Boomers Reignite Excitement & Creativity

It’s been 25 years since author and screenwriter Julia Cameron released her wildly popular book, “The Artist’s Way,” a twelve-week program designed for people of any age to unleash their creativity and live their best lives. This year, Cameron teamed with artist and musician Emma Lively to produce a sequel designed specifically for retirees and […]

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Luxury Homes Are Music To Boomers’ Ears

  50 years ago this month, “When A Man Loves A Woman” was #1 on the Billboard Music Charts. Please enjoy today’s post, based on the version performed by Percy Sledge:   When a man wants a man-cave Can’t keep his mind on nothin’ else He’d change his address, move across town. For his wife, […]

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Boomers’ Tips For Book Club Success

Fifty years ago this month, the Beatles’ song Paperback Writer topped the music charts. To celebrate this anniversary, we’re offering some tips to help you start or ensure the success of your community book club! Choose The Right Titles Just because a book is on the New York Times Bestseller List does not mean it […]

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Summer Ushers Outdoor Opportunities for Active Adults

  Can you believe that our Memorial Day holiday is already upon us? Along with attending parades to honor our veterans and celebrating family members who are graduating from high school and college, this weekend marks the “unofficial first weekend of Summer,” and its focus on outdoor activities. Just a few of the opportunities this weekend […]

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“Cool” Tips For Active Adults

It might not feel so this week, but the heat of a Georgia summer is just around the corner. Since keeping cool is a hot topic in the South, we’ve compiled some timely tips to stay healthy and comfortable without sacrificing the “active” part of active adulthood: Stay Hydrated Health experts recommend adults of average […]

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Active Adults Choose Custom Finishes

Trends in real estate vary by builder and by region, but the popularity of home improvement programs drives certain features to become “in demand,” such as paint colors, appliance finishes, even what kinds of light fixtures to include in a home. We’ve reviewed information shared by industry experts – including real estate agents, interior design […]

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Basic Downsizing Prep Tips for Boomers

Downsizing (or “right-sizing,” as we prefer to call it at Windsong) sounds like a wonderful idea, especially when we tour through the model homes and experience first-hand how sophisticated a home can feel when a lifetime of stuff isn’t cluttering every inch of living and storage space. The reality is that most folks feel inspired […]

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The Merry Month of May, Active Adult-Style

While strolling on the sidewalks one day In the merry merry month of May The loveliest sight met my eyes It was such a nice surprise This is where I wake up every day.   The homes are built so tastefully Each one exudes personality Some with porches made of stone Or with bricks the […]

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Boomers and their Grandchildren Benefit from Gardening

Of the many reasons Baby Boomers cite for “downsizing” their home or relocating to Georgia, “Closer to Family” tops the list nearly every time. And when they say “family,” Boomers almost always mean “grandchildren.” From babysitting opportunities to lunch dates, sleepovers, and more, experts agree that intergenerational bonding is beneficial for both Boomers and grandchildren, […]

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Active Adults Benefit from Daylighting

  One of the first things people notice when they enter a Windsong home is the number of windows, and the amount of natural light that fills each room. Scientists and health professionals agree that natural light is beneficial in the general well-being of humans in a plethora of ways, and Windsong intentionally incorporates daylight […]

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