Welcome Home for the Holidays!

‘Twas the middle of December and the holidays loomed Candles did flicker, Poinsettias bloomed; The weather was sunny (until it was not) One morning was cold, the next it was hot. Shoppers did bustle as they checked off their lists, The gifts that they planned (with some unexpected twists). After shopping and parties to celebrate [...]

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Active Adults Start New Traditions with Grandkids

Downsizing, simplifying, moving into a new home are gifts you’ve given yourself with your decision to live in an Active Adult community, but it’s likely that those decisions have also affected the way you approach gift-giving. While the traditional gifts may be a part of your family celebrations, it’s also great to share the knowledge [...]

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Boomers Embrace Local Business This Holiday Season

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Big-box stores setting up their holiday displays and advertising sales before the Halloween pumpkins have been relegated to the compost pile. The business end of the holiday season can make gift-giving seem like just one more thing to check off the to-do list (and pay for in January). But tucked into [...]

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Holiday Party, Active Adult-Style

Let’s face it, when it comes to theme parties, Baby Boomers invented the concept. We were the first to make the fondue pot a necessary kitchen accessory, and ours was the generation that had dishes for every season. And when it comes to the holidays, why, we took decorating to a whole new level of [...]

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Lights, Cameras, Active Adults!

The first frost came a little bit early this year, ushering in the holiday spirit and the desire to wear things like scarves and mittens, indulge in hot cocoa (or hot toddies), and engage in seasonal activities like driving around looking at light displays and window decorations. Individuals, neighborhoods, companies, and event spaces all participate [...]

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Windsong Helps Active Adults Enjoy Stress-Free Holidays

Polar Vortex. End of Daylight Savings Time. Two Weeks Until Thanksgiving. Of the events that occur in November, the beginning of the Holiday Season seems to be the one that spurs feelings of stress, even though we look forward to spending time with family and friends. Is it the shopping? The cooking? The travel? Or [...]

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Boomers “Got Game” This Hunting Season

It’s likely that you’re used to seeing wildlife on a scenic drive through the North Georgia mountains, but our Windsong communities are located in the parts of Cobb, Cherokee, and Paulding counties where deer, birds, and other creatures abound, and sightings are frequent this time of year. Deer sightings are in full-swing this week with [...]

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Baby Boomers Prepare Legally for Future Health Care

As Active Adults, we look forward to a bright future, spent with family and friends, pursuing hobbies and interests, and enjoying robust health. We prepare for these “best years of our lives” with financial planning, but experts advise planning for health care as well. In 2007, the Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care Act came [...]

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Know the Signs of a Stroke and Save Someone’s Abilities

A stroke – also known as a “brain attack” – is an interruption of blood flow to an area of the brain, resulting in damage to the brain due to a lack of oxygen reaching cells in the affected area. Stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery (Ischemic Stroke), or when a blood [...]

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Boomers Bond With Grandkids

Baby Boomers are likely the most tech-savvy grandparents the world has seen – possibly because theirs is the generation that launched innovations we use today. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a level of disconnect between Boomer grandparents and their grandchildren, who seem to have been born with the innate ability to navigate electronic [...]

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