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Fiesta San Antonio: A Vibrant Celebration at the ARC

Fiesta San Antonio is a beloved tradition that brings together residents, families, and staff at the Army Resident Community (ARC) in a colorful celebration of culture, community, and camaraderie. This annual event, deeply rooted in San Antonio’s rich Heritage, offers a unique opportunity for everyone to immerse themselves in the vibrant spirit of the city. Decorations and Atmosphere. As […]

Spring Sprouts at the ARC: Blossoming Activities and Benefits Await

As the winter chill recedes and the sun stretches its warm rays a little longer each day, a sense of anticipation fills the air at Army Residence Community (ARC). Spring, a season of renewal and rejuvenation, is upon us, promising not just a change in scenery but a wealth of benefits for our physical and […]

The Vital Role of Socialization for Senior Residents at the ARC

The Army Residence Community (ARC) is more than just a residence for retired military personnel; it embodies a haven of camaraderie and shared experiences. At the ARC, socialization isn’t merely an option—it’s a cornerstone of well-being for its senior residents. In this blog, we delve into the significance of socialization within the ARC community and […]

The ARC Senior Adult’s Guide to Beating the Scorching Summer Heat

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Summer is upon us, and with it comes the intense heat that can make outdoor activities challenging. As residents of the Army Residence Community (ARC), staying cool and safe during these hot months is essential. This blog will explore practical tips and tricks to help you beat the scorching summer heat and make the most […]

The Benefits of Walking for Senior Adults at the ARC

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Walking holds many benefits for senior adults, ranging from physical fitness to mental well-being. Walking is an ideal exercise choice for seniors with its low-impact nature and ability to improve cardiovascular health, strength, balance, and joint flexibility. The Army Residence Community (ARC) goes a step further by fostering an environment that encourages its senior residents […]

Ready to Sell? Tips for Preparing Your Home for the Real Estate Market

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With the busy holidays over, the new year offers a sense of renewal and opportunity; it’s a great time to make a fresh start! Perhaps, after discussions with loved ones over the holidays, you’ve begun considering a move to the Army Residence Community (ARC) this year. There’s no doubt that it’s a big decision to […]

Boomers Can Achieve Better Health with Super Foods

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Super foods. The name alone evokes images of capped heroes, swooping in to save the day. But are these foods really worthy of such superlative nomenclature? And are the health benefits to seniors all they are cracked up to be? For some of these foods, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” But for others, recent […]

Seniors and Technology- Embracing the Digital Age

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While seniors are generally considered “late adopters” for most technology, more and more older people are beginning to embrace the digital age. According to Pew Research, almost 60% of American seniors over age 65 are now online, a number that is increasing rapidly each year. Another recent study by Pew Research on older Americans’ use […]

4 Ways ARC Helps Seniors Stay Healthy

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According to the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA’s) World Factbook, which tracks life expectancy at birth for every country in the world, revealed a surprising truth: In 2016, with a life expectancy of 79.8 years, the United States was only ranked 42 out of 224 countries. I don’t know about you, but I would have thought […]

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