When is the Right Time to Move Into an Independent Living Community?

Mansions Senior Independent Living

We all love our independence. Yet, that doesn’t mean that we can’t acknowledge that things may have gotten harder as we’ve gotten older. If you’re over 55, you may still embrace an active lifestyle, but may not want to do as much housework, or you may be isolated in your current environment. How do you […]

How to Stay Healthy During Winter

How to Stay Healthy During Winter

Winter can be many things – a relief from the warm weather, the start of winter sports season, and even the possibility of snow. Yet, it can also result in ice and freezing cold temperatures as well as the rise in flu cases. While you may enjoy the weather, you may not enjoy these aspects […]

Atlanta Named One of the Best Places to Retire!

Skyline of Downtown Atlanta Georgia USA at night

We’ve always enjoyed living in Atlanta, but we were more than pleasantly surprised to see that Atlanta has been named one of the best places to retire. In a recent report by WalletHub, Atlanta ranked 10th on a list of 180 U.S. cities of best places to retire. It ranked extremely high for many criteria […]

Comparing Independent Living Communities: Questions to Ask Yourself

Moving into a Retirement Community

When you’ve finally made up your mind that it’s time to move into an independent living community, you need to select the right one for your needs. While this might be a straightforward process, it can actually be quite time consuming and an energy suck. So, you need to narrow down your options before you […]

Is It Time to Move Your Parents Into an Assisted Living Community?

Is It Time to Move Your Parents Into an Assisted Living Community?

Most of us don’t want to think about our parents getting older. But the truth of the matter is that it will happen – even if we’re not mentally ready for it. While we all like to think that Mom and Dad will be able to stay in their homes for the rest of their […]

How to Downsize to Get Ready for Your Independent Living Apartment

Moving to a Retirement Community

Moving is stressful to begin with – and it can be even more nerve-wracking if you’re moving into a smaller space. You have to go through your items and decide what you’re willing to keep, sell or donate. If you’re older, then you’ve probably accumulated a lot over the years. If you’ve decided to move […]

Resident Profile: Meet John & Molly

Sandy Springs Residents: John & Molly Titus

It can be tough selecting an independent senior living community. Like churches, it often seems like there’s one on every corner, each with their own pros and cons.  That’s why it’s our goal at The Mansions to ensure that our communities are a right fit for you – we want to make your decision to […]

Why Senior Living Communities Can Make You Healthier

How Retirement Communities Can Make You Healthier

Living alone – and being lonely – can have negative affects on your health. In fact, according to recent studies, there is evidence that depression can shorten your lifespan, which people with fewer social connections tend to suffer from. This is why it’s important to always ensure that you have healthy connections and activities to […]

How to Make Friends in Your New Senior Living Community

How to Make Friends in Your New Senior Living Community

Children easily make friends. Pretty much everyone that they meet immediately becomes their friend. As adults, however, most of us find it difficult to meet and connect with others. That’s one of the reasons why many people are reluctant to move to a new location. All of this can be doubly hard for seniors. Leaving […]