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A Weekend of Art in Portland, Maine

Portland is starting to open up shop again, just in time for the beautiful summer months. There are endless activities to do in the city, but one of the best ways to spend a day (or even a weekend!) is to explore the vibrant art scene. There is so much to see it can be […]

Find a Year-Round Active Retirement Lifestyle in Maine

There are so many amazing opportunities to get outside and enjoy the abundant beauty our state of Maine has to offer. One of the best parts about living here is that, with four true seasons, we get to experience a multitude of climates and weather, allowing for a diverse range of activities all-year round. For […]

6 Best Local Travel Destinations in Maine

Summer is a wonderful time to travel, given the beautiful weather and endless options of activity. However, COVID-19 has put a restriction on where exactly you can travel to, making this summer’s vacation plans a bit different than you may have anticipated. That said, there is nothing better than summer in Maine – everyone who lives […]

Building Your Social Circle in Retirement

Retirement offers endless advantages, with the most important being the freedom and time to try new activities and meet new people. The social benefits a retirement community can offer are invaluable – making friends is one of the simple joys that significantly enriches your life. You are never too old to bring new friends into […]

Local Events & Historical Community in Cumberland, Maine

Cumberland, Maine has a fascinating history that is well-preserved by the local community. Incorporated in 1821, one year after Maine officially became a state, Cumberland has long been an agricultural town with an emphasis on small family businesses. This sense of community in Cumberland has never wavered – in fact, the town boasts amazing outdoor […]

Best Walking Guide for Portland, Maine

With limitations still in place due to social distancing, finding activities that are safe and healthy can require some creativity. While you may not be able to check out museums or go out to dinner, there is so much you can do in Portland – all on foot! Walking is an excellent way to get […]

4 Simple Techniques & Tips for Senior Golfers

As you reach retirement, there are few things individuals look forward to more than the freedom to play a round of golf whenever your heart desires. Whether you’re new to the game or have been playing for years, golf is a wonderful, low-impact, and social activity that’s suitable for all ages. Below, we’ve gathered 4 […]

Pets and Independent Retirement Living Residents

At Cumberland Crossing by OceanView, pets are viewed as a welcome family member. We believe that animals provide a significant contribution to enriching the lives of our residents, which is why we are a pet-friendly independent senior living community. There are so many advantages to owning a pet that can be wonderful for one’s health. […]

4 Ways to Make Your New Home Yours at Cumberland Crossing

Active adult retirement communities provide a new found sense of freedom, stress reduction and social opportunity, counter to the common misconception that it means losing your independence. In fact, that couldn’t be farther from reality – it’s truly the opposite! Having a home that fits your lifestyle and is fully maintained so you can focus […]