Settling in to your new home goes beyond picking out fixtures and flooring, and designing around new couches and curtains. Active adults often wonder how they can expand beyond the four walls and become a part of the overall community.
For more than two decades, the fourth Saturday in October has been recognized as Make A Difference Day, encouraging people of all ages to find a cause they believe in and volunteer.
Aging gracefully certainly has its perks, but the true measure of success is to age healthfully.
October has been designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with campaigns to increase awareness about prevention, symptoms, and treatment of the disease.
That time of year thou may’st ‘round here behold
When leaves are crisp and flowers a golden hue
And chillier nights in blankets ourselves we fold
Anticipating festivals with apples, and sweaters new.
If you’re like many of the folks who have recently moved into their new home in a Windsong community, one of your top priorities is meeting your neighbors. After all, aside from right-sizing your home, and being close to family, having neighbors who share similar life experiences ranks near the top for reasons people purchase in an Active Adult community.
Plan to have brunch with the grandkids this Sunday, September 10, as we celebrate the 39th National Grandparents Day.
“Spending time with grandchildren” has been reported to be “the single most important and satisfying thing” in the lives of active adults, according to polls conducted by the AGA, a sentiment that we hear every day from active adults seeking to retire or right-size their homes in Georgia.
Though Fall on the calendar doesn’t begin
‘Til the middle of September
Cool breezes are here to announce the presence
Of blessedly fall-like weather.
So what does this mean for folks like us
Who enjoy spending time outdoors?
Maybe you chose your current home to be closer to adult children and young grandchildren; or maybe you’ve always lived close by. But grandchildren grow faster than you can blink an eye. The kids who spent the night and built pillow forts in your family room are now moving into their college dorms or apartments.
Ah, August in Atlanta – the true “dog days” of Summer, when everything seems to melt or wilt or somewhere in between… except for a handful of plants that thrive as seedlings in the heat and humidity, boasting a bounty ready for harvest in the fall.