Vestavia Hills Living


Official magazine published by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce for the City of Vestavia Hills which details the quality of life, education, shopping and lifestyle of Vestavia Hills.

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A Americans are living longer than ever before, which means many people are enjoying longer, more active retirement years than in the past. With close proximity to state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, a mild climate and a wealth of activities for senior residents, Vestavia Hills is a perfect location for enjoying the retirement years. "We have an active group of senior leaders who volunteer their talents with seniors in Vestavia Hills and seniors from surrounding cities," says Julie Harper, Senior activities coordinator for the Vestavia Hills Parks & Recreation Department. These leaders provide a number of ongoing social and educational activities for local retirees, keeping them active and social. For instance, every Monday night at the Senior Lodge, local seniors pack the house for a dance featuring live music, Harper says. The group also hosts five dynamic, six-table Bridge groups, which offer participants opportunities to build lasting friendships while keeping their minds sharp. Seniors also gather regularly in Vestavia Hills for educational sessions organized by the senior leaders. This series features expert speakers on topics such as "The Future of Your VA Benefits." Seniors Active 44 v e s tav i a h i l l s l i v i n g 2 0 1 4

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