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Senior Activities Everything You Need to Know About the Crabapple Market

Milton, Georgia, was once a quiet mill town with miles of sprawling farms and more horses than people. But over the past few decades, Atlanta urbanites have fled the city, seeking a quieter life that still boasts all the conveniences of city living. As a result, Milton has grown into a thriving region all its own, with plenty of unique restaurants and boutiques, all while maintaining the friendly spirit, low crime, and verdant pastures of its past. You don’t have to spend your Milton retirement riding horses or tending a garden if you prefer the faster pace of city life. The Crabapple Market has breathed new life into Milton, and is everyone’s favorite destination for brunch, shopping, and more. 

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Senior Resources 4 Things for Seniors to Do in Crabapple, Georgia

Although it’s located in Fulton County, Crabapple, Georgia, is worlds away from the busy, congested city life of Atlanta. Once home to thriving families of Cherokee Native Americans, Crabapple is now a rapidly developing city. But it retains its rural roots. Family restaurants and trendy boutiques are surrounded by horse farms, plant nurseries, and rolling green hills. It’s the perfect retirement spot for seniors who want the convenience of city living, but without all the noise and congestion. Here are some great resources for seniors seeking a little excitement in Crabapple. 

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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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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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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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News Bridging the Intergenerational Gap with Music at Arbor Terrace at Crabapple

Children and seniors can learn a lot from one another. Children connect seniors to the future, remind them of the simple joys of youth, and love without judgment. Seniors offer children wisdom, gentle encouragement, and an understanding of how we are all rooted in the past. Yet bridging generational gaps can prove difficult. Music allows people of all ages to connect, even without speaking. Last January, Arbor Terrace at Crabapple began connecting children and seniors through the Giving Tree Intergenerational Preschool Program.

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Team Spotlight Community Team Spotlight: Rachael Phiri

The Arbor team’s commitment to senior care is unrivaled. Their passion is clear in everything they do. Many of our team members have been with us for years, or even decades. We recruit excellent, compassionate people, and then we do all we can to keep them. Rachael Phiri is a med tech, resident assistant, and preceptor at Arbor Terrace at Crabapple. Her quiet commitment to unparalleled care exemplifies everything that makes Arbor great.

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

Alpharetta, Georgia provides an abundance of resources and activities for seniors. From the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center to Meals on Wheels, this town is an exceptional place for senior living. To make senior living even easier for you in Alpharetta, we've gathered all of this information and put it into one convenient location. 

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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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