Like the Not-So-Big movement, Right-Sizing has become de riguer for Active Adults, as they recognize that retirement is best enjoyed while we’re healthy, active, and able to live in our next-chapter dream home.
Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket
Never let it fade away - Perry Como
Or, if you believe the folklore, you may prefer to make a wish when you see a shooting star.
Either way, you’ll have lots of wishes and very full pockets this weekend, when it’s peak viewing time for the Perseids Meteor Shower in the Northern Hemisphere.
It’s the middle of summer, as you can clearly see from the soaring temperatures on your car’s dashboard or your home’s outdoor thermometer…
Or can you?
The thermometer has reached or exceeded 90 degrees several times in the past week or so, which is normal for Georgia in July and August, but that doesn’t mean you need to be outside in the heat. Taking the proper precautions during summer heat is important to your health and well-being, and are easy to do.
One of the greatest pleasures Active Adults enjoy during summer is spending new-found leisure time pursuing outdoor activities, such as gardening, hiking, cycling, camping, and more.
As with any activity, maintaining health and safety begins with awareness, so we’re here to share information about how to deal with outdoor pests, including:
Listen, grandchildren, and you shall hear
Of the right-size quest that brought me here,
On this fortuitous day in Two Thousand Eighteen
Not too big, nor too small, but Just Right in between,
Is this home to which you live so near.
Ask any Active Adult what they dream for their future, and you’ll likely hear one of these answers:
Do you see the common theme in these answers? It’s “more TIME.”
Whether we’ve already retired, are looking forward to doing so in the near future, or anticipate a life change – such as changing careers, volunteering, or moving to a new city – one of the things we may not anticipate is the stress that accompanies these exciting changes.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) urge individuals to be aware that stress is a major contributor to anxiety and depression, the symptoms of which are often dismissed, especially in people 55 years and over.
Nearly half of the world’s population – more than three billion people – are currently using social media each month. In the United States alone, 230 million people use social media on at least a monthly basis, making it the most populated “place” on the planet.