Mar 10

Fighting Dementia with Effective Social Programs

“Dementia is a shift in the way a person experiences the world.” – Dr. Allen Power It seems almost a given these days that at some point in later life, dementia in some form will impact our appreciation of life. Studies are showing that as the baby boomers age, and… View Article
Mar 3

Ageism – Rethinking Our View of Getting Older

“Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, age don’t matter.” – Baseball star Leroy “Satchel” Paige When you think of an older adult, what comes to mind? Someone with a walker? Someone who has dementia? Whether we want to admit it or not, most of… View Article
Feb 25

“This World is but a Canvas to our Imagination”

Author, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau knew the value of imagination to change the way we perceive the world around us. Research is discovering that as we get older, we may lose our short-term memories, but we rarely lose our imaginations. Incorporating art, theatre, dance and song into our… View Article
Feb 5

Storytelling – A Bridge Between Young and Old

“The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling.” Cecil B. DeMille said those words in relation to his craft, cinema. But storytelling in all of its forms is basic to our culture and our history. “It doesn’t matter what age you are or where you came from… View Article
Feb 5

Welcome to our newest community, Fish Creek!

Our newest community, Fish Creek, welcomed its first residents in December,2015. It is bright and spacious, with new amenities that are a hit with residents. Our courtyard is now complete offering walking paths, unique sculptures, activity areas and a quiet, peaceful environment. Read more about Fish Creek. Have a question about United… View Article
Feb 5

Garrison Green – Our Flagship Community

Garrison Green has been open since 2008, and employs leading edge research into aging to support our residents in their pursuit of an active lifestyle and their desire to continue to learn as they age. Read more about Garrison Green. Have a question about United Active Living’s unique approach to aging?… View Article