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Fall Foliage Sites for Active Adults

Ask anyone in the South what the top three pastimes are in fall, and the answer will be quite alliterative: Football Festivals and FOLIAGE! Georgia is home to dozens of state parks that are perfect for enjoying nature’s artwork, but pretty much anywhere in the foothills and mountains of North Georgia will provide a visual […]

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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 – Remember To Spring Forward… and Get Active!

  Despite the weird little snowburst last week (it lasted about a minute), the weather is starting to feel like Winter is packing up to leave town – just in time for Daylight Saving Time (this weekend, Sunday, March 13, be sure to set your clocks AHEAD one hour before going to bed), and the […]

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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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A-MAIZE-ing Fun for Boomers & Grandkids

For nearly two decades, several local farms have designated areas of their farms to living works of art that serve as family entertainment for a few short weeks each fall: Corn Mazes. Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, Cagle Family Farm in Canton was the first to incorporate a Corn Maze as a way to both […]

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Colorful Campaigns Create Opportunities for Active Adults

Traditionally, the colors for October and November have included orange, yellow, and brown, like the pumpkins, gourds, and fall leaves that mark this season. But health awareness campaigns like to stand out from the crowd, so you’re likely to find a sea of pink, purple and gray ribbons over the next few months, worn by […]

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Boomers Celebrate Grandparents Day – Sept. 13

Since the 1940s, Baby Boomers have re-defined the way Americans think about everything, from education to employment, transportation to technology, residence to retirement, and more. For the past two decades, the retirement trend has changed significantly, as “moving to Florida” has been replaced by “moving to someplace that makes the best sense for us.” For […]

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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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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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Boomers Get Ready for Farmer’s Market Season!

Everywhere we go we hear experts tell us to “eat fresh food” and “spend time outdoors” to improve our health, and “shop local” to support the economy. With the first of May this week, we can easily combine all of these things – it’s Farmer’s Market Season! Each Market Day, local vendors offer a fresh […]

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