16 Jul Park Springs’ Culture of Wellness Includes Being Social
As Deborah Long outlines in her excellent article in Grandparents.com, 6 Health Benefits of Being Social, being social really does contribute to seniors’ health and wellbeing.
At Park Springs, Members have access to a wealth of opportunities to make new friends, participate in cultural, intellectual and fitness activities, and stretch their creative talents. The Member-driven lifestyle at Park Springs focuses on wellness and personal growth – year-round.
“Living here is like living in a charming small town where you’ll always find a friendly face and a willing partner for bridge or coffee or a walk around campus,” says Susan Mahoney, Director of Sales for Park Springs.
Just take a glance at Park Springs’ monthly calendar of activities in July 2015 (and this is just a small sampling!):
- Lectures (Men’s Forum, Women’s Forum, Bible Study)
- Stretch, tone and balance classes
- Reel to Reel movies
- Bridge, Trivia, Rummikub and more
- Special parties and events (Fourth of July, Taste of Park Springs, Park Springs Anniversary)
- Theatrical performances, concerts, lunch, dinner off campus
- Museum tours, and much more
According to Deborah Long’s article, there are distinct health benefits from being social. Being social may:
- Add years to your life
- Reduce the risk of stroke
- Boost your immune system
- Encourage good habits
- Lower or delay your risk of memory loss or Alzheimer’s disease
- Relieve pain
To learn more about living at Park Springs by Isakson Living, or to schedule a personal tour of Park Springs, please contact one of Park Springs’ Residency Counselors at 678-684-3300 or visit www.parksprings.com.