You're Never To Old To Find The Free RoadFor adults, finding a new hobby or rediscovering your love for an old hobby means finding a new love in life. Maybe you have only dreamed of riding a motorcycle before being too caught up in life to make it happen. Or maybe you have fond memories of cruising through your neighborhood on your bicycle, meeting up with friends, and feeling the wind glide through your hair as you zoom down the road. Biking is a freeing hobby for active adults, but if you wanted to take it a step further? There is never a wrong time to have fun, live your best life, and pursue your interest. You can start riding a motorcycle at any age, and the Holbrook team, having senior living communities in Acworth and across the Southeast, is here to support your passions. Below is our guide on what to consider before getting back on the road.
Holbrook Woodstock: Now OpenIt was an event to be remembered for our newest community: Holbrook Woodstock. We had a fabulous time at the grand opening with music, exceptional refreshments, and smiles everywhere you looked. With a theme glorifying yesteryear, the gathering was a feel-good time for everyone and offered the same premium experience Holbrook residents can experience on a daily basis. As our guests could see, our Woodstock location is a continuation of Holbrook’s longstanding tradition of setting the standard for active living communities.
Spring Gardening and Its Great BenefitsFor many people, it always feels good to start a project from the ground up and watch it come to fruition after a certain period of time. As spring has sprung this year and mother nature has graced us with beautiful, warm weather, what is a better way to celebrate the season than getting started on spring gardening? As one of the top senior living communities in Decatur, we help our residents embrace gardening because we greatly value the benefits that it brings.
How Downsizing Can Upgrade Your RetirementEven after a career full of accomplishments, your best years are still ahead of you. First off, congratulations on your impending or recent retirement! This milestone is of course cause for celebration but also is an opportunity to look forward to a fulfilling new chapter in life. One of the more beneficial ways to facilitate a dream-oriented retirement is downsizing. We understand how this is a difficult decision to make; to help, below is a brief guide on how to make this transition as well as the benefits of downsizing into a Holbrook community.
Saying Thanks and Staying SafeWe have all seen the news and stories about the difficulties and disappointments that have happened this year—it has been a year of cancelations and changes in plans. That said, the holidays are nearing, and you can’t cancel Thanksgiving! Even in what has undoubtedly been a challenging year, we can still find plenty of reasons to be thankful. At Holbrook, we prioritize health, wellness, and happiness. Throughout our many locations, our community has so much to be thankful for. As Thanksgiving nears, let us take a look at the ways to celebrate while staying safe.
Staying Safe During Fall 2020Halloween is just around the corner, and before we know it, Thanksgiving will be here. With the weather cooling down and the holidays just ahead, this is a favorite time of year for many. Unfortuantely, as we know all too well, 2020 has been a hard year to enjoy; plans have been altered and canceled. However, there are a few fall activities we can still enjoy such as apple picking and going leaf peeping—we just have to do it carefully this year. While you may think of this health and safety information as common knowledge now, it’s important to remember all these points when out and about this fall season. From one of the state's top senior living communities, here are a few health and safety reminders as you go out exploring Woodstock and Georgia this fall.
Control Your Future with Early Estate PlanningExperts say it is never too early to start planning your estate—case and point, some even say you should start estate planning in your 20s. That said, while in your 50s or beyond, now is the time to start planning; it's never too early or late to start. There are many benefits to early estate planning—not only in the best interest of you, but also your loved ones. As one of Georgia's leading senior living communities, join the Holbrook Life staff in exploring what early estate planning is and why it's so essential for you and your loved ones.
Doing The Right Thing Can Be LonelyHumans are social creatures. It’s in our nature to come together both physically and emotionally. But when staying apart becomes a matter of public health, it’s equally natural to feel isolated and lonely. Social connection is an important aspect of overall wellbeing. The longer the isolation, the higher the risk of developing depression or anxiety. Don’t let this scare you, though! There are many ways to combat this, and people have been finding new and creative ways to stay engaged and productive no matter the circumstances. Here are just a few great strategies for staying connected during quarantine. Note: If you're feeling a persistent sadness or anxiety that interferes with day-to-day life, consider talking to a therapist, which is also available online.
Chirping birds, flowers in bloom, and warm weather - what's a better way to spend a summer day than having a family picnic? Going on a picnic can do wonders for both your physical and mental well-being. At Holbrook Life, we celebrate being a premier active adult living community for those seeking senior living communities in Woodstock, Acworth and Decatur. So let us share one of the best ways to escape and re-charge your batteries this summer, with a picnic.