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Senior Activities Fourth of July Activities for Seniors to Enjoy in Alpharetta

The COVID-19 epidemic has hit Georgia extremely hard, especially in the metro Atlanta area. Most parks have canceled public gatherings, and there will be no July 4 celebration at Wills Park this year. The dearth of large, traditional Independence Day gatherings doesn’t have to destroy your festive spirit, though. Here are some senior activities to help you celebrate the holiday while staying safe.

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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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Lifestyle, Family Activities Best Senior-Friendly Restaurants in Crabapple, GA

Many seniors look forward to a retirement that enables them to savor delicious meals, especially home-cooked ones. The truth is that no one can cook every meal, and dining out offers a welcome change of pace, especially if you make an evening of it with someone you love. These senior-friendly restaurants in Crabapple, Georgia, will ensure that you enjoy every meal. 

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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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