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Activities for Seniors, Senior Life, Senior Hobbies Why Gardening Is Good for Seniors in Fort Worth

The virus shutdown has affected almost everyone across the country, but busy seniors in Fort Worth are finding ways to stay occupied and engaged. Small-plot gardening is now the new trend in senior fun for residents at The Vantage at Cityview. Our active residents are engaging in some hands-on gardening, even if that means some social distancing and extra hand sanitizer.

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Health & Safety, Coronavirus How Seniors Can Fight Loneliness During COVID-19

The sudden appearance of the COVID-19 virus has impacted virtually everyone on the planet. Both seniors and their families have been asked to self-isolate, avoid contact with others, work remotely, and minimize trips away from home. Seniors in retirement communities are particularly vulnerable to the effects of the virus. Therefore, The Arbor Company has put measures in place to help ensure the health and well-being of our residents and staff.

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Independent living 6 FAQs About Independent Living in Fort Worth, TX

Joining an independent living community is an attractive option for seniors who are tired of the hassles of maintaining a house or dealing with health issues such as falls, which may create unnecessary problems. At The Vantage at Cityview, we have designed active and independent living opportunities for seniors in Fort Worth. Complete with meals, personal concierge services, house cleaning, and a full calendar of entertainment and events, The Vantage's carefully appointed apartments and manicured grounds provide the perfect independent residences. Is independent living right for you? Here are some frequently asked questions that we hear at The Vantage.

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Independent living How to Downsize for a Move to an Independent Living Community

Moving to independent living can be the beginning of an exciting new life phase: new friends, luxury surroundings, fewer home maintenance responsibilities, and usually, some downsizing. Over many years, we accumulate many things, some of which represent precious memories, and some of which are stored and forgotten. The below steps will help make the move as much a joy as it is an effort. We've also included tips to smooth out and organize the move.

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Senior Resources What You Should Know About the Area Agency on Aging in Fort Worth

Fort Worth seniors may not be familiar with the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County, but this useful resource offers a wide array of valuable benefits for our older citizens.  The agency is a branch of United Way, is staffed with both volunteers and skilled professionals, and serves eligible area residents 60 and older, as well as those with disabilities. 

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Community News Ernie Turns 101 Years Young!

It's not every day that someone celebrates their 101st birthday. And what if we told you to add a 5K race to the mix? For Army Air Corps veteran Ernie LaCroix, age is nothing but a number as he hopes to run his 21st straight Cowtown 5K just one week after his 101st birthday.

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Independent living, Assisted living, Memory care, Senior Resources 7 Date Night Ideas for Seniors in Fort Worth, TX

Valentine's Day is a great time for active seniors to take part in some of Fort Worth's finest attractions. Whether it's enjoying a quiet evening at home or listening to Stravinsky's “Firebird,” today's seniors stay engaged in rich, fun, and productive activities. This Valentine's Day may be just the time to invite a special person to join you in seeing some of the best the area has to offer. Below is a list of seven uniquely Fort Worth activities.

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Community News What Do People Love About The Vantage?

Do you want to know what it is like living life at The Vantage of Cityview? Find out directly from the residents and families themselves! We have plenty of positive reviews from satisfied residents who let everyone know what they love about The Vantage. Here are some of their words:

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Resources for Senior Citizens, Activities for Seniors The Best Senior Centers Near Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth, U.S. News & World Report’s ninth-best place to retire, offers everything you could want for an exceptional retirement: low crime, plenty to do, no state income tax, and dozens of exceptional medical facilities and healthcare providers. Senior centers form the heart of Fort Worth’s 65-and-older life. These centers welcome seniors of all ages and ability levels, boasting a wide range of activities, classes, and special events. They’re also a great spot for networking, and if you’re seeking a referral to a great doctor, an amazing senior living community, or just about anything else, the people you meet at senior centers will know where to send you. 

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Resources for Senior Citizens What Senior Services are Offered Near Fort Worth?

The Dallas-Fort Worth region ranks 21st among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Places to Live, and ninth among its Best Places to Retire. If you’re contemplating a move, or planning for a retirement in a place you already love, there are plenty of outstanding senior resources available in this culturally rich city. 

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