What to expect on a Vicar’s Landing Tour

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Choosing a retirement residence can be tough. You’ll want to make sure it’s the perfect place for you or your loved ones to spend those latter years, with all the features to ensure the happiest, most comfortable life possible. There’s no better way to get a feel of the atmosphere and an idea of the services and amenities offered than an in-person tour of your prospective new home environment. A tour can be scheduled at Vicar’s Landing to introduce you to the wonderful staff and beautiful grounds of one of Florida’s most outstanding communities. Potential Members embarking on a tour…

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Classes Offered at Vicar’s Landing

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Classes are a fantastic way for seniors to get in shape, learn a new skill, keep busy and socialize. Vicar’s Landing is committed to offering services that enrich the lives of their members, which is why we offer a variety of classes throughout the week. Whether for fun or for fitness, these classes are a great way to fill schedules and maintain an active, structured life. A few of the classes offered at Vicar’s Landing include Tai Chi, Yoga, and Meditation which all promote health of the mind and body. Tai Chi and Yoga combine gentle movements, stretching and breathing…

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Wellness Care

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Wellness care is the adoption of a lifestyle that prevents illness and disease and promotes optimal health. It is the steps taken in order to achieve maximum wellbeing in all facets of life, physical, mental, or spiritual. At Vicar’s Landing, the main priority is the wellness and happiness of our Members. Various programs, classes and activities facilitate the optimal health and wellness of those who partake. Located on the Vicar’s Landing premises, the Wellness Clinic offers physical, occupational and speech therapies to help keep Members healthy and rehabilitate them from illness or injury. Physical therapy addresses concerns related to the…

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The Benefits of Aqua-Exercise for Members

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As we get older, exercise is vital in order to stay healthy and able-bodied. However, our advancing years are often accompanied by joint pain and mobility issues that make it difficult to stay active. Activities like walking and stretching are good forms of low-impact exercise that don’t put too much stress on joints and bones, yet keep the body limber and the heart healthy. However, a cardiovascular workout like walking strengthens a limited number of muscles in the body, mainly those in the core and lower body. When it comes to getting a full body, low impact strength workout, aqua-exercise…

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Staying Healthy In Retirement

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Our bodies work hard for us from the moment we’re born – growing, changing, adapting, for many years, until the time comes when naturally, things slow down and we start to feel a little worn out. There is no reason we shouldn’t feel healthy, active and able-bodied well into retirement. With the proper diet, nutrition, exercise and care, those latter years of life can be as pain free and healthy as possible. Health problems like chronic pain, arthritis and joint stiffness are with you all day, decreasing your quality of life. While avoiding sweet treats and alcohol might be everyone’s…

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Great Restaurants In Ponte Vedra Beach

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Good food, good atmosphere, good company… there is scarcely a more enjoyable form of entertainment than going out to eat. Whether you’re the adventurous type who likes to try out a new place every week, or you like to stick to the tried and true, here are a few of the best restaurants Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida has to offer. Scrumptious Southern flavors collide with seafood at Palm Valley Fish Camp. With a four-and-a-half star rating, this Ponte Vedra Beach staple on the intracoastal has also been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence from 2015-2018. Head down to this 2016…

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Residential Options At Vicar’s Landing

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Vicar’s Landing in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida offers many different housing arrangements for the different lifestyles of its Members. Whether you love to entertain family and friends at your home, or prefer to have a cozy private sanctuary just for you, Vicar’s Landing caters to several different space requirements depending on your lifestyle. Vicar’s Landing offers a variety of floor plans ranging from from one-bedroom, one-bathroom to three-bedrooms, two-and-a-half-bathrooms and several variations in between. Neil Ryan and Phebe Thorne Members of Vicar’s Landing were immediately pleased with the combination of  spaciousness and abundance of natural light in their 1,860 square-foot…

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Making Friends In Retirement

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Social isolation in elderly is becoming increasingly common in today’s society. Making friends in retirement can be particularly difficult. Having children or a job often provides automatic relationships that can blossom into friendships, but during retirement there are fewer organic prospects for friendship, and effort must be put forth in order to create the opportunities. Retirees who move into communities that cater specifically to retired people are at an advantage when it comes to forming friendships in the latter stage of life. Not only are they living near others with similar lifestyles, many may be seeking to fill their social…

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The Activities at Vicar’s Landing

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Retirement is the grand stage of life that offers plenty of free time to do as you please. Vicar’s Landing retirement community ensures that its Members never have to wonder how to spend their days, offering a variety of activities for entertainment and personal enrichment. Many Members of Vicar’s Landing frequently enjoy off-campus trips that offer a chance to explore some of the attractions and entertainment available in the city. From museums or a trip to the Jacksonville Symphony to an afternoon of shopping or strolling the beaches, there are always fun, interesting events planned. One example of the cultural…

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The Natural Beauty of Ponte Vedra

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Ponte Vedra Beach is a beautiful seaside community located in St. John’s County, Florida. Being a part of the two wealthiest counties in Florida, it boasts esteemed resorts, spas and country clubs. But Ponte Vedra Beach would not attract such wealth and prestige without the generous gifts of nature. Surrounded by gorgeous sandy beaches, it is no wonder this exclusive area is so highly sought after. A place of untouched wilderness and mineral-rich land a mere century ago, Ponte Vedra’s natural beauty still beckons with many areas of nature still preserved to be enjoyed by the community. Of course, one…

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