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Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Story?!

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

St. George Village residents have a diversity and wealth of knowledge and talents, which they often share with their neighbors. For example, Jo Sanders and Mary Apps are professional storytellers who love to share their entertaining ability with others. Using their voices and gestures to make characters and plot lines come alive, Mary and Jo […]

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What a beautiful day for a cookout

What a beautiful day for a cookout!

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Wellington Court residents enjoyed a menu of hamburgers, hot dogs, coleslaw, watermelon, baked beans and banana pudding while soaking up a bit of sunshine on the veranda overlooking a beautiful waterfall! These family fun events are scheduled throughout the spring and summer months for all Wellington Court residents. Family members of residents were encouraged to join […]

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Well Worth It: Stay Fit, Stay Healthy

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Fitness plays a vital role in health and overall wellness, regardless of our age. But people who stay fit and active are more likely to experience fewer health problems — both physically and mentally — as they age. The wellness program at St. George Village is one of the many ways the community supports the […]

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Vitamin D is Crucial to Your Overall Health and Well-Being

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Recent studies show that bone and teeth health, as well as breast, colon and immune system health, can be improved simply by making sure you get enough vitamin D. Senior citizens, especially, can be affected by low levels of vitamin D. According to a study published in the Archives of International Medicine, an estimated 40-100 percent […]

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Visiting the Rich History of Martha Berry

Visiting the Rich History of Martha Berry

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Twenty St. Georgia Villagers recently hopped on the bus for a drive up to Rome, Ga. and a visit to Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum at Berry College. Oak Hill is the historic Greek Revival home and estate of Berry College founder Martha Berry. The Martha Berry Museum houses a permanent exhibition that […]

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Visiting an Icon of Atlanta’s Past

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

A lively group of St. George Village residents and staff recently visited The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta to view the special exhibition, Return to Rich’s: The Story Behind the Store. Founded in 1867, Rich’s Department Store grew into one of the most influential and beloved institutions in Atlanta before being absorbed into […]

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Understanding Medicare

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

During Medicare’s annual open enrollment period, which ends December 7, millions of Medicare beneficiaries must decide on their Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan for the coming year. While many factors go into deciding about a plan—cost, choice of doctors, benefits—there’s one important question Medicare beneficiaries should ask: What is the quality rating of the plans […]

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Thriving on the Volunteer Spirit

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

There’s always something you can do for someone else, no matter how old you are! Serving others as a volunteer has many perks for seniors, including providing a sense of purpose. In turn, that purpose can provide a more active lifestyle — physically, mentally and socially — that can contribute to improved overall health and […]

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Three Ways to Stay in Shape as You Get Older

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

by Gary Player As a professional golfer, it has always been important to me to stay in shape—and you can do so, too. As a matter of fact, my commitment to health and fitness has been a big part of my success in golf, winning tournaments over the course of five decades. However, as I […]

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There No Age Limit on Staying Active and Loving Life

There’s No Age Limit on Staying Active and Loving Life

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

“I like the companionship. You always feel like you have friends here,” says Mary Shern, who moved to St. George Village in 2006. “It reminds me a little bit of living in the dorm in college — you can borrow whatever you need!” That youthful college spirit is still quite evident in Mary’s vivacious, enthusiastic […]

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