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Discover the latest community news plus up-to-date health and lifestyle trends in our blog for The Christian Village at Mason.

May 2017
senior fitness

Home is where the heart is. And at The Christian Village at Mason, you can take care of your heart – and mind – at our newly-opened fitness center. We are devoted to maintaining the highest standards of expertise and service in health and wellness. With our revamped and expanded Renewal Fitness Center, our residents have a space to refresh and renew their spirits while re-energizing their bodies. Now located by our front entrance, the larger space contains a spacious group fitness room, fully-equipped gym, changing facilities and lounge. You can enjoy......

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retirement community
May 03, 2017

The Top 5 Myths of Retirement Communities

Change can be exciting and difficult. You weigh new opportunities with eagerness alongside feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. You may love the thought of moving to a retirement community one minute. Then, you go back...

May 2017 Newsletter
April 26, 2017

May 2017 Newsletter

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How Downsizing May Give the Up You Need
April 12, 2017

How Downsizing May Give the Up You Need

Bigger isn’t necessarily better. When it comes to housing, downsizing can feel downright good. As we stay in our homes, stuff simply accumulates. Some of it we enjoy. Some of it we don’t notice. Most...

April 2017 Newsletter
March 27, 2017

April 2017 Newsletter

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March 2017 Newsletter
March 01, 2017

March 2017 Newsletter

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short-term rehabilitation benefits
February 28, 2017

How You Can Benefit from Short-Term Rehabilitation

What happens when you’re ready to leave the hospital after surgery or a serious medical issue, but you’re not quite ready to be on your own again? Your best answer: Find a short-term rehabilitation program...

February 2017 Newsletter
February 01, 2017

February 2017 Newsletter

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volunteer as a senior
January 31, 2017

The Top 3 Benefits of Volunteering as a Senior

Now’s the time to have some senior moments ?  moments where you take your collective experience and wisdom and share it with others. Volunteering your time helps strengthen your community, but it also provides you...

top 8 books to read this fall
January 05, 2017

January 2017 Newsletter

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travel tips for seniors
December 14, 2016

How to Keep the Dream in Your Dream Vacation

Now that there’s a nip in the air and the prospect of snow, sleet and ice in our future, it’s the perfect time to dream about your next vacation. Imagine cruising around the Caribbean, enjoying...

December 2016 Newsletter
December 02, 2016

December 2016 Newsletter

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Alzheimer awareness month
November 29, 2016

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Both personal and professional caregivers take special care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s every day, but November is an extra-special month. That’s because November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Now’s a good time to take...

We Won!
November 03, 2016

We Won!

Readers of Cincy Magazine weighed in on their top picks for northern Cincinnati businesses in categories sjc best shopping center, best steak, best salon and many more. Christian Village Communities was nominated for Best Retirement...

residents biking on the property
November 01, 2016

November 2016 Newsletter

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top 8 books to read this fall
October 11, 2016

The Top 8 Books to Read This Fall

This fall brings dozens of new memoirs, thrillers and biographies for readers everywhere, but unfortunately you simply don’t have the time to read everything. Whether you’re enjoying the last few warm days in the park...

October 2016 Newsletter
October 01, 2016

October 2016 Newsletter

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lean how to prevent falls at any age
September 21, 2016

Preventing Falls at Any Age

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year millions of people age 65 and older fall. In fact, one out of three older people fall each year, and one out of five...

senior fitness
August 30, 2016

How to Maintain and Build Muscle Tone

Exercise is great at any age. It’s proven to improve mood, manage stress, and help prevent or delay disease. Regular activity is especially important for senior citizens to stay healthy and reduce aches and pains....

senior citizen day
August 16, 2016

Let’s Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day Together

“Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities and our country. That remains true today, and gives us ample reason this year to reserve a special day in honor of...

restaurants to try in mason ohio
August 10, 2016

Try One of These Three Great Local Dining Spots

Mason, OH is one of country’s most livable cities as Money Magazine voted it the 7th best place to live in the U.S. in 2013 and in 2008 and 2011 CNN named Mason one of...

how much water do you really need in a day
July 21, 2016

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

We’ve all heard the standard “Drink eight 8-oz. glasses of water a day.” That’s good advice, but is it the best advice for your personal health? According to the Mayo Clinic, there are a number...

Top Workplace
June 12, 2016

Top Workplace

At Christian Village Communities, we have always recognized that one of the many factors that sets us apart from competitors is our excellent staff. As we have grown through the years we have never compromised...

5 reasons seniors should embrace social media
June 10, 2016

5 Reasons Seniors Should Embrace Social Media

Seniors are embracing Facebook, Twitter and YouTube more and more. Maybe you’re already part of this community and have a Facebook account, which is the most popular social media website. Or maybe you’ve been tempted...

opening minds through art - art show
May 04, 2016

Making Art and Creating Connections

There’s a new program at Christian Village at Mason that brings area youth and residents together to spark amazing art plus new friendships and connections. Opening Minds through Art (OMA) is an intergenerational art program...

stay active during senior years
April 05, 2016

Keep Having the Time of Your Life!

You so look forward to the blissful days of retirement. Less day-to-day stress. More free time. More flexibility to do the things you truly want to do. And all those things are wonderful indeed, but…sometimes...

How to Say “No” to Financial Scam Artists Elderly
March 24, 2016

How to Say “No” to Financial Scam Artists

Con artists target senior citizens for a variety of reasons: they may have more money in their accounts, they are politer and less likely to say no or hang up the telephone, and they are...

crafts with grandkids
March 16, 2016

Crafty Ways to Spend Time Together

With warmer spring weather teasing us, now’s a great time to celebrate the change of seasons with a couple of indoor craft ideas. Invite a friend or a grandchild over and watch your trees blossom...

train your brain by doing these 5 things
February 17, 2016

Have Fun & Train Your Brain

Games have always been a fun way to connect with family and friends. But now games can play an even more important role in your life. Just as exercising helps keep your body fit, games...

how seniors can stay active in the winter
February 15, 2016

How Seniors Can Stay Active in the Winter

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but staying active is so delightful! Even though the winter months have settled in, it shouldn’t keep you from being healthy! Staying active throughout the year is important to...

4 winter safety tips for seniors
December 30, 2015

4 Tips to Stay Safe This Winter

It’s that time of year again! The air is brisk, the birds have flown south, and white flakes may fall from the sky at any time. Winter is a magical time, but it is also...

5 reasons seniors should embrace social media
December 01, 2015

Technology: How connected are you?

While some older adults still have a love/hate relationship with technology, many see the benefits and have embraced it. Advances in technology have made certain tasks simpler for seniors including: Staying in touch with loved...

tips to train your brain
November 23, 2015

Improving Memory: The Brain Workout Plan

The loss of your memory can severely disrupt your life and eventually lead to more serious health problems. One of the most common cases is the development of Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association,...

senior citizen day
September 15, 2015

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community When deciding where to live during your retirement years, the options seem endless and can be overwhelming. Do you stay in the home you have lived in for...