A Poem for August & Active Adults

Inspired by Robert Southey’s “The Old Man’s Comforts and How He Gained Them”   We’re not old, here at Windsong, the salesperson cried We don’t care if your hair’s white or gray; Folks are hale, here at Windsong, hearty ladies and men, Let me tell you the reason, I pray.   In the days of […]

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Active Adults Volunteer for Health & Happiness

Retirement is wonderful… at least in the beginning. After the new-ness wears off, however, many Active Adults find themselves bored, particularly when their career provided social interaction, a daily routine, and a sense of purpose, in addition to a paycheck. Perhaps that is one reason why so many people seek volunteering opportunities after they have […]

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Courtyards Perfect for Active Adult Stargazing

Shooting stars are fascinating, and supposedly bring good fortune to one who is lucky enough to glimpse the rare phenomenon. The good fortune story dates back to AD 127 or so, when the Greek astronomer, Ptolemy, shared his idea of shooting stars: the gods looking down from the heavens, causing stars to slip through the […]

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Boomers Need To Be Aware of Heart Attack Risk Factors

For years, we’ve heard about how obesity, smoking, a sedentary lifestyle and stress increase one’s risk of heart attack and stroke, but recent findings indicate that we need to also pay attention to a host of common situations to maintain cardiovascular health. Over-the-Counter Painkillers containing ibuprofen or naproxin (brand names include Advil, Aleve, and Motrin) […]

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Blue Moon & Baby Boomers

A “Blue Moon” is what we call it when we have two full moons in the same calendar month. This Friday, we’ll have our second full moon of July (the first was on July 2). It is also the title to a song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and which has […]

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July Days Boomers Can Celebrate in the Courtyard

July is chock-full of reasons to celebrate, and Active Adults who are savvy enough to live in a Windsong community have the perfect PLACE to host a celebration, from a private afternoon with family & friends to a full-fledged party – in the Courtyard! We enjoyed the parades and fireworks of Independence Day on July […]

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Back-To-School Tips for Boomer-Grandparents

The Fourth of July Fireworks have barely cleared the store shelves and Back-To-School supplies are already filling those spaces. If you are new to Georgia, this is completely normal, as many of the state’s 159 counties roll out yellow school buses during the first week in August. Back-To-School Dates: Cherokee County – Aug. 3 Cobb […]

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Boomers & Retirement: How Much Do I Need To Save?

The Baby Boomer tidal wave has launched a host of new businesses aimed at the “needs of our generation.” Of course, in order to buy their products and use their services, we must have ample funds. How much to include in our nest egg is one of the biggest questions Boomers have when contemplating everything […]

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Celebrating the 4th, Red, White & BOOMer- Style!

Some folks begin their 4th of July celebration as they would a typical Sunday in summer, with a cup of coffee on the patio, enjoying a bit of outdoors before the heat settles in for the day. And there are plenty of options for festivals, concerts, and more, before the sun goes down and the […]

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A Song of Home: A Boomer’s Poem inspired by Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

I celebrate my home, and sing myself And what is in my home could be yours, too For maintenance-friendly might just be right for you! I smile and wave a hand As neighbors on the sidewalk stroll slowly past. This place, every beam and window creates this space, my home Each neighbor who moves in […]

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