new holiday traditions

New Holiday Traditions to Start This Year

Center Pointe Apartments Holidays & Seasons

When we think of the holiday season, we often think of traditions, memories from childhood, and stories that have been passed down for generations. This year, why not switch it up a bit? New holiday traditions can be especially meaningful if you start them with people who have entered your life in the last year, whether that be a new …

holiday gifts for pets

Holiday Gifts for Pets

Center Pointe Apartments Holidays & Seasons, Pets

Our pets may not understand what makes the holidays so special, but we surely do. Don’t let holiday parties and vacation time keep you from showing your little friend some extra love. If you still haven’t thought about what to get your dog, cat, or fish, we have some excellent ideas of holiday gifts for pets to inspire you! Big, …

preventing diabetes

National Diabetes Awareness Month: Preventing Diabetes

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

Did you know that leading a healthy lifestyle is often the key to preventing diabetes? It’s absolutely true for Type 2 Diabetes, which is by far the most prevalent form of the disease. It’s more common in people who are overweight or lead sedentary lifestyles, and most of the 426 million people worldwide who suffer from diabetes have the Type …

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Preventing and Caring for Dry Skin this Winter

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle, Resources

Caring for dry skin is important, especially in the winter months. Your skin is not only the largest organ in your body, but it has many vital jobs. It produces hormones and serves as a barrier that protects your body from things in the surrounding environment that can be harmful, such as the sun’s rays, germs, and toxins. Your skin …

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Simple Ways to Start Recycling TODAY!

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

This year, America Recycles Day is Thursday, November 15th. The holiday was started in 1997 by the National Recycling Coalition. Furthermore, the celebration is renewed through a Presidential Proclamation each year. If you want to help the environment, then here are ways to start recycling! Simple Recycling Steps Use Center Pointe recycling bins. For your convenience, there are recycling bins at …

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Tips for Practicing Gratitude This Thanksgiving Season

Center Pointe Apartments Holidays & Seasons, Lifestyle

This year, Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday, November 22nd. The family-oriented holiday evokes images of delicious dinners, brightly colored leaves, and hours of Christmas tree decorating the day after. While nothing is wrong with any of these images, it’s important to recognize the benefits of reflecting on the holiday’s original purpose – gratitude. If you’re looking for new ways …

kale

Crazy for Kale: Recipes to Try

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink

In recent years, kale took the culinary world by storm. Now almost everyone has heard of this green, leafy vegetable that seemed earn its own bin on salad bars overnight, right next to the spinach and romaine. Kale is praised for its nutrient density and crunchy texture. In just one cup of raw kale, you get 206% of your daily value of Vitamin A, …

national cat day

5 Purrr-fect Ways to Celebrate National Cat Day

Center Pointe Apartments Holidays & Seasons, Pets

This year, National Cat Day will be celebrated on October 29th. We have a lot of cat lovers and feline tenants at Center Pointe Apartments, so we thought now is the purrr-fect time to shed some fur — I mean, light! — on this holiday. National Cat Day was founded in 2005 to increase awareness about homeless cats. Its two goals are to celebrate cats …

office ergonomics

5 Ways to Improve Your Office Ergonomics During National Ergonomics Month

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

October is a great time to think about office ergonomics and ways to improve your comfort and productivity, whether you work in a traditional office setting, in shared office space, or remotely from home. What Is Office Ergonomics? The term “ergonomics” applies to the science or process of improving human performance and efficiency in the workplace by changing design, posture, …