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Artwork Finds a New Home at Broadview at Purchase College

On a warm August day last year, Broadview at Purchase Executive Director Ashley Wade met with consultants from Merlino Design Partnership to talk about what to do with artwork donated by prospective Broadview residents. Having to downsize from a home of 20, 30 or sometimes 40 years is no easy task. Parting with the treasures …

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The Arts and Senior Living—Enriching Life Through Creativity

The arts, encompassing both the visual and performing sectors, have long been recognized for their profound impact on society. This influence extends into the realm of senior living communities. Here, arts and culture play a pivotal role in enriching the lives of residents. University retirement living communities stand as a testament to this philosophy. They …

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Building Cognitive Reserve for a Healthier Life

Imagine your brain as a dynamic, adaptable reservoir of mental strength. This reservoir, known as cognitive reserve, is a remarkable concept illustrating our brain’s ability to improvise and find alternative ways of functioning, especially when challenged by the passage of years or by disease. The origins of the concept of cognitive reserve can be traced …

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The Benefits of Walking for Seniors

Walking Your Way to Better Health Walking is often dubbed the ‘world’s most accessible exercise,’ and for good reason. It’s a free, simple, and enjoyable activity that has countless benefits, especially for active seniors. As the golden years shine bright, it’s more important than ever to keep up with a routine that ensures good health, …

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The Importance of Lifelong Learning

In a world that is always evolving, the significance of lifelong learning stands out as the key to adaptability and personal development. Lifelong learning equips individuals with real world personal and professional skills. It also inspires them with a profound sense of fulfillment in their pursuit of knowledge. Lifelong learning refers to the voluntary and …

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Meaningful Last Minute Gifts for Seniors

Are you searching for some creative holiday gift ideas for seniors? Choosing the perfect last-minute gift for the older adults in your life requires thoughtful consideration of their lifestyle, preferences, and current living situation. Many seniors have downsized, meaning they often prefer gifts that are practical, meaningful, and don’t contribute to clutter. Here are several …

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Embracing Diversity and Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Seniors

As we navigate the journey of aging gracefully, several insights come to light. Notably, the significance of embracing diversity and fostering a welcoming atmosphere stands out. This article centers on LGBTQ+ elders, including senior lesbians, older gay individuals, and elderly bisexuals, highlighting the crucial need for inclusivity and respect. It is critical for LGBTQ+ seniors …

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Seniors Mentor Students As A Retirement Community On Purchase College Campus Prepares To Open

Broadview at Purchase College was recently featured in a WAMC Northeast Public Radio broadcast. The segment highlighted Broadview’s innovative on-campus location and its unique partnership between the retirement community and Purchase College. As the only university-based retirement community in New York, Broadview will provide a golden opportunity for these experienced older adults to pursue their …

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FreeCycle Event Helps Broadview Residents Connect With Purchase College Students.

A recent report on the local Patch news site Purchase told an uplifting story of how downsizing future Broadview residents donated hundreds of household items, books, and other treasures to Purchase College students during FreeCycle Day on the campus quad. Nurturing their growing connection with students, Broadview at Purchase residents welcomed Purchase College students back …

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Broadview Residents Welcome Purchase Students Back to Campus with Freecycle Event

Nurturing their growing connection with students, Broadview at Purchase residents welcomed Purchase College students back on August 30 with a “FreeCycling” event. Hundreds of household items, books, and other treasures donated by residents were piled high on tables. Students lined up around the campus quad almost an hour before the event waiting to sort through …

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