“Family members, friends, and neighbors devote countless hours to providing care to their relatives or loved ones. During National Family Caregivers Month, we recognize and thank the humble heroes who do so much to keep our families and communities strong.” – President Barack Obama, NFC Month Proclamation 2012.
American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement.
“When you’re going through menopause, and you’re a seasoned woman, and you’ve been through three really serious relationships and the last one you thought would be forever, and to wake up alone, and… it’s hard. It really took me a long time to get over that depression. You know, I covered it up with super-volunteerism.” – Wanda for Graying of AIDS
Sunrise at Buckhead is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located 10 minutes from Interstate 85. From the facility, the Capital City Country Club is a short drive away and the Piedmont Hospital is reachable in 15 minutes.
Sunrise of Huntcliff Summit II is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is conveniently located a 4-minute walk from the Huntridge Shopping Center. Residents who like the great outdoors will also appreciate the fact that the facility is located a 4-minute drive from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
As a grandparent, there’s nothing greater than spending time with your grandkids.
There’s something just so amazing about watching those youngsters grow up, while you get to share precious time, stories and experiences with them.
Arbor Terrace at Cascade is an assisted living facility, based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are located just a 14 minute drive from the Lionel Hampton Park and 12 minutes from the N. Camp Creek Parkway Nature Preserve. So, if you love nature and are looking to find an assisted living facility in Atlanta, you may want to give them a look.
Atria Buckhead is a senior living facility, located in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located in a nice part of the city, just 13-minutes from the Shady Valley Park and 11 minutes by car from the Atlantic Station shopping center. They offer a range of care options, from independent living and short-term stays to assisted living and memory care.
Belmont Village Buckhead is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located in the Sandy Springs neighborhood. This puts the facility 3 minutes by car (or a 25 minute walk) from the Ridgeview Park. It is also just a 3 minute drive from the Northside Hospital Sleep Disorders Center and 5 minutes from Interstate 285.
Travel is energizing, relaxing and wonderfully transformative. It is also good for your health.
A recent CNN show even claimed that travel for pleasure can add years to your life. Perhaps this is because activities associated with travel, like walking and social engagement are good for both the brain and body.