Category Archives: Georgia

Why Should Active Adults Consider Swimming as a Sport?

Swimming is an Ideal Way to Keep Fit for People of Any Age Category

Keeping fit and healthy has become a major priority for active adults once they reach their senior years. This is not to say that young people should wait until they are old to start taking care of their fitness and health… What it does mean is that at 55+ you CANNOT ignore the need to do so. Health is one thing that everyone should take seriously. Staying healthy and active enables you to enjoy life to its fullest. Yet, good health does not come without hard work. It requires finding ways of relieving stress, keeping active, keeping your body hydrated at all times and eating a healthy diet. When it comes to being active and relieving stress, swimming is an ideal activity to engage in. It is a great exercise recommended for people of all ages, by many doctors as it has numerous health benefits.

happy seniors talking about the good old days

Talking About The Good Old Days

Having Friends to Talk About the Good Old Days is Therapeutic and Enjoyable

Talking about good old days is a popular and pleasing pastime, especially when you get older. People usually begin talking about good old days when they are middle-aged. If you have had good old days you re-live them by telling others. Of course, you should be able to remember and recollect those happy moments you spent together with your family, friends loved ones and the places you visited. To keep yourself and your audience happy, and not to hurt the feelings of others, it may be necessary to edit the true happenings. Talking about the good old days is an art that you should learn. It is not only a pleasurable thing to do but also therapeutic. This is because keeping engaged in social interactions is vital for senior years to ensure good mental health and wellbeing.

Forget the Car – This is Golf Cart Country

Peachtree City, Georgia is the Leave It To Beaver town complete with manicured lawns, friendly neighbors, and tree-lined sidewalks, but what sets this charming community apart is its reputation as the “golf cart city.” With over 90 miles of the paved pathway linking residents to shops, restaurants, and green-spaces, it’s not unusual to see people pulling into their driveways in golf carts filled with groceries instead of clubs, or taking open-air joy-rides through nature. Named one of the best places to retire by U.S News & Money Magazine, Peachtree City has the kind of sweet tea on the porch Southern lifestyle that active adults can sink their roots into.

Peachtree is an age-friendly master-planned community located less than 30 minutes south of Atlanta, and just 18 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. While a trip to the big city promises a high energy metropolitan fix, retirees agree there’s nothing like returning to their resort town where the grass is always greener, and recreation is right outside their door. This all-inclusive town is a throwback to the days where neighbors were like family, and with all, there is to do in Peachtree City, this kind of nostalgia is part of modern-day life. From live events including concerts held at the Frederick Brown Amphitheater, outdoor movies, and sports tournaments, 55+ residents have plenty of opportunities to fill their social calendar.

Del Webb at Chateau Elan

Chateau Elan Reinvents Ranch Style

Ranch style is the comeback home trend buyers can’t get enough of. A throwback to the 1930’s, this timeless design represents classic Americana, and features a relaxed single-level floorplan that makes it the ideal choice for boomers to age in place, and entertain in style. Anticipated to open May of 2018, Del Webb’s 55+ community of Chateau Elan in Hoschton Georgia, is turning up the volume on the classic ranch with an elegant selection of ten home designs, a host of fantastic amenities, and the best part? It’s all maintenance free.

These beautiful homes are available for pre-sale starting at $253,990, and range in size from 1,109 to 2,536 square feet with a 2-5 bedroom, and 1.5-4.5 bath options. Interiors feature distinct design elements from multi-use flex spaces, and luxurious owner’s suites, to relaxing sunrooms, gourmet kitchens, and inviting gathering rooms. Large windows let in plenty of natural light and provide serene views of the surrounding area. Maintenance free living means doing away with Saturday morning yard work to enjoy all this vibrant community has to offer. 55+ residents will find an array of amenities to suit any lifestyle with an 18,000 square foot clubhouse taking center stage, along with plenty of ways to stay fit including an indoor/outdoor pool, tennis, pickle-ball, and bocce courts, and a ballroom to polish their dance steps. As an added bonus, an on-site lifestyle director is available to help homeowners get the most out of their community experience, and stay socially engaged.

A Taste of the South at Falls Crest

What do baby boomers want more than a turnkey, move-in ready home? A builder that intuitively knows what they’re looking for, and adds the perfect finishing touch. The newly opened Del Webb community of Falls Crest is the southern belle of Kennesaw, Georgia where every day feels like a weekend, and luxury comes standard. 55+ buyers will find an inviting collection of three low maintenance home designs located just minutes from shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. The Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw is modern, and historic, and has seen an increasing number of out-of-state empty nesters, and retirees are drawn to its small-town appeal, low cost of living, and family-oriented atmosphere.

The community of Falls Crest offers a collection of beautiful ranch-style homes that are designed to bring family, and friends together, and provide a relaxing retreat to unwind. Each home features design elements unique to Del Webb including elegant built-ins, luxurious master suites, and outdoor living spaces. The three series collection includes Castle Rock, Abbeyville, and Martin Ray, that range in size from 1,755 to 1,961+ square feet depending on the model. Active adults can choose from a host of customization options to suit their lifestyle from spacious second floor lofts to sunrooms. Screened in porches for sipping sweet tea, and watching sunsets, charming cafe style dining areas, and fully equipped gourmet kitchens will have residents feeling inspired to pull up a seat at the breakfast bar.

Opening in 2018 Overture Barrett

Is modern, carefree living calling your name? At Overture Barrett, doing more of what you love, and leaving the hard work to the experts is what this vibrant 55+ community does best. Live in a gorgeous apartment that boasts a contemporary elegant design, have access to an endless array of amenities, and enjoy a maintenance free lock it and leave it lifestyle. Less than ten minutes from the Southern charm of Kennesaw, Georgia, active adults will find historic attractions, unique shops, and fine dining. From the Dig-it Paw Park for canine tenants, beauty salon, and putting green, to your very own coffee bar, and bistro, this high-end rental community cannot come soon enough.

Anticipated to open in 2018, Overture Barrett will be renting apartment units from studios up to two bed two baths, ranging in size from 701-1,471 square feet. Large windows and 9-10 foot ceilings fill these apartment homes with plenty of natural lighting for an open, and airy feel. Modern floor plans feature beautiful gourmet kitchens with high-end finishes, islands for extra workspace, and gleaming stainless appliances. Residents will have a full-size washer, and dryer, patio space, and options for extra storage space. Active adults will find the thoughtful design details including custom built-ins, large closets, and spa-like luxury baths to provide a warm, and inviting place to call home. On-site maintenance service gives residents peace of mind to enjoy their surroundings worry free.

2 Luxury Active Adult Communities for Affluent Retirees

All retirees wish to spend their golden years in the company of like-minded individuals, enjoying a rich and fulfilling retirement. In order to do this, they look for active adult homes for sale in communities where they can play golf, have great dinner parties and live an active lifestyle in an opulent and luxurious environment. If you are looking for such luxurious settings, here are 2 outstanding luxury active adult communities that you can consider.

The Fairways


Join us and escape the cold, ice and snow. Play Golf, walk the beach and enjoy outdoor activities all year round! Check us out at www.fairways-sq.com or call 888-322-6883.

Consider Coastal Georgia for retirement or a second home.  Frank Curran (principal and resident of The Fairways at Savannah Quarters) has shared numerous times in Active Adult Living his insight into retirement in Savannah.  For the community at the Fairways at Savannah Quarters it keeps getting better for those who have selected this place to call home. The community is located minutes from the interchange of I-95 and I-16 and minutes from one of the most dynamic development areas in the Southeast.

Driving down Pooler Parkway, from the I-95 interchange near Sam’s Club down to the I-16 exit around Savannah Quarters, one gets a vague idea of what Bugsy Siegel saw flying over the Nevada desert on his way to Las Vegas the first time — potential! Peppering this prime Pooler corridor are a raft of new strip malls, anchor stores, plazas and developer signs promising even more commercial activity and residential housing to come.

The Fairways is in the heart of these robust new conveniences. Click here for more……….