Austin, Texas, is a lively city filled with much to do. That makes it perfect for active seniors…but also a little difficult to choose where to start! So, the experts at The Continental independent living community in Austin, TX is [...]
Gardening is a great way to get outside, soak up the sun, and put your heart into something as you watch it bloom before your eyes! Here at The Continental Independent Living in Austin, TX, we love seeing what our [...]
The dining scene in Austin has had rapid growth over the past few decades. The Texas capital is known to be one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the U.S. for anyone who considers themselves a “foodie.” Due [...]
Austin, Texas, may be the Texas capital, but it offers much more! The city’s 18-year-old slogan, “Keep Austin Weird,” is something that its residents think captures the city’s character. This quirky city has a variety of fun and exciting activities [...]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year–the holiday season! Luckily, there are many ways to get in the holiday spirit in and around Austin. Grab your friends and family and make the most of these extraordinary ways to spend [...]
Congrats to every Sunshine poet! You took the time, To make it rhyme, And weren’t afraid to show it. The above feeble example of an ABBA rhyming scheme can mean only one thing: Sunshine Retirement Living has just announced the [...]
American author and journalist Mignon McLaughlin once said: “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” If that’s the case, Allen and Christine McKean who live at The Continental in Austin, Texas may be [...]
Last month, we told you all about National Senior Citizens Day – a date set aside to recognize the elder states-people of our country – and how we were celebrating at various Sunshine communities. Today, we’re approaching another significant date [...]
Well•ness – noun, the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. If you’ve been following us at Sunshine Retirement Communities for a while, you know that Wellness is more than just a health care buzzword. [...]
For as long as people have been plucking succulent grapes from a vine, squishing out the juice with their feet, and sipping the fermented extract from a drinking vessel, they have enjoyed the various bouquets and textures, and paired them [...]
Fruits and veggies are the way to go in any season, and the best way to obtain them is to garden. Did you know gardening is an essential part of our evolution? Over 23,000 years ago, our early ancestors began planting and growing food. They gave up their nomadic lifestyle, and these humans laid down roots that signified the beginning of civilization.
This is the kind of hobby that fulfills every need. There are so many things you can plant, watch grow, and enjoy in a recipe!
Have you ever planted a garden? What was your favorite thing to grow?
Summer means warmer temperatures! Even though spending time in the sun is great, there are also a bunch of indoor activities you can do to keep cool. Here are some of our favorite things to do: - Watch a movie or TV series - Read a book - Learn a new recipe - Make arts and crafts
The possibilities are endless, whether you're inside or outdoors!