Park Springs Blog

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...

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a cause we love because brain health is always top of mind at Park Springs. Research shows that the key to slowing the aging process and improving brain health is to nurture the mind, body, and spirit. Through...

Senior living can feel like a whole new world with its own language and unfamiliar rules. But we want you to know that you’re not the only one who is confused when it comes to navigating this new landscape. And that’s why we are here...

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...

One in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by fragile and brittle bones. It’s often called a...

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....