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.


When to Use Professional Downsizing Companies and Movers For Seniors

For many reasons, moving into senior living is an exciting time. It means a fulfilling future is on the horizon with a new lifestyle, surroundings and friendships all waiting to be discovered. There’s just one downside: the move itself. Often, seniors who are moving into senior living communities are downsizing from family homes, and that’s …

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How to Keep The Things You Love While Downsizing

Downsizing may mean scaling back, but it doesn’t have to mean parting with the things you hold most dear. Leaving your family home and moving to a senior living community can be both exciting and bittersweet as you contemplate getting rid of belongings that hold precious memories. The trick is learning how to downsize creatively …

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Colorado Springs: The Best Place to Retire in the Colorado

Many people start their search for the best place to retire by casting a wide net. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve narrowed things down to the great state of Colorado. That’s an excellent choice indeed, but also one that still leaves you with a decision to make on which city is …

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How Many Square Feet Do I Need in My New Senior Apartment?

When you’re in a senior living community you really like, scaling back your living space is achievable because so many services and amenities are already provided. The maintenance-free lifestyle of a senior apartment home can be tremendously liberating. You get to choose a new future that includes:   Community and new friends   Beautiful gardens …

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Progress as Promised — Construction Commences

Recognized as Colorado Springs’ newest senior living community, Aberdeen Ridge formally announces construction has begun for the expansive, 15-acre community.  Aberdeen Ridge is owned and managed by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA), a not-for-profit senior living organization. Since the announcement of the development in 2019, Aberdeen Ridge has experienced consistent and growing demand despite the …

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Why Young Seniors Want to Lock in Predictable Healthcare Rates in 2022

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare system in the world. That’s not welcome news for seniors, who generally have higher healthcare costs than younger people.  What are the average senior living costs for healthcare? According to the Fidelity Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate, an average retired couple age 65 in 2021 needed approximately $300,000 …

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Signs It’s Time to Leave That 55+ Community Behind

When your nest is empty and your big house becomes more of a burden, it’s natural to consider making a change. Most active people in their 50s and 60s still see themselves as young and vital and not ready for “senior living.” They discover that 55+ communities can provide a transitional step toward worry-free living, …

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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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