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Tax Filing Tips for Active Adults

Mid-March heralds the first day of Spring, May is a “merry, merry month,” and sandwiched between the two is April, which gets the short end of the stick both in poetry (April Showers) and in reality with Tax Day. This year, Tax Filing Day is Tuesday, April 18, the date by which the majority of […]

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Boomers Benefit From Writing Letters… By Hand!

In this world of electronic techno-everything, it is heartening to know that some folks recognize the importance of pursuing such time honored traditions as writing letters… by hand, with pen and paper. It’s even more exciting when science steps in and tells us that such habits are actually good for our health, mentally and emotionally. […]

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Active Adults Wax Poetic About Resolutions

Girl Scouts on every corner selling cookies (calories and fat) How can I stick to my resolutions when a friendly smile is selling that? The weather is awfully chilly (the sunshine is so deceiving). I should be outside walking but my house is cozy- I’m not leaving! Clearing clutter should be easy Storage is ample […]

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Active Adult’s One Word for January: HEALTH

The One Word Project has slowly but surely been replacing New Year’s resolutions since its mainstream introduction in 2008, in part because it provides a focus on something positive, rather than on identifying (and trying to “fix” a problem). EMOTIONAL HEALTH is a great place to begin, especially since we’re just coming off the excitement […]

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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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Boomers Find “Good Vibrations” In Right-Sizing

I, I love the courtyard in my new place And the way the sunlight fills the entire space I’m so glad about this place I heard My home and neighbors put a smile on my face.   Right-sizing brings good vibrations No more lawn-mowing frustration It’s cause for a celebration Like everyday’s a vacation Good, […]

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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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5 Ways To Make Moving Easier For Active Adults

  Windsong has been building homes for Active Adults for more than a dozen years (as Windsong, that is. Our team has been at this for a LOT longer than that!) and one of the things we hear most often is, “how am I going to fit all of my stuff in a smaller home?” […]

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Boomer Gardens and Planting Zones

Planting vegetables and flowers should be as easy as popping a few seeds in some decent potting soil, adding water and sunlight, then sitting back while nature does its work. Alternately, gardeners might go to the local nursery, choose a few plants from the selection, providing sunlight and watering as needed. Alas, that is not […]

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