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Blue Moon & Baby Boomers

A “Blue Moon” is what we call it when we have two full moons in the same calendar month. This Friday, we’ll have our second full moon of July (the first was on July 2). It is also the title to a song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and which has […]

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July Days Boomers Can Celebrate in the Courtyard

July is chock-full of reasons to celebrate, and Active Adults who are savvy enough to live in a Windsong community have the perfect PLACE to host a celebration, from a private afternoon with family & friends to a full-fledged party – in the Courtyard! We enjoyed the parades and fireworks of Independence Day on July […]

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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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Ranch Home at Windsong Properties

“Boomers” Practice Safety At Home

A recent survey published by Houzz.com lists the Top 10 advantages associated with ranch-style homes, including their “Boomer-friendly” design that’s easy on knees, open concept floorplans that make entertaining easier and less formal than traditional homes, the appeal of indoor-outdoor living, and that single-story living is consistent with the downsizing trend. One point the survey […]

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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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Forging New Friendships as Active Adults

When Retirement Lifestyle Strategies writer Dee Cascio asked active adults about their top priorities for retirement, the list was extensive, and included items such as a second career, volunteering, improving/maintaining health, traveling, learning a new skill, and spending more time with family and friends. Surprisingly, “making new friends” didn’t even make the list, although downsizing/moving […]

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A Boomer Poem: In the Style of Robert Burns

When Boomers stroll along the street They often find neighbors to greet; In clubhouse rooms or sidewalks wide; Front porches or courtyards on the side. Conversations often ensue; After the first “how do you do;” It doesn’t take too long, we’ve found, For Windsong folks to find common ground. Life experiences, you see, Are similar […]

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CHEERS! To the Active Adult Lifestyle

On the last Thursday evening in 1982, television viewers were introduced to a cast of characters in a Boston bar called Cheers! the appeal of which was the community atmosphere where, according to the catchy theme song, “Everybody knows your name.” The appeal of familiar people and surroundings has not been lost on our generation. […]

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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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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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