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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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The “Eyes” Have It for Active Adults

Welcome to the Season of Outdoor Living, when days are longer and the temperatures in the evening make entertaining and star-gazing more enjoyable. While you might be doing everything to protect your skin from sun exposure during the day and stinging insects at night, have you given any thought to protecting your vision? Cataracts are the leading […]

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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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Life Changes May Alter Taxes for Active Adults

In addition to changes in the tax code from year to year, events we celebrate have a way of affecting our tax situation. Be aware of these life changes that can influence your status, and that should trigger a conversation with your financial advisor or tax preparation professional: Changes in marital status: Marriage, divorce, or […]

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Active Adults Walk This Way to Better Health

Winter has (hopefully) breathed its last gasp in Georgia with the snow flurries at the end of last week, ushering in the yellow and purple blooms of our first Spring flowers. Add Daylight Saving Time to the mix, and you have the perfect opportunity to keep those resolutions to exercise and get healthy – with […]

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Active Adult Living – The Answers Are Simple

On March 2, 1904, a genius was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Theodore S. Geisel, known as a perfectionist in his work, also understood the value of humor and play, and the combination of these traits contributed to the enjoyment of his works of fiction, poetry and cartoons, by every generation since their inception. Geisel understood […]

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Financial Facts for Active Adults

According to Social Security Administration guidelines, individuals born between 1943 and 1954 may begin to claim “early retirement” at age 62, or “full retirement” at age 66. Statistics reveal that nearly 70% of recipients claim “early,” resulting in smaller monthly payments. Financial experts recommend waiting until full retirement age to begin taking benefits, unless you […]

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Accountability Helps Keep New Year’s Resolutions Part 2. Getting Healthy

It’s February… How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? In January, the gyms were full, and grocery store displays featured such healthy options as organic foods, soups, low fat/low carb “diet-friendly” choices, and fresh produce. But Cupid has his quiver of arrows at the ready to derail you with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Cold weather […]

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