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.
Good day, Sunshine. It will be on August 21, anyway, when the first full solar eclipse will be visible in the United States since 1979. This one’s a big deal, too, because its path – from Charleston, SC, to Salem, OR, is the first time in nearly 100 years that a full solar eclipse will be visible in America from sea to shining sea.
One of the greatest features in every Windsong community is its curves – not those in the architecture or the streets, but the ones on the faces of homeowners who find their carefree lifestyle gives them lots more to smile about!
The National Alliance for Caregiving, together with AARP, estimates there are 43.5 million unpaid family caregivers in the United States. Of those, 34 million care for an adult over age 50, with 15.7 million caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dem...
Of course, that’s no big surprise, since it is July in Georgia, but just because we call the South “home” doesn’t mean we are immune to the health effects of a hot day. We must be especially mindful of our exposure on cloudy days, when we may overdo before we realize we’re hot, tired, or dehydrated.
Mid-summer is the perfect time to review budgets, investments, and debt, to avoid any surprises at the end of the year.
Just like your physical health, maintaining your financial health requires awareness, so you can address any issues before they become problematic. These include: