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Active Adults Know: The Sidewalk Leads To Friends

There is a place where the sidewalk leads to friends Where a new chapter of life begins, And there the grass is cut to the perfect height, And there the sun shines through windows bright, And courtyards are perfect both day and night As are each of the rooms within.   Let us live in […]

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Active Adults Fulfilled Through VolunTOURism

Did you know that travel and voluntarism are not mutually exclusive? According to sustainable tourism research by industry experts at Virginia Tech, more than 10 million individuals spend up to $2 billion each year for the opportunity to “travel with a purpose.” Because there is no regulatory body to ensure that the volunteer work performed […]

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Boomers Keep Their Cool In Summer

Summer is here with a vengeance: the official temperatures reached the mid-90s for the last week of June, with the humidity making it “feel like 99,” and there’s more of the same forecast for the next 10 days. There are a few things homeowners can do to maximize comfort and minimize energy bills when the […]

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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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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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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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Heart Month Tips for Active Adults

  Forget about the super-sized boxes of chocolates; if you really want to show someone how much you love them (and yourself!), take some Valentine’s Day tips from the American Heart Association to help avoid heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest! Warning Signs Heart Attack – symptoms differ by individual. If you feel uncomfortable, tired, […]

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Boomers Benefit from Relationships with Grandchildren

“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…” The lyrics are familiar, but what we have been seeing more of in recent years is the reverse: grandparents traveling long distances to visit their grandchildren, and then “right-sizing” their homes so they can be closer to that precious next branch of the […]

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55+ Active Adults That Stay Active Stay Healthy

Put the ACTIVE in Active Adult This New Year

For every adult who doesn’t exercise, there are dozens of reasons why they stopped – or never started, including illness or injury that interfered with their routine, weather conditions that interrupted their preferred activity, career or similar commitments that decreased the time available for exercise, or maybe they just grew bored with their regimen. Those […]

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