In Gwinnett County, senior living certainly has its advantages. Along with its year-round pleasant climate, this north-central county in Georgia boasts a wonderful array of experiences that will add enrichment and value to every senior’s quality of life.
Arts, History and Entertainment for Seniors in Gwinnett County, GA
Gwinnett County is one of the most historically rich regions in the State and nowhere can you get a better appreciation of its significance than by visiting the Gwinnett County History Museum. In fact, the Museum itself is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum contains artifacts relating to the historical importance of Gwinnett County and guests can also tour the Lawrenceville Female Seminary, which is located on the grounds of the Museum.
Nobody can appreciate the challenges that our great country has faced quite like our senior citizens and in Gwinnet County, history is acknowledged with grace and fortitude. The Fallen Heroes Memorial is a true testament to the local men and women who gave their life to protect the United States. Made up of 13 massive black granite markers surrounding a bronze eagle sculpture, this memorial is a must-see for anyone who has fought in a war or lost a loved one in the line of duty or public safety service.
Meanwhile, the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse can be found in downtown Lawrenceville. This majestic building sits on two gorgeous acres and it is open for self-guided walking tours and regularly offers free art exhibits. The Courthouse is also home to the Gwinnett Veterans Council Memorial Museum, the Gwinnett Historical Society and the George Williams Collection of antique furniture, paintings and books.
If you are an arts lover, then you’re going to love what the region has to offer. The Gwinnett Center is home to four major attractions – the Performing Arts Center, the Hudgens Center for the Arts, the Arena at Gwinnett Center and the Convention Center. Seniors can take advantage of discounts on admission prices while enjoying a host of art displays and exhibits, live music and theatre performances, sporting events, tradeshows and more. Or, if you want to express your own creativity, art classes on various topics are also available at the Hudgens Center.
Dining and Shopping in Gwinnett County
When you live in Gwinnett County, you’re never that far from some of the best restaurants and shopping in the state. Stone Mountain, while actually located in neighboring counties, is still conveniently close and it offers a fantastic array of award-winning eateries and shopping boutiques, while the county itself is home to every type of cuisine imaginable.
Meanwhile, for the ultimate shopping experience in the area, head over to the Mill Creek District near Buford and you’ll find the Mall of Georgia, the largest mall of its kind in the state. The Mall of Georgia offers three levels of shopping and more than two hundred stores. It even has its own 500-seat auditorium.
Senior Services and Healthcare in Gwinnett County, GA
Gwinnett County has one of the best senior services programs in the country. Open to all citizens aged 60 or older, the senior services programs are affordable because they are based on a sliding fee scale, so your cost is determined by your income. There are three senior activity centers in the county (Lawrenceville, Buford and Norcross) where seniors can enjoy a host of activities, classes and get-togethers.
Enjoy a Better Life at Park Springs®
Life at Park Springs is all about active, independent living for seniors and living here makes enjoying Gwinnett County easy and convenient. OurGwinnett County senior housing community looks and feels like a luxurious resort and it offers everything you need to enjoy a physically active, socially interesting and intellectually enlightening lifestyle.
Along with everything Gwinnett County has to offer, the campus of Park Springs offers our Members a state-of-the-art fitness center, four distinct dining venues, a huge 50,000 square-foot clubhouse, an on-site wellness clinic, on-site nursing and assisted living services and a generous supply of indoor and outdoor amenities.
Park Springs is the Wise Choice for Atlanta Senior Living and a recipient of the National Association of Homebuilders Award for the Best New Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in America and we’re dedicated to providing exceptional quality of life to those of age 62 and over. To learn more about our award-winning senior community in Gwinnett County, contact us today.