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Moving to Maine: What to Expect

Maine isn’t called Vacationland for nothing – it’s the definition of “the way life should be” for nearly endless reasons. For those who love nature, adventure, delicious food, and unique culture, this very well may be the place for you to live your retirement years to the fullest! If you’re considering moving to Maine, what […]

6 Best Indoor Plants for Health Benefits

Indoor house plants can make all the difference with the interior of your home – they bring nature in and add such an organic liveliness to a space. But did you know that many indoor plants can improve your health? Studies show that they can boost your mood and productivity, improve your immune system, and […]

4 Reasons to Visit Mackworth Island State Park

Mackworth Island State Park is a gem of the Casco Bay area. An island of about 100 acres, accessible by a causeway to the mainland, there are 360-degree scenic views of the ocean and Portland’s skyline, and so much to be enjoyed on this little piece of preserved land. At Cumberland Crossing by OceanView, we […]

6 Easy (But Important!) Spring Gardening Tips

Although it technically is still winter, spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start preparing for your garden! One of the joys of retirement is finally having the free time to tend to your plants, whether it be a blooming patch of flowers or a bustling vegetable garden. By starting to […]

How to Incorporate Solar Energy In Your Retirement Plan

It’s no secret that alternative energy resources are important to the future of our world as we know it. But did you know that committing to “going green” with sustainable energy can also save you money? Solar energy and retirement don’t often come up in conversation together, but today we are going to explain the […]

How Do You Strengthen Your Immune System Naturally?

Immunity plays an essential role in our health, especially as we age and want to continue to enjoy an active retirement! It’s crucial to continuously work to strengthen our body’s natural defenses to fight potentially harmful bacteria and pathogens. How do you strengthen your immune system naturally, you may ask? The simple answer is that […]

Where Are the Best Vacation Spots in Maine?

Maine is an ideal travel destination any time of year, with nearly endless opportunities to enjoy an active retirement lifestyle. With a vast forest system, nearly 4,000 miles of coastline, and towns booming with local culture, there is something for everyone in the Pine Tree state. Below, we’ve put together some of the best vacation […]

An Inside Look Into Cumberland Crossings’ Retirement Cottage House Plans

Cumberland Crossing by OceanView is retirement living for the 21st century! Offering free-standing, maintenance-free cottages with a unique 100% refundable entrance fee, you’re sure to find the home of your dreams. Leave stress behind without the commitment and expense of regular upkeep costs, property taxes, homeowners insurance and more with a very manageable and inclusive […]

5 Tips on Healthy Eating for Seniors

Eating well is essential at any age, but healthy eating for seniors is especially important to help maintain mental clarity, boost energy and mood levels and increase resilience. Luckily, eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love – instead, it’s about incorporating fresh, wholesome ingredients into your meals for that extra […]