For most, when thinking about the homebuilding process, construction, architecture, and design are the first things that come to mind. But long before these components take shape, there’s a team at Windsong in search of the perfect location for the next community to grow. Henry Massie, director of land acquisitions at Windsong, is responsible for finding ideal locales with everything you could want in a neighborhood: natural beauty, convenience, amenities, nearby shopping, and more, so homebuyers only need to focus on the right floorplan and design choices when selecting a home.
You may have read about the “secrets to successful dating” as one reaches a certain age, but did you know there are secrets to making friends after 50 as well? Turns out, friend-dating may often feel harder than finding a romantic partner.
Health professionals and psychologists agree that having quality friendships are important to maintaining health and happiness as we age, so we’ve compiled some suggestions for meeting new friends at any age:
Since we spent most of the last year either eating at home (whether we cooked it ourselves or ordered take-out), Summer is the perfect time to explore fun new dining experiences, like the plethora of FOOD TRUCK options available.
Long known as the autumn “leaf tour” region of our state, North Georgia also is popular for its quaint towns, artist communities… and vineyards!
Regardless of the era, Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) have been change agents, not just for their generation, but for society overall. Be it music, fashion, family life, career, and more, Boomers make choices that set the trend for everyone else.
Just in time for graduations, weddings, and summer holidays, and with vaccines available, the CDC announced that it appears safe to relax restrictions for visiting people outside one’s immediate home, for the first time in 14 months. That sound you probably heard is the collective exhale of relief… along with a quickening heartbeat: we can see (and hug!) our children and grandchildren; we can visit friends again!
In 2003, when Mark Carruth and longtime friend Steve Romeyn co-founded Windsong Properties, the concept of communities of active adult homeowners was still in its inception. Although the first 55+ communities in the U.S. began in Arizona in the 1960s, Windsong’s founders saw that in the Atlanta region there was a significant unmet need for quality homes for the growing population segment.
That’s right: another noun has been amended for the use of generations who made cell phones and ear buds part of our daily attire, and is being worked into the vernacular of their parents and grandparents. So, it’s only fair that those who have been practicing “adulting” for decades offer pearls of wisdom to those who are about to enter the arena: