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Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education

Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education

Expand Your Horizons with Continuing Education

Here at Zen Senior Living we understand that learning is a lifelong adventure. We want to help members of our apartment community reach great heights with resources for continued learning, both here in Phoenix and online. Read on for suggestions for places to expand your educational horizon. Read More

Out of the Box and Onto the Shelf: Ideas for Memorabilia

Out of the Box and Onto the Shelf: Ideas for Memorabilia

Out of the Box and Onto the Shelf: Ideas for Memorabilia

When you moved into your apartment here in Phoenix, AZ, you probably had a few boxes that you placed in the back of the closet, filled with things you intended to find a place for — later. And even though later has come and gone, the boxes are still there including boxes of family or personal memorabilia that you are not quite certain about. You are tempted to just chuck it, but perhaps the sight of your grandmother’s lace handkerchief stops you. Today, we have some tips for dealing with those boxes. Think of the pleasure you will get from seeing some of your family heirlooms tastefully displayed in your Zen Senior Living apartment. Read More

Why Writing Reviews Is Important

Why Writing Reviews Is Important

Why Writing Reviews Is Important

How do you know if you’re getting a good deal? How do you know if the service at a particular restaurant is any good? How do you know whether or not you want to book with a certain agent? Reviews. That’s right, more than ever before, reviews are a key ingredient we use to evaluate goods and services before we make a purchase or a commitment. Writing and correctly interpreting reviews is an excellent skill to have, and today the Zen Senior Living Blog has some tips about how to do both, when it comes to reviews for apartments, in Phoenix, AZ — or anywhere for that matter. Read More

The Nutcracker — Coming to Phoenix in December

The Nutcracker — Coming to Phoenix in December

The Nutcracker — Coming to Phoenix in December

For Americans all over the country, including many in Phoenix, Arizona, December means an annual visit to see The Nutcracker ballet. This December classic, is of course, entertainment that is suitable for everyone. Tchaikovsky’s music whisks audiences away to a land of enchantment as we follow Clara, Herr Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and of course the titular, Nutcracker, on an adventure including an epic battle with the Mouse King and encompassing dances from around the world when the nutcracker, a gift for Clara from her godfather, comes to life in her dreams. Today, the Zen Senior Living Blog has info on where you can see The Nutcracker this season in the greater Phoenix area. So decorate your apartment with some nutcrackers and get out to enjoy the ballet! Read More

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Welcome back to the Zen Senior Living Blog! With Thanksgiving coming up this month, our focus is on ways to express gratitude — whether it’s to members of our apartment community, people we know in Phoenix, or throughout Arizona, or to our friends and family members wherever they may be. We’ve gathered up some practical way to share gratitude. Perhaps you’ll find one you want to give a try this month. Read More

Hosting a Classic Comedy Movie Marathon

Hosting a Classic Comedy Movie Marathon

Hosting a Classic Comedy Movie Marathon

A series of classic comedies may be just the ticket for a movie marathon this month, plus, it’s a great way to relax over the weekend. We’ve got some suggested movies as well as some ideas about how to set up for a movie night at your Zen Senior Living apartment here in Phoenix. Read More

Take a Look! It’s in a Book

Take a Look! It’s in a Book

Take a Look! It’s in a Book

Some residents of Zen Senior Living may be familiar with these lyrics, “Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high./Take a look, it’s in a book, a Reading Rainbow!” If you are familiar, it will instantly bring to mind reading and book recommendations. And that is what today’s blog is all about: some great books to read, and information about the library in Phoenix, AZ too. Read More

Summer Food Fare

Summer Food Fare

Summer Food Fare

With the summer weather coming into full force, who wants to be in the kitchen turning out soups, stews, or heating up the oven? In the summer, it’s normal for our thoughts to turn to lighter fare when it comes to meals. Today, in the Zen Senior Living Blog post, we’ve got some ideas for summer cooking that we think you will like. Read More

Welcome to the Blog — Zen Senior Living

Welcome to the Blog — Zen Senior Living

Welcome to the Blog — Zen Senior Living

Welcome to the Zen Senior Living Blog! Bringing apartment living tips, DIY projects, and information about Phoenix, AZ to the blog page is what we do. We will be posting about local events, places to eat, and places to visit. You may also read blog posts about the area, its quirky bits, fun facts, and unique features. We also write about our apartment community, cooking, and every now and then we may throw in book and movie reviews. Check back often to see what’s happening on the blog. To get things started, here’s a little bit about our community. Read More

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