How Lucky We Are

By acaciacynthia / August 4, 2020

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal Isolating the Elderly Is Bad for Their Health, “living alone without social interaction is implicated in higher rates of Cardio vascular disease, worsening dementia and Alzheimer’s and shorter lives.” They were referring to the impact that quarantining due to Covid-19 restrictions has caused. We know […]

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It’s Simple Drink More Water

By acaciacynthia / May 6, 2019

By Cindy Copperwheat, Office Manager There are many factors that determine how much water each person needs. Gender, body size and how active a person is as well as how much they sweat all contribute in determining the optimal amount of water needed. So for that reason, there is no set amount of water that […]

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Is Acacia Village Right for Me?

By administr8tor / January 14, 2019

If incredible amenities, living easy and the ability to explore is what you’re looking for in a retirement community, then Acacia Village is the right place for you. Located in scenic Central New York, Acacia Village is just a drive away from many of the Northeast’s most popular attractions. Less than an hour away, and […]

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CAMPUS UPDATES: Purposed Construction

By acaciacynthia / December 20, 2018

CAMPUS UPDATES:  PURPOSED CONSTRUCTION You’ve probably heard about our upcoming expansion plans to develop more independent living options in Utica.  Many of you called to let us know that you’d like to be kept up to date on future plans.  First you should know that the New York Masonic Fraternity had extensive research done to […]

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It’s Time to Give Up Your House

By acaciacynthia / December 18, 2018

IT’S TIME TO GIVE UP YOUR HOUSE BUT WHERE TO YOU GO? So, you’ve considered selling your home and moving to a retirement community in Utica, New Hartford, Clinton, etc. Which one is right for you? All Independent Living facilities offer different amenities and activities depending upon which senior living facility you choose. The one […]

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Why Choose Acacia Village for Your Retirement Needs?

By administr8tor / May 30, 2018

Retirement should be a time of rest, relaxation and enjoyment. However, many seniors find the burden of home ownership can often take some of the fun out of retirement living. Maintaining a house, lawns and landscaping is never easy, and can become even more difficult as people age. That’s the reason why many people decide […]

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Improving Your Cardiovascular Health

By administr8tor / April 3, 2018

According to the American Heart Association, being physically active is important to prevent heart disease and stroke, the nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers.  To improve your overall cardiovascular health, they suggest that you exercise thirty minutes a day, five times a week. You can also divide your time into two or three segments […]

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Successful Aging in Independent Living Communities

By administr8tor / February 1, 2018

Many studies show that people that live in an Independent Living community age more successfully than their peers. This is due to a variety of factors. Number one is physical activity. We’ve all heard the phrase, “Use it or lose it.” Most Independent Living residents enjoy a variety of wellness activities.  Here at Acacia Village, […]

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By administr8tor / October 13, 2017

By definition, Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. The late “Peanuts” creator, cartoonist Charles M. Schultz, used to say that “happiness is a warm puppy”. Whatever the key to personal happiness is, it is different to the individual. What do […]

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Acacia Village is Independent Living not Assisted Living

By administr8tor / August 8, 2017

Acacia Village receives several inquiries per month from people looking for Assisted Living.  Acacia Village is not Assisted Living, we are Independent Living.  There are important distinctions between Assisted Living and Independent Living.  So, when someone contacts us, we work to determine which one best suits their needs. To live in an Independent Living community, […]

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