“Active aging” is a term used to describe a type of active lifestyle enjoyed by many retirees and seniors in which they seek an active and fitness filled life and enjoy participating in physical activities as part of their daily routine. More and more seniors are seeking communities in which they can enjoy an active retirement and can easily connect with other individuals who share similar interests.
With an abundance of exciting places to visit, sights to see and fun things to do, Upstate NY’s Capital Region is a great place for seniors to retire and seek independent living communities. Retired seniors and those in senior independent living communities can enjoy an active and fitness-filled lifestyle right here in the Capital District. Albany is full of exciting local American history and is home to a variety of historical attractions, the NY State Museum and the Albany Institute of History and Art. Nearby in Troy and Schenectady, you’ll also find many performing arts venues and theaters, as well as shopping, dining and much more.
Albany, NY always has something fun going on, no matter the time of year, but if you’re feeling adventurous, there’s plenty to explore in other regions of Upstate NY as well. Travel north on I-87 and you’ll find Saratoga Springs just a short drive away. With many attractions including the world famous Saratoga Racecourse, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga National Golf Course and plenty of shopping and fine dining, there is sure to be something for everyone in Saratoga. Keep traveling north on I-87 and you’ll pass by Wilton, Queensbury and Glens Falls, and come to the Lake George and Adirondack Region of Upstate NY. Within the Adirondacks and Lake George area, you’ll find ample opportunities for activities such as boating, downhill and cross country skiing, hiking, snow shoeing, and fishing. Enjoy scenic fall drives around Lake George during autumn for some of the best leaf-peeping on the East Coast, hike the peaks of the Adirondacks, and enjoy other activities such as camping, and golfing, in the many public and private parks of the Adirondacks.
If you’re retired and seeking an independent senior living community in the Capital Region, look no farther than Eddy Senior Living. For over 25 years, The Eddy has been the Capital District’s most trusted provider of high-quality senior independent living communities. With five locations throughout the area in Troy, Slingerlands, Niskayuna, Queensbury and East Greenbush, you will have the freedom to enjoy an active lifestyle and the opportunity to interact with people who also enjoy active living, without worrying about the burdens of home maintenance. Also, you can rest assured knowing that if there comes a time when a little help with everyday activities is needed: The Eddy offers a full continuum of housing and assistance. For additional information about our enriched housing and assisted living, please visit our Enriched Housing/Assisted living pages.