Park Springs Blog

Art and artists have become a big deal here (at Park Springs) after initial Herculean efforts. When our community opened, there was an intense struggle for power between competing groups. One room seemed large enough to accommodate art groups with varying interests. The problem was that...

Mrs. Barbara Rives, a long-time Member of Park Springs, the luxury retirement community in Stone Mountain, observes life with an artist’s eye – and shares her stories in many different ways. The retired elementary school teacher calls herself “a frustrated writer” – though she is anything...

When Mame and Charlie Hooper moved to Park Springs on July 26, 2006, they were the first to move into the 6000 building, where they live in a beautifully appointed 1,800 sq. ft. villa overlooking the tree tops on the 54-acre campus. For Mr. Hooper, the...

When Doug Burns makes up his mind, things happen quickly. Mr. Burns moved into Park Springs in December 2015. He and his late wife Judy had built their forever home in Duluth, but the home had become too quiet. Even though he had served for years...

Enjoy Two 18-Hole Championship Golf Courses In Their Backyard  Les Carter was 78 years when he started playing golf after moving to Park Springs, Atlanta’s premier retirement community located at the foot of Stone Mountain. Today, 12 years later, Mr. Carter is the Member Liaison for...

After raising their two children in Brookhaven, where they lived for 25 years, followed by 17 years in their large Sandy Springs home, Chris and Linda Clark knew that they wanted to make only one more move – and stay in the Atlanta area. “We decided...

Two years ago, in May 2014, Dr. and Mrs. John and Marilyn Peatman moved to Park Springs after 48 years in their home in Brookhaven. The lively couple, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary in June, met at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where Dr....