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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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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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Welcome Home for the Holidays!

‘Twas the middle of December and the holidays loomed Candles did flicker, Poinsettias bloomed; The weather was sunny (until it was not) One morning was cold, the next it was hot. Shoppers did bustle as they checked off their lists, The gifts that they planned (with some unexpected twists). After shopping and parties to celebrate […]

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Active Adults Start New Traditions with Grandkids

Downsizing, simplifying, moving into a new home are gifts you’ve given yourself with your decision to live in an Active Adult community, but it’s likely that those decisions have also affected the way you approach gift-giving. While the traditional gifts may be a part of your family celebrations, it’s also great to share the knowledge […]

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Boomers Embrace Local Business This Holiday Season

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Big-box stores setting up their holiday displays and advertising sales before the Halloween pumpkins have been relegated to the compost pile. The business end of the holiday season can make gift-giving seem like just one more thing to check off the to-do list (and pay for in January). But tucked into […]

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Holiday Party, Active Adult-Style

Let’s face it, when it comes to theme parties, Baby Boomers invented the concept. We were the first to make the fondue pot a necessary kitchen accessory, and ours was the generation that had dishes for every season. And when it comes to the holidays, why, we took decorating to a whole new level of […]

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Lights, Cameras, Active Adults!

The first frost came a little bit early this year, ushering in the holiday spirit and the desire to wear things like scarves and mittens, indulge in hot cocoa (or hot toddies), and engage in seasonal activities like driving around looking at light displays and window decorations. Individuals, neighborhoods, companies, and event spaces all participate […]

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Windsong Helps Active Adults Enjoy Stress-Free Holidays

Polar Vortex. End of Daylight Savings Time. Two Weeks Until Thanksgiving. Of the events that occur in November, the beginning of the Holiday Season seems to be the one that spurs feelings of stress, even though we look forward to spending time with family and friends. Is it the shopping? The cooking? The travel? Or […]

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Tech-Savvy Ways to Shop Safely for Active Adults

Carrying credit cards used to be considered a safer way to shop than having a wallet full of cash, but recent security breaches at big-name retailers have even the most cautious shoppers feeling wary. A report by the Department of Homeland Security released in August warned consumers that more than 1,000 retailers could have malware […]

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