SIIPS & the Health Benefits of Community Life

Community Life
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Posted: September 20, 2019

We’ve all heard the phrase, “you’re only as old as you feel.” Like most clichés, it contains a grain of truth. If we define aging as gaining momentum, rather than managing decline, it’s easy to see how seniors can have rich social, intellectual, and spiritual lives while remaining full of vim and vigor.

That’s why life at Capella of Grand Junction is built around the four facets of successful aging: Social, Intellectual, Inspiration, and Physical – or SIIPs for short.


Recent studies suggest that loneliness rivals smoking and obesity as a health risk. Human contact is healthy – and our communities foster it through volunteer opportunities, board game and karaoke nights, and cozy living rooms that invite a fireside chat.

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Explore the many different floor plans available at our senior living community. Make sure to contact us to see what we have available to fit your needs and lifestyle.


Our minds are like our muscles; they benefit from a regular workout. From art and creative niches where you can work on your watercolors or writing skills, to language classes and handouts listing the latest crossword apps, our communities give you opportunities to engage your brain.


A successful community does more than encourage its members to socialize and collaborate. It also gives them space and time to be alone with their thoughts. Exercising their green thumb with an indoor garden or attending a place of worship are among the ways our residents find peace and harmony.


You’ll find state-of-the-art fitness centers at our communities, but engaging the body doesn’t have to mean hitting the treadmill. Playing with pets or children in a beautiful open space, or just taking a stroll on a paved path, can leave you feeling energized and refreshed.

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We live longer and healthier lives when we're connected to others in meaningful ways. That's why Cappella of Grand Junction assisted living and memory support residents have lots of opportunities to engage with others who share their interests and tastes. Cappella of Grand Junction Senior Living Community is managed by Christian Living Communities and provides exceptional assisted living senior care, memory support for retired persons and more to the Grand Junction Colorado area including Redlands, Clifton, Orchard Mesa, Canyon View Park, Lincoln Park, and the rest of the Grand Junction Colorado area. We also are an ideal senior community for those in the zip codes 81506 (where Cappella of Grand Junction Senior Living Community is located), 81505, 81501, 81504, 815208, 81503 and 81526.

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