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Cozy Fall Soup Recipes You’re Sure to Love

The weather is getting chillier, which means fall soup recipes are getting added back to your cooking repertoire! There is nothing cozier than a steaming bowl of soup that warms your belly and brings back that nostalgic fall feeling. 

Best “Leaf Peeping” Road Trips to Take in Maine

Almost as soon as the weather turns in New England, the leaves start to change. Fall foliage is renowned in New England, especially in Maine, where the incredible reds, oranges and yellows of leaves seem to set the trees on fire to create a breathtaking landscape. In fact, many Mainers (and lots of out-of-staters, too!) […]

7 Essential Gardening Tips For Fall

You might associate the turn of weather with the end of your garden, but did you know that fall is actually the most important season to prepare for next year? A little bit of fall planning can make all the difference for springtime gardens to flourish. This also alleviates any rushing or stress involved with […]

4 Ways to Enjoy Late Summer in Maine

We can’t stop singing its praises, and for good reason – summer in Maine is pure bliss! Now that we are nearing the end of the season, there is a new type of summer we get to revel in, which includes more temperate days, cozy nights and fewer crowds. There are seemingly endless ways to […]

Simple, Fun Backyard Workouts You Can Do at Home

No matter your age, exercise is crucial to maintaining overall wellness by relieving stress, increasing strength and flexibility, and allowing for better sleep. With COVID-19 restrictions in place, it can be easy to feel limited in terms of what exercise is available to you. Thankfully, there are plenty of options seniors can easily do at […]

How to Stay Mindful: Practicing Positive Thinking

The power of a positive mindset can make all the difference when it comes to overall health and wellness. Researchers have found that having a positive attitude, especially when it comes to aging, may actually even slow down the aging process! Positivity is believed to help protect us against common stressors and reduce risk of […]

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Strengthening your immunity these days is more important than ever. As we age, our immune systems play an increasingly critical role in our health, protecting our bodies from illness, disease and infection. Below, we’ve put together some simple ways to help boost immunity and your body’s defense so you can stay healthy and happy.

Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Rest (and How to Get More of It)

It’s a well-known health tip as old as time: the importance of a quality night’s sleep. It’s a chance for our bodies to rest, heal and rejuvenate after each day and is a vital indicator of health and overall wellbeing, especially as we age. According to the National Sleep Foundation, those aged 65 and older […]

Easy Ways to “Go Green” at Home

Now more than ever, it’s crucial to put a focus on sustainability – any little way we can help decrease the impacts of climate change and protect our Earth make all the difference. If we all do a small amount together, change can happen! At Cumberland Crossing by OceanView we’re a sustainability-focused retirement community, so […]

Best Free Online Courses for Continued Senior Education

Entering retirement doesn’t mean that you stop learning and finding new passions – quite the opposite, in fact! With retirement comes the freedom and time to explore your interests on a deeper level. Luckily, technology has given us the online resources to continue learning and growing as individuals. Continued education by way of online courses […]