Active Retirement Lifestyle – Gardening and Yoga

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Wellness and Retirement Go Hand In Hand in Wilmington

It’s no secret that staying active can lead to healthy and happy retirement years. In fact, recent studies show that adding just 15 minutes a week of exercise each year can have a tremendous effect on slowing down the aging process. In Wilmington, North Carolina, there is no shortage of state-of-the-art fitness offerings and beautiful outdoor spaces to help you lead your most active and best life. Especially on or near The Davis Community campus.

Attractions Near The Davis Community

At the local Airlie Gardens, you can take stroll through the lushly landscaped grounds, or even attend one of the frequent Yoga in the Gardens events, and surround yourself with nature’s beautiful while improving your flexibility.

Hiking Trail Davis CommunityWilmington is known for its proximity to beautiful beaches, but New Hanover County also features many beautiful miles of hiking trails, from easy to advanced levels. The town of Wilmington itself offers fitness and yoga studios galore, in addition to the top-of-the-line fitness amenities available at The Davis Community’s Fitness Zone.

Keeping fit during retirement is more than just maintaining cardiovascular fitness and muscle mass: recovery and wellness also plays an active role. And what better way to prioritize your wellbeing than with a trip to one of Wilmington’s many luxurious spas? Enjoy massages, heated pools, and more…the perfect reward after a long hike or a day spent gardening.

However you like to work up a sweat, there is something for everyone in Wilmington, North Carolina. The CDC recommends that adults 65 and older get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week, and it’s no challenge to meet that recommendation with the many amenities, offerings, and beautiful landscapes that Wilmington has to offer.

Are you ready to take advantage of a wellness retirement lifestyle at The Davis Community in Wilmington, NC? Get in touch with us today. Call us at 910-679-9885 to learn more and schedule a tour.

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