By Daniel Carlson | September 7, 2018

A year ago, Dan and Bonnie Carlson took the plunge and joined Overture Ridgmar, one of Overture’s exceptional … Read More

September 7, 2018

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” —Jeanne Moreau As … Read More

August 30, 2018

The relationship between aging and mental health is a study in contrast. On the one hand, as we get closer to … Read More

August 24, 2018

New members of an active adult community come from all walks of life. They represent a diverse assortment of … Read More

August 20, 2018

The internet has been an integral part of our lives for the better part of a quarter of a century. So, yes, if you do … Read More

August 10, 2018

Wine improves with age. But more to the point, according to active adult wine connoisseurs, age improves with wine. … Read More

August 2, 2018

If you are a golfer, retirement means only one thing: Work can no longer get in the way of your golf game! You are now … Read More

July 25, 2018

Why do people love Austin? Well, the answer depends on whom you ask. Outdoor aficionados can’t get enough … Read More

July 19, 2018

If you sit outside, you get lots of fresh air. Take a walk, and you keep those legs moving and your heart pumping. Pull … Read More

July 15, 2018

Nothing calms the spirit and soothes aching joints like exercising in crystal clear, perfectly heated water. Whether … Read More

July 6, 2018

We are what we eat. It is as simple—and as complex as that. What we ingest affects every fiber of our being, … Read More

June 28, 2018

Scenery. Comradery. Great spirits—literally and figuratively. When it comes to retirement travel ideas, a trip to … Read More

June 19, 2018

Retirement. Ahh. The good life of fun, relaxation and leisure time. That precious commodity so elusive in our younger … Read More

June 12, 2018

If you can put one foot in front of the other, you can improve your heart health, increase muscle tone, and get an … Read More

June 7, 2018

Exercise is a key ingredient in a healthy lifestyle at every age, but it is especially important to the well-being of … Read More

May 30, 2018

The crowd is on the edge of their seats. The players are determined and focused as they square off for the … Read More

May 25, 2018

Three of the most compelling reasons to live in Virginia Beach? Location. Location. Location. As if there are not … Read More

May 8, 2018

Remember when you came home from elementary school with a Mother’s Day gift made by your own two little hands? … Read More

May 4, 2018

They exude unconditional love. They are always excellent company. They provide comfort without judgement. No, … Read More

April 25, 2018

Fun and invigorating, swimming is the quintessential total body experience. Effortlessly propelling through water is … Read More

April 19, 2018

San Antonio has a secret. Sure, everybody knows the second largest city in Texas boasts a rich and diverse cultural … Read More

April 12, 2018

“The human contribution is an essential ingredient. It is only in giving of oneself to others that we truly … Read More

March 27, 2018

“I can't think of anything more rewarding than being able to express yourself to others through painting. … Read More

March 6, 2018

Retirement from long-term employment is a pretty decisive conclusion to one phase of life. But, just what the next … Read More

February 20, 2018

Apartment design is an artform unto itself. At its core, it’s about creative space management and transforming … Read More

February 7, 2018

As the formidable Bette Davis famously remarked “getting old is not for sissies.” Same can be said for … Read More

January 26, 2018

The start of a new year is a great opportunity to assess the past and focus on making changes that will positively … Read More

January 16, 2018

Whether you are a junior or a senior, there is a yoga practice for you! Strengthen the body. Quiet the mind. … Read More

January 10, 2018

Remember when the generation gap meant your parents hated your clothes, hair, music, and—if you were a teenage … Read More

January 4, 2018

As Bob Dylan so aptly said, “The times they are a changin’!” And let’s face it, if you are more … Read More

By Daniel Carlson | December 18, 2017

In the conclusion of his four-part series on “rightsizing,” Dan Carlson explains the joyful process of … Read More

By Daniel Carlson | December 11, 2017

Dan and Bonnie Carlson had just committed to a new life at Overture Ridgmar and were thrilled with their choice. But in … Read More

By Daniel Carlson | December 4, 2017

Previously, Dan and Bonnie Carlson had taken the huge leap of deciding to “rightsize” in order to pursue a … Read More

By Daniel Carlson | November 27, 2017

Dan and Bonnie Carlson found themselves at a crossroads. Homeownership that had in the past been so right, was … Read More

November 10, 2017

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns. I am grateful that thorns have roses.” Jean Baptiste Alphonse … Read More

October 27, 2017

Hear that? The halls are alive with the sound of music and for good reason. From the moment we are born, we’ve … Read More

October 20, 2017

The Little City with Big Opportunities Though a mere 22 miles from downtown Houston, Sugar Land, Texas is anything but … Read More

October 10, 2017

Keeping those cholesterol numbers and ratios in check is certainly a key factor of our continued health and well-being. … Read More

September 28, 2017

Now that your time is more your own than it’s ever been, this stage of life can be an exciting journey, both … Read More

By Laura Lewis | May 24, 2017

“How fine is life when what we want is what we have.” —Tao  I think he was talking about … Read More

By Tony Pruneda | May 15, 2017

"April showers bring May flowers", at least that's what I have heard! You realize that spring has arrived when you … Read More

By Claire Richards | March 22, 2017

It is exciting moving into an Overture community and apartment, and provides an opportunity to express yourself in a … Read More

February 27, 2017

Can you remember the last time you read a book cover to cover? For most of us, it may have been a while. As we learned … Read More

By Jeff Jackson | January 25, 2017

So, 2017 is already flying by. How are those resolutions coming along? Don’t worry…did you know 41% of … Read More

By Suzanne Holsomback | January 5, 2017

I want to get organized this year, but… “I just don’t know where to start.” “I’m … Read More

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