One of the challenges of growing older is how much harder it is to maintain a close social network. Neighbors move away, health needs intensify, and mobility issues make it difficult to get out––these and other age-related changes can lead to isolation, loneliness, and depression. On...

Aging Topic celebrated National Dog Day by sharing research regarding the benefits of dog ownership for seniors that was provided by Isakson Living’s Park Springs and Peachtree Hills Place communities. Some of the fido-friendly facts shared include: A study in The Journal of Physical Activity...

There’s a reason we love pets here at Park Springs––they’re good for our Members! In Independent Living, we welcome cats and dogs of all sizes, even larger dogs. From the walking paths throughout our 61-acre campus to the longer trails right next door at Stone...

For millions of unpaid U.S. caregivers, finding a healthy balance between taking care of children and elderly loved ones is a constant challenge—and often a drain on time, health, and finances. According to a 2017 report from Transamerica Institute, 74 percent surveyed have been caregivers for...

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) requires that IRA owners and participants in qualified employer sponsored retirement plans (QRPs) such as 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and governmental 457(b)s must begin taking distributions annually from these accounts. These distributions are referred to as RMDs. Once you reach your required...

Park Springs Healthcare Administrator Nadia Williams recently shared the powerful story of how we’ve come full circle from where we were one year ago when Park Springs locked the doors to the outside world on The Eden Alternative Live show. Click to view her interview....

Don’t forget to name beneficiaries. Naming a beneficiary keeps you in control: at death, assets in the account are transferred to the person(s) you designate. What happens if you do not specify who the beneficiary(ies) will be? In some cases, the governing agreement may...

Are you having conversations with your parents or a loved one about moving them to assisted living? Here are a few points you might want to discuss with them as you help make this tough decision. Myth 1: I’ll miss my home too much. Reality: To be...

See the latest news about what our Members and staff in the Winter 2021 volume of Live Park Springs, our quarterly newsletter. CLICK HERE to Download Our Newsletter...