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Boomers Prepare For Open Enrollment Season

  Ahh, fall – that time of year when the leaves are changing color, festivals abound, sweaters come out of storage… and Medicare Open Enrollment begins for Active Adults! Mark Your Calendars If you are age 65 or older, you can expect your Medicare Annual Notice of Coverage (ANOC) and Evidence of Coverage (EOC) notice […]

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Money Management Tips for Active Adults

You’ve worked hard for your money throughout your lifetime, and retirement is the time when you can finally reap the rewards of smart investing and enjoy the home and activities you’ve always dreamed about. And while some of your money may be “cashed-out” to fund a new home or a dream vacation, chances are that […]

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The History (& Future) of Courtyard Living

  Ahh, the appeal of a courtyard! Active adults are particularly drawn to the courtyard style of homes, which have been back in vogue since the early 2000s, and for good reason: they’re comfortable, energy efficient, great for entertaining, and are a superb source of natural light for the central parts of the home. Courtyards […]

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Windsong Life Is Nice – A Boomer Poem

based on Wouldn’t It Be Nice, by the Beach Boys, Sept. 1966   Don’t you think it’s nice now that we’re older We greet each day just like when we were young; And don’t you think it’s nice to live together In our fabulous new Windsong homes.   You know our lives are going to […]

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Labor Day Events Put the Active in Active Adults

For more than 120 years, the first weekend in September has recognized the contributions and achievements of American workers, with a “long weekend” to celebrate Labor Day. Here in Georgia, we celebrate the end of the “Dog Days” of summer, with an eye toward cooler fall weather, and we’re lured out of our air conditioning […]

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Home Decor For Your Active Adult Lifestyle

When Active Adults make the decision to right-size their homes, they do so for many reasons, including ease of living, a smaller space to maintain, being closer to family, or simply for a change. In each Windsong home, an open floor plan combines living and dining spaces that make entertaining easier and allows ample natural […]

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Active Adults More Than Armchair Athletes

With the Olympic Games in full swing, all eyes are on Rio de Janeiro, where Team USA is poised to take home medals in a number of sports, and where 10,500 world class athletes, representing 206 countries, are each striving to deliver their personal best in their chosen sport. Around the world, millions of people […]

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“Sandwich” Survival For Active Adults

Active Adults – the Baby Boomer generation – will go down in history as the most innovative generation, developing improvements for meal preparation to travel, fashion, music, health, and more.   They also have a label for each innovation, and caring for aging parents while also raising children has become known as the Sandwich Generation, […]

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Active Adults Know: The Sidewalk Leads To Friends

There is a place where the sidewalk leads to friends Where a new chapter of life begins, And there the grass is cut to the perfect height, And there the sun shines through windows bright, And courtyards are perfect both day and night As are each of the rooms within.   Let us live in […]

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Boomers Fill Volunteer Gaps In Grandkids’ Schools

If you’ve been shopping recently, you’ll have noticed the plethora of Back To School supplies, reminding kids and parents that August 1 is just around the corner. For Baby Boomers who have relocated or “right-sized” their homes in order to spend more time with their grandchildren, Back To School time provides the perfect opportunity to […]

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