Park Springs Blog

Congratulations to Park Springs Member, Martha Sheffield on earning the National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat for her garden! Although Sheffield downsized from 27 acres in Lithonia, to approximately an eighth of an acre at Park Springs, she didn’t have to give up her green...

When deciding whether to stay with Medicare or choosing a Managed Care program there are many things to take into consideration.   Medicare A is for hospital and skilled nursing stays while Medicare B is going to cover doctors visits, all modalities of therapy (physical, occupational and...

An article featured on Senior Housing News reports a study has found that loneliness can speed up the aging process. The study, published by Cornell in Psychology and Aging, notes that “the social pain of loneliness produces changes in the body that mimic the aging...

Featured on America’s Commercial Real Estate Show, Andy Isakson, managing partner of Isakson Living, is quoted in the article “CREShow: Seniors Housing Appeal Grows for Investors.” According to the article, Michael Bull, the host of the show, and guests discussed the senior housing sector and...

Our society seems to be obsessed with the negative aspects of aging.  Research has shown some of the secrets to successful aging include socialization, finding meaningful activities, and accepting changes. Aging gracefully is by no means an effortless task but attitude plays a critical role...

Park Springs has been awarded recognition as an official wildlife habitat from the National Wildlife Federation! Martha Sheffield, a Park Springs Member, stepped forward to make this recognition possible. As a Certified Wildlife Habitat, Park Springs joins a prestigious group of sites throughout the country...

Today, the Wall Street Journal has an interesting section entitled "Squaring off on Personal Finance" Two issues that are discussed in this section are closely related to Park Springs. These sections deal with the current state of the housing market, and the decision to purchase...

As the Registered Dietitian, I am regularly asked questions about healthy eating options. Suggestions from family or friends, as well as the infromation from the mainstream Media, can make these choices seem difficult. You may have read the most current information, but the advice may...

If so, list your home now.  Those who have their home on the market in the spring and summer are 12% more likely to sell their home than listing it in the fall or winter.  That statistic was just one of many positive reasons to...