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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Boomers’ Change of Address Doesn’t Have To Create Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. Yes, that’s a real thing, as if we don’t have enough awareness about stress in our lives already. And if you think that being an Active Adult isn’t stressful (you’re retired, you’re downsizing, you’re pursuing the activities you always wanted to…), think again. Any change – even a positive one […]

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Baby Boomers & Spring Bloomers

  Ah, north Georgia in the Spring It’s a rather short-lived thing Chilly nights and longer days Flowers bloom under the sun’s rays We dodged a winter filled with snow Now the yellow pollens blow Coating everything in sight In a dusty yellow blight.   But Windsong folks will not be slowed Or kept from […]

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Boomers Choose Lifelong Education

If you have grandchildren, it’s likely you’ve seen a color-coded calendar on the refrigerator to help keep track of their activity schedules. Just looking at the rainbow of reminders is enough to make one’s head spin! Crazy as it may seem, Baby Boomers are developing activity calendars for themselves, and many of them involve classes […]

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