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Arizona Senior Academy Comes to The Academy Villas

By |2017-10-12T16:21:56-07:00October 12th, 2017|BLOG|

Arizona Senior Academy comes to the Academy Villas Arizona Senior Academy comes to the Academy Villas.  Live videos now carry the Arizona Senior Academy musical and lecture programs to the villas.   Thus the wonderful programs that take place several times a week in the Academy can now [...]

Art in Academy Villas

By |2017-09-09T17:13:52-07:00September 7th, 2017|BLOG|

 Art in Academy Villas Art in Academy Villas can be seen everywhere in the Villas. It helps that art courses, sponsored by the Arizona Senior Academy,  are one of the many amenities available to Villas residents. Further, a number of Villas residents are excellent artists.   In fact, the work of three Academy [...]

Health & Wellness Newsletter: August ’17

By |2017-08-30T14:37:32-07:00August 30th, 2017|BLOG|

Health & Wellness Newsletter: August '17 The Academy Village Health and Wellness Committee published the Health & Wellness Newsletter: August '17.  This newsletter provides health and wellness ideas, research and recommendations. This edition provides us with the welcome news that eating a little dark chocolate may be good [...]

Academy Villas Amenities 3: Social Activities

By |2017-08-05T16:58:30-07:00August 4th, 2017|BLOG|

 Academy Villas Amenities 3: Social Activities Academy Villas Amenities are designed to provide ways of staying physically and mentally active and socially involved.  Thus, this blog will discuss the third amenity--those that help residents stay socially involved. Research indicates that social interaction may be as important as physical [...]

Academy Villas is A Special Place to Live

By |2017-08-30T13:56:04-07:00July 15th, 2017|BLOG|

 Gerald (Chief) Garrison with two Great-Grandchildren Academy Villas is A Special Place to Live Many know that Academy Villas is a Special Place to Live. But this month, Gerald (Chief) Garrison's family wrote a long letter in the Vail Voice, (July, 2017, p. 5) describing their Dad's experience there. [...]

Academy Villas Amenities 2: Staying Mentally Active

By |2017-10-12T15:09:09-07:00July 10th, 2017|BLOG|

Academy Villas Amenities 2: Staying Mentally Active Academy Villas Amenities are designed to provide ways of staying physically and mentally active and socially involved.  This blog will discuss the various amenities that help residents stay mentally active. It is important to note that he basic cost of staying [...]

Academy Villas Amenities 1: Staying Physically Active

By |2017-08-30T15:18:44-07:00June 9th, 2017|BLOG|

Academy Villas Amenities 1: Staying Physically Active Academy Villas Amenities are designed to provide ways of staying physically and mentally active, and socially involved.  This blog discusses the various amenities that help residents stay physically active. Fortunately, these amenities are included in the basic cost of the Villas, [...]

Academy Villas Assisted Living Social Activities Rooms

By |2017-08-30T15:10:06-07:00May 18th, 2017|BLOG|

Rooms in the New Vivaldi Academy Villas  The Academy Villas Assisted Living social activities rooms provide comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated spaces.  For example, there are corner conversation spaces for two people, to a large living room for small or large gatherings.  Further, many of these rooms have [...]

Academy Villas Assisted Living Patios

By |2017-06-06T11:24:56-07:00April 23rd, 2017|BLOG|

Academy Villas Assisted Living Patios A very special feature of the Langtry and Vivaldi Villas residences are their spacious and comfortable patios.  The patios provide spectacular views, and, in combination with the remarkable architecture and landscaping, create a tranquil and relaxing environment. The photos, above provide a glimpse [...]

AZ Daily Star Article: AV Village and the Academy Villas

By |2017-06-06T11:24:56-07:00April 10th, 2017|BLOG|

AZ Daily Star Article The AZ Daily Star article on Academy Village/Altura and the Academy Villas is insightful and positive. In the article, a short history of the Villas was provided, and the importance of the Academy Villas to the Village and the neighborhood.  This is what was said [...]

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