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.



What’s the Best Age to Move into Independent Living?

One of the most common questions we hear from active seniors planning their retirement is, “What’s  the best age to move into independent living?” If you’re like many of our current residents, you may be surprised to learn that our answer is almost always, “Now!” What they’ve discovered about the best age to move into …

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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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