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July Fireworks Woodstock

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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Active Adults Seek To “Right-Size” Their Homes

Like standing on the shore, watching an enormous wave coming toward you, experts in nearly every facet of our country have been planning for the needs and desires of the Baby Boomer Generation, whose sheer numbers and influence have impacted many of the innovations of the 20th Century, and permanently changed the way we live […]

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Active Adults Walk This Way to Better Health

Winter has (hopefully) breathed its last gasp in Georgia with the snow flurries at the end of last week, ushering in the yellow and purple blooms of our first Spring flowers. Add Daylight Saving Time to the mix, and you have the perfect opportunity to keep those resolutions to exercise and get healthy – with […]

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Financial Facts for Active Adults

According to Social Security Administration guidelines, individuals born between 1943 and 1954 may begin to claim “early retirement” at age 62, or “full retirement” at age 66. Statistics reveal that nearly 70% of recipients claim “early,” resulting in smaller monthly payments. Financial experts recommend waiting until full retirement age to begin taking benefits, unless you […]

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Active Adults Aim For Healthier Hearts

Valentine’s Day is this Saturday, February 14, and with it comes the tradition of doing something to show your loved ones how much you care about them with candy, flowers, gifts, etc. But the best thing we can do is to pledge to make lifestyle changes to keep our hearts healthy so we can spend […]

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Boomers Enjoy “The Social Round”

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen!” – A. A. Milne Children’s stories have such an incredible job: they use simple language, lovable creatures, and quickly resolved situations to explain the complexities of life – or perhaps to show us that […]

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Boomers Tackle New Year’s Resolutions: Part 1. Organization

According to a research organization that keeps track of such things, #10 on the list of popular New Year’s resolutions is Get Organized. But we’re going to discuss that one first, since being organized can be beneficial in attaining the other nine (which range from health to finances to social interactions, and more). When moving […]

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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 “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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