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Assisted living, Dementia Care Assisted Living vs. Memory Care in Alpharetta, GA

If nationwide trends hold true, nearly 70 percent of people in Alpharetta, Georgia, over the age of 65 will need to seek care from an assisted living or memory care provider at some point in their life. Alpharetta residents who need help with multiple activities of daily living (ADLs) will benefit from assisted living. Those who suffer from Alzheimer’s, other forms of dementia, or age-related cognitive decline will benefit from memory care. However, many find themselves in a gray area that makes it hard to determine exactly which type of care will benefit them most. 

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Senior Living Options [Infographic] An Insider’s Guide to Senior Living in Alpharetta, GA

Just a short drive north from Atlanta, Alpharetta, Georgia, offers residents Southern hospitality married with suburban charm. Active, older adults have flocked to Alpharetta for its outstanding senior resources and easy access to wellness and social activities. Here’s what you need to know about retiring in Alpharetta. Arbor Terrace at Crabapple is proud to be part of the Alpharetta community. Our residents enjoy everything that the area has to offer via our excursions to local favorite spots and by welcoming visitors into our home to share their services and talents. Call us today to learn more about the Arbor lifestyle and how it fits right into your retirement plans. This post was updated in December 2020.

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Senior Housing Senior Housing vs. Low-Income in Atlanta, GA: What You Need to Know

Alpharetta is one of the most sought-after areas in all of Georgia, and it only takes one drive through its gorgeous neighborhoods to understand why everyone wants to retire here. However, living in Alpharetta comes at a price. The Alpharetta area has some of the most expensive home prices in the country, but that doesn’t mean that retiring here is beyond your budget.

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Senior Activities Our Favorite Way to Spend a Day in Crabapple, GA

As the largest state east of the Mississippi by land area, day trips in Georgia can take you from sunny coastal regions to rolling mountains, with scenic trips across green valleys in between. You don’t have to drive across the state to enjoy stunning vistas and exceptional dining.

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Senior Activities, Senior-Friendly 6 Senior-Friendly Parks Near Arbor Terrace at Crabapple

Your local park is more than just scenic green space filled with trees. It’s a place where heart-friendly aerobic exercise is fun, where you can walk the dog without the stress of speeding cars, and where the grandkids can enjoy a picnic while you read a good book. Research consistently finds that access to green space can improve your mental health.

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Resources for Families 14 Resources for Caregivers in Alpharetta, GA

More than 43 million Americans provide unpaid care for a loved one. They average about 20 hours of care per week. Yet the challenges of caregiving remain hidden. Most people don’t know how exhausting caregiving can be until they become a caregiver. Many caregivers worry that their exhaustion means something is wrong with them — not that caregiving is inherently challenging.

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Dementia Care How to Find Good Memory Care in Alpharetta, GA

At least 5.7 million Americans are currently living with dementia. So although dementia can feel profoundly isolating, you’re not alone. Numerous memory care communities are scattered across the country. If you live in Alpharetta or another part of metro Atlanta, you have access to some of the best memory care communities in the country, as well as exceptional hospitals. Emory University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, for example, is just down the road.

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Assisted living 5 Ways Arbor Terrace Is Raising the Bar for Assisted Living in Alpharetta

Arbor Terrace offers assisted living in Alpharetta that’s luxurious, supportive, and convenient to Atlanta, making it an ideal spot to spend your retirement. We know that sometimes getting older means your physical realities don’t live up to your retirement dreams. Our job is to help bridge the gap between the retirement you have and the retirement you deserve. Needing some extra assistance with daily activities doesn’t have to mean compromising your retirement dreams. Here are five ways Arbor Terrace is raising the bar for assisted living in Alpharetta.

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Assisted living Here’s Why You Should Consider Assisted Living in Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton county is the most populous county in Georgia, with more than a million residents. It’s also geographically diverse, extending from the heart of downtown and midtown Atlanta and up into the Alpharetta suburbs. With so many options for entertainment, so many different places and ways to live, and easy access to a veritable cornucopia of resources, it’s also a great place to live. As the nation’s most rapidly aging city, Atlanta is a great place to meet, network, and form lasting relationships with other seniors. Here’s why assisted living in Fulton county might be the perfect choice.

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Crabapple, Community News Marbled Pumpkins Project

In past years, residents at Arbor Terrace Crabapple have enjoyed fall outings to Burt’s Pumpkin Farm, a popular tourist attraction in Dawsonville, Ga., with hayrides, baked goods and more than 20 varieties of pumpkins. This year, in the interest of safety, the team brought the pumpkins to Arbor Terrace! 

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