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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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The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow…

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

When America’s favorite orphan came to the stage this holiday season, a group of residents and staff from St. George Village were on hand to the Off Broadway Children’s Theatre’s production of Annie. Guests gave the cast and theatre glowing reviews! The Off Broadway Children’s Theatre, located in Alpharetta, is a full-service performing arts center […]

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The Season of Giving Thanks

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Full Circle The year has turned its circle, The seasons come and go. The harvest all is gathered in And chilly north winds blow. Orchards have shared their treasures, The fields, their yellow grain, So open wide the doorway Thanksgiving comes again! —Author unknown We at St. George Village wish everyone the blessings of health […]

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The Right Place…at the Right Time

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

“It’s like living in a neighborhood,” says Marian Jones when asked how she feels about St. George Village (SGV). “You know 100 percent of the people here, and everyone is on a first-name basis.” As SGV’s first residents, Marian and Forrest Jones literally do know everyone in the community. They were first on the waiting […]

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The Right Place at the Right Time

The Right Place at the Right Time

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

“It’s like living in a neighborhood,” says Marian Jones when asked how she feels about St. George Village. “You know 100 percent of the people here, and everyone is on a first-name basis.” As SGV’s first residents, Marian and Forrest Jones literally do know everyone in the retirement community. They were first on the waiting […]

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The Key to Intelligent Investing: Life Care

The Key to Intelligent Investing: Life Care

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

Making sound investments is always an important goal to strive for, but as we age, it becomes even more important to invest our resources wisely and for the optimal return. Investment advisor Paul Lang say that most of his older clients have one particular question in mind about their investments. “The main thing they want […]

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The Healthy Aging Eye

By St. George Village | October 10, 2019

As we age, so do our bodies, including our eyes. Many older people experience “low vision” problems like macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, degenerative retinitis pigmentosa and tunnel vision. But there are several things we can do to take care of our eyes and preserve our precious eyesight, as well as possibly prevent or delay some […]

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