-In

Why Senior Communities with Built-In Care Are Better. Those of us lucky enough to have reached retirement time know we now have options. The pace of everyday life has changed. Essentially, we’re free to do whatever we want and live wherever we choose. One popular choice is the so-called 55+ community for people age 55 …

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Why I’m Moving to Aberdeen Ridge | A Letter from Meg Burke

Hi, I’m Meg Burke, and I’m a Charter Member of Aberdeen Ridge, a new senior living community coming to Colorado Springs. I’d like to tell you how I came to this decision. I’m a planner by nature, so I did a nationwide search for a place offering everything I want. I even did cost comparisons …

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What Are the Benefits of an Entrance Fee Community?

In the United States today, rental communities are the most popular option for senior living. Why? Most often, they’re the least expensive option. And though pricing at rental communities can look appealing at first, not many provide the same types of services, amenities, programming, healthcare, and overall value you find at an entrance fee senior …

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Summer Activities for Seniors in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has an abundance of ways to enjoy your summer, no matter your age. We believe in empowering older adults to live at their best, so we’ve curated these ideas for summer senior activities that will keep you active, learning, and enjoying new ways of spending time with family. Outdoor Activities Colorado Springs seniors …

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Why Live in a Senior Living Community vs. an All-Ages Apartment

What’s the best residence for independent living? Today, older adults who no longer need a large suburban home, or the maintenance and expense that come with it, find they have plenty of choices for comfortable independent living. These choices include the purchase of a smaller townhome or condominium; leasing an apartment in a rental complex; …

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What Is Senior Independent Living?

At its core, senior independent living simply designates a housing arrangement exclusively for older adults who can live on their own with little or no assistance. But not all senior independent living is the same. Here’s what you need to know about this retirement living option. Active Adult/55+ Communities These age-restricted communities are only for …

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Importance of Staying Active As You Age

Staying active as you get older has more health benefits than you might think. Being physically active can help you stay independent for longer and improve your quality of life. And it’s never too late to start. Research shows that even if you’ve never been a regular exerciser, you can still build muscle mass and …

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What is Peak Living?

“But I’ll be bored.” “What will I do there?” “I don’t want to just sit around.” If that’s what comes to mind when you think about senior living, there’s good news for you. The professionals at today’s senior living communities know how vital it is to create an environment in which residents are staying active …

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We found our forever home where we’re still free to take flight.

  Like many people in Colorado Springs, John and Carolyn Hawley are an Airforce family. “We’ve lived in 26 houses in 30 years, but soon we’ll be moving to Aberdeen Ridge.” said Carolyn. Here’s why. “Fortunately, we’re in good health and very active. We hike, ski and golf. We love to travel.” explained John. “It …

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Reading an Independent Living Floor Plan

One of the most popular pages on a senior living website is the floor plans page. Those considering making the move naturally want to know what kinds of senior independent living floor plans communities offer. Are there a variety of floor plans? How many square feet are they? What kinds of living spaces are in …

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