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Twelve New-Home Wishes from Windsong

  On the first day at Windsong, we wish for you to be Joyful and living stress-free   On the second day at Windsong, you’ll wake up and will see Your spacious master bedroom And you’re joyful and living stress-free   On the third day at Windsong, you sip your morning tea In your serene […]

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Active Adults Anticipate New Year “Resolutions”

In the midst of the Holiday Season, we realize that a New Year is just around the corner. Whether you make resolutions, practice “one word,” or simply want to use the calendar as a jumping-off point for self-improvement, health experts agree that focusing on just a few positive changes can have a significant impact on […]

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Holiday Traditions… In Paper & Ink

The weather outside is frightful(-ly warm, for mid-December), but don’t worry: holiday traditions such as tree-lighting ceremonies, parades, decorating, and shopping are full-speed ahead (full-steam, if it stays this warm!) Letter-writing and the mailing of greeting cards is still alive and well, as far as traditions go, even though many folks send their greetings via […]

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Active Adults, Families Encouraged To Tell Stories

Thanksgiving Day, 2016 marked the 8th anniversary of the National Day of Listening, an initiative launched in 2008 to encourage families to ask questions, tell stories, and LISTEN to one another. It’s a neat concept, which was born out of the Story Corps project, and which draws upon the fact that the United States is […]

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November Recognizes Active Adults as Caregivers

November is the official launch of the holiday season, when families gather around the same table, share a meal and perhaps swap stories, and appreciate the precious time they have to see one another. At least, that’s the “Norman Rockwell” version of a holiday gathering. For 40 million Americans who are the caregivers for an […]

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Labor Day Events Put the Active in Active Adults

For more than 120 years, the first weekend in September has recognized the contributions and achievements of American workers, with a “long weekend” to celebrate Labor Day. Here in Georgia, we celebrate the end of the “Dog Days” of summer, with an eye toward cooler fall weather, and we’re lured out of our air conditioning […]

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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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The Carnival of the Active Adult Lifestyle

Did you see the flocks of robins this past weekend? In Georgia, that’s a sure sign that Spring is just around the corner! Another sure sign of impending Spring is the celebration of Mardi Gras – or Fat Tuesday, which is synonymous with the official holiday in New Orleans, and the parties and parades held […]

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Why Boomers Love Windsong! Adapted from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” by Dr. Seuss (1957)

Every Boomer at Windsong liked their homes a lot But those who had not right-sized most certainly did not! They hemmed and they hawed, each one had their reason: “Don’t know what I want,” “It’s not the right season!” Then into the sales office at Windsong they strolled, They toured through the model and reported, […]

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(Holiday) Decorating – Boomer-Style

After successfully downsizing (“right-sizing”) your home and editing the furniture, décor, and other things you put into it, it’s natural to think about how right-sizing your lifestyle will affect your holiday traditions. Purging holiday decorations can be touchy, in part because there are so many memories attached to them. Also, if you are used to […]

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