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?” […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Windsong's Stratton Plan's Great Room

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Set Me Free… To Live the Active Adult Lifestyle

A Boomer Poem based on “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,”performed by The Supremes 50 years ago, in November 1966   It set me free, my Windsong home Outdoor living’s in my Windsong home I really love my Windsong home This lifestyle is catching on! We’re finished with the great big house, so this lifestyle’s catching […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
fall leaves

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Active Adults Enjoy Healthy Homes

When we think of our “dream home,” it’s often the look and feel of the home and community that are at the top of our list. For Active Adults, a dream home may also include “Universal Design” features, which allow for easier access (stepless entry, wide door frames), and easier day-to-day living (“comfort height” commodes, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
fall leaves

Boomers Prepare For Open Enrollment Season

  Ahh, fall – that time of year when the leaves are changing color, festivals abound, sweaters come out of storage… and Medicare Open Enrollment begins for Active Adults! Mark Your Calendars If you are age 65 or older, you can expect your Medicare Annual Notice of Coverage (ANOC) and Evidence of Coverage (EOC) notice […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Money Management Tips for Active Adults

You’ve worked hard for your money throughout your lifetime, and retirement is the time when you can finally reap the rewards of smart investing and enjoy the home and activities you’ve always dreamed about. And while some of your money may be “cashed-out” to fund a new home or a dream vacation, chances are that […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The History (& Future) of Courtyard Living

  Ahh, the appeal of a courtyard! Active adults are particularly drawn to the courtyard style of homes, which have been back in vogue since the early 2000s, and for good reason: they’re comfortable, energy efficient, great for entertaining, and are a superb source of natural light for the central parts of the home. Courtyards […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Windsong Life Is Nice – A Boomer Poem

based on Wouldn’t It Be Nice, by the Beach Boys, Sept. 1966   Don’t you think it’s nice now that we’re older We greet each day just like when we were young; And don’t you think it’s nice to live together In our fabulous new Windsong homes.   You know our lives are going to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }