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Labor Day Events Put the Active in Active Adults

For more than 120 years, the first weekend in September has recognized the contributions and achievements of American workers, with a “long weekend” to celebrate Labor Day. Here in Georgia, we celebrate the end of the “Dog Days” of summer, with an eye toward cooler fall weather, and we’re lured out of our air conditioning […]

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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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Active Adults Enjoy Georgia’s Apple Capital

If it’s your first fall in Georgia, there are three things about which you should be aware: We invented “dressing in layers” for our 40-degree mornings and mid-80s afternoons; We shop on Fridays so we enjoy SEC Football on Saturdays. Wearing of school colors is not optional in the South; It may be a law […]

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Back To School for Boomers

If you have grandchildren here in Georgia, chances are that they are either back in school already, or will be by mid-August. That’s good news for Baby Boomers, because parks, shopping venues, restaurants, even museums and the lake are more accessible and more enjoyable for you to stake your claim. If you’re a recent empty-nester, […]

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Facts for a Fabulous Fourth of July

Americans love parties, and this Friday we celebrate the biggest summer party all year: Independence Day. Like most celebrations, we enjoy certain traditions to ensure a “proper” Fourth, including watermelon (the day’s number one fruit), potato salad (number one side dish), and hot dogs – 150 million of them, to be exact! If you eat […]

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Active Adults Choose to Cruise

When your kids were small, chances are your vacation plans included taking to the open road. But oh, how vacation plans have changed! Statistics show that more than 20 million people annually take to the open sea on vacation, with more than 60 percent of those originating in North America, and the trend has been […]

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