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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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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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