Making the Most of Retirement: Creative Ideas for Staying Engaged and Productive

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Making the Most of Retirement: Creative Ideas for Staying Engaged and Productive Retirement can be an exciting and fulfilling time in your life, but it can also be a major adjustment period. For many seniors, the transition from a full-time career to retirement can leave them feeling uncertain about how to fill their newfound free […]

5 Fun Activities Seniors Can Do This Spring in Georgia

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5 Fun Senior Activities To Do This Spring in Georgia You might be wondering what to do with your parents and other grandparents this spring. While you might be ready to move on from the winter, spring is a great time to reconnect with family. In addition to weekly get-togethers, springtime is a wonderful time […]

Love, Joy and Friendships: Seniors Share Their Stories at the Mansions

The Mansions at Alpharetta Senior Stories

Originally posted here: https://citylifestyle.com/atlanta-ga/articles/home-services/love-joy-and-friendships These folks know love and life! We talked to the crew at The Mansions at Alpharetta Senior Independent Living for this special Valentine’s Day report. We asked about the love of their lives and where they find joy these days. Linda Garyantes: LOVE: As you live your life, the love of […]

Meet Katie – The Mansions at Decatur Resident

The Mansions at Decatur Senior Living Community Georgia

Each month, we’re going to highlight one of our great residents at The Mansions. This month, we’d like to introduce you to Katie Johnson, a resident of The Mansions at Decatur. When we spoke to Katie in early February, she mentioned that she had been living at the Decatur location for a couple of months, […]

Fragrant, Sensory Sachets Given as Gifts

Eldergrow Lavendar Sacks

At Gwinnett Park, a resident named Paul has taken leadership of the DIY Culinary Herb Garden Program. When several fellow residents were in the hospital a few months ago, Paul led a group of other residents to dry the lavender from the Eldergrow garden. These residents created fragrant, sensory sachets as gifts for their friends’ […]

Mansions Senior Living Brings Nature Indoors with Eldergrow

Eldergrow Program at The Mansions

As the chilly winter months take hold outside, two Mansions Senior Living communities have found innovative ways to engage residents by bringing nature indoors. The Mansions at Sandy Springs in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, and The Mansions at Gwinnett Park in Lawrenceville, Georgia, have partnered with Seattle-based Eldergrow to bring their indoor therapeutic gardening programs to […]

Best of Gwinnett Winner!

Best of Gwinnett 2021

We’ve done it again. We’re proud to have been voted for by the local community. We were named Best of Gwinnett in 2021 by Gwinnett Magazine. The Best of Gwinnett designation is the highest rating given to the businesses who receive the largest number of votes from the community. Polls stay open for a 10-month […]

The Science of Wellbeing

Eldergrow Program at The Mansions

It’s no surprise that a connection to nature plays a positive role in our wellbeing. There have been hundreds of studies looking at this non-pharmacological approach to wellness and how it improves mood, pain management, and physical recovery. Neuroscience suggests that experiences rooted in nature are a positive distraction that can increase pain tolerance and […]

The Effects of Isolation & the Importance of Socialization

Importance of Socialization

As we grow older, we tend to become more isolated. Friends and family move away. We tend to restrict our social outings to the familiar, which can decrease over time. Eventually, our social group grows smaller. This can lead to extreme isolation. Studies have shown that loneliness and isolation can lead to serious health problems. […]

The Mansions Testimonial from a Former Resident’s Family

Resident Testimonial

We are coming up on a year since dad left us for his Heavenly home. I’m writing to let you know how much we appreciate all that the Mansions did to make his final years enjoyable. When we first started talking about his moving there, he was totally against it. But the day of his […]