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Sagewood’s Phase 2 Independent Living Expansion Garners First Place Recognition by Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards

Sagewood, a Life Plan Community featuring a resort-like setting in northeast Phoenix, continues to add to its award=winning portfolio with the addition of a first-place distinction by the 2021 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards for Independent Living.  For the past nine years, Senior Housing News has presented these awards, recognizing cutting-edge design, excellence, …

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6 Best Winter Activities for Seniors

Will cold weather put the kibosh on wintertime fun for the seniors in your life? There’s no reason it should. Older adults need to stay physically and mentally active during the winter months just like any other season. The trick is finding the right indoor and outdoor winter activities for seniors and generating a fair …

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Benefits of Downsizing to a One-Bedroom Apartment

Less is more, an adage even truer in retirement. For seniors, living in a large home with a yard can lose its appeal. There’s continual effort and cost for home maintenance, and it may no longer be practical or safe the older we get. Sooner or later, we all need to find a space that …

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When Exercising Meets Socialization with Sagewood’s Morgan Garrett

No matter the age, physical fitness is good for the mind, body, health. Morgan Garrett, Sagewood’s Senior Fitness Manager, shares information on the exercise classes offered in the community, why exercise benefits residents, and how to get involved. Garrett has been working at Sagewood for over nine years and now manages the entire fitness program. …

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